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February 5, 2014

Trendy British retailer Topshop/Topman plans to open a 40,000-sq-ft. flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York.

London – Trendy British retailer Topshop/Topman plans to open a 40,000-sq-ft. flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York. The new Manhattan store will be located on the corner of 49th Street, and is adjacent to Rockefeller Center.

September 9, 2013

Subway is entering a cross-platform advertising partnership with NBCUniversal for its new interactive game show “Million Second Quiz.”

Milford, Conn. – Subway is entering a cross-platform advertising partnership with NBCUniversal for its new interactive game show “Million Second Quiz.” In addition to providing gift cards to contestants during the course of the show, Subway will offer photo opportunities and social media engagements.

Other aspects of the joint campaign will include messaging on Facebook and Twitter, a prize of a year’s worth of foot-long subs via an NBC radio promotion, and a Subway presence in the live stream both online and in the MSQ App.

April 26, 2013

Goldman Sachs has put together a $1.75 billion financing package for J.C. Penney Co., with the loan backed by the retailer’s real estate and other assets, according to CNBC.

New York -- Goldman Sachs has put together a $1.75 billion financing package for J.C. Penney Co., with the loan backed by the retailer’s real estate and other assets, according to CNBC.

The news, which has not yet been confirmed by Penney, comes a day after investor George Soros reported a 7.9% stake in the company. Goldman also has not responded to a request for comment.

Earlier this month, Penney borrowed $850 million from its $1.85 billion revolving credit facility to boost its cash position and buy inventory.   

July 12, 2012

Walgreens recently upgraded its general lighting across 80% of the chain's nationwide locations, through a partnership with GE Lighting.

East Cleveland, Ohio -- Walgreens recently upgraded its general lighting across 80% of the chain's nationwide locations, through a partnership with GE Lighting.

As part of its new lighting initiative, Walgreens said it has changed its lights to the new GE F25 T8 linear fluorescent tubes, which is designed to save thousands of dollars as it impacts more than 4.3 million lights at nearly 7,000 stores. Additionally, the new linear fluorescent fixtures from GE Lighting are expected to increase energy efficiency by 9% and extend re-lamp cycles by 10%.

January 4, 2012

A report released by the International Council of Shopping Centers and Goldman Sachs said that post-Christmas shopping surges propelled U.S. same-store sales significantly forward during the week after Christmas.

New York City -- A report released Wednesday by the International Council of Shopping Centers and Goldman Sachs said that post-Christmas shopping surges propelled U.S. same-store sales significantly forward during the week after Christmas.

October 12, 2011

A report released Wednesday by GE Capital found that the majority of retail CFOs are fairly optimistic about their industry, even though the outlook for the economy has soured.

Norwalk, Conn. -- A report released Wednesday by GE Capital found that the majority of retail CFOs are fairly optimistic about their industry, even though the outlook for the economy has soured.

According to the GE Capital Middle-Market CFO Survey, 58% of retail CFOs believe their revenues will increase in 2011. However, that has dropped from 80% in the first quarter. Less than half – 42% -- expect to increase capital expenditures, up from 38% in the first quarter.

April 13, 2011

Brookstone has launched a new Quick-Response (QR) code program in 30 New York-area Brookstone stores, including locations in Rockefeller Center and JFK airport, to provide shoppers with reviews, videos and product information.

Merrimack, N.H. -- Brookstone has launched a new Quick-Response (QR) code program in 30 New York-area Brookstone stores, including locations in Rockefeller Center and JFK airport, to provide shoppers with reviews, videos and product information.

The program allows to shoppers will see black-and-white QR codes located next to products. By snapping an image with their smartphone QR application, consumers can quickly access real-time customer reviews and product videos and even shop a greater selection of similar products at Brookstone’s website.

January 14, 2011

Kenneth Cole Productions is closing its flagship store in Rockefeller Center and eight other stores this year, the company disclosed in a regulatory filing, according to Crain’s New York.

New York City -- Kenneth Cole Productions is closing its flagship store in Rockefeller Center and eight other stores this year, the company disclosed in a regulatory filing, according to Crain’s New York.

Located in a major tourist hub, the Rockefeller Center spot has been on the market for more than two years, according to real estate brokers, the report said. Kenneth Cole has occupied the 13,000-sq-ft. for about 10 years.

January 14, 2011

Kenneth Cole Productions is closing its flagship store in Rockefeller Center and eight other stores this year, the company disclosed in a regulatory filing, according to Crain’s New York.

New York City -- Kenneth Cole Productions is closing its flagship store in Rockefeller Center and eight other stores this year, the company disclosed in a regulatory filing, according to Crain’s New York.

Located in a major tourist hub, the Rockefeller Center spot has been on the market for more than two years, according to real estate brokers, the report said. Kenneth Cole has occupied the 13,000-sq-ft. for about 10 years.

January 4, 2011

A report released Tuesday by the International Council of Shopping Centers and Goldman Sachs Group said that U.S. retail sales are up 3.6% on a year-over-year basis.

New York City -- A report released Tuesday by the International Council of Shopping Centers and Goldman Sachs Group said that U.S. retail sales are up 3.6% on a year-over-year basis.

Same-store sales at a selection of U.S. retailers rose 0.4% from the week ended Jan. 1 from the prior week, the groups also said.

October 4, 2010

Burlingame, Calif.-based Gymboree Corp. has retained Goldman Sachs to find a buyer, according to a...

May 3, 2010

The Fresh Market on Monday filed for an initial public offering to raise up to...

January 28, 2010

GE Lighting, a unit of GE Appliances & Lighting, has announced the establishment of GE...

September 30, 2009

NewOak Capital said Wednesday it has appointed Amy Levenson to the position of managing director...

April 22, 2008

The Fresh Market announced Wednesday that it has hired Goldman Sachs to explore a sale,...

Greensboro, N.C. The Fresh Market announced Wednesday that it has hired Goldman Sachs to explore a sale, after 25 years as a family-owned company.

The gourmet grocer, which operates 80 stores in 18 states, will explore outside investment opportunities.

“Because of our strong history, recent success and ongoing plans for growing the company, we are in a unique and ideal position right now to consider offers for outside investment,” the company said in a statement.

It added that it expects the process to take several months to complete.

December 19, 2007

New York City Target Corp. shares continued to decline Thursday after the discount retailer said...

September 4, 2007

New York, The...

February 28, 2007

When the Retail Contractors Association (RCA) was formed some 17 years ago, it was with...