April 13, 2015

Sears Holdings will eventually need to sell more stuff to shoppers to remain viable as a retailer, but in the meantime the company has shown itself to be more adept at generating cash through complex real estate deals that unlock the value of an increasingly less productive store base. 

April 1, 2015

Sears Holding Corp. is looking to raise more than $2.5 billion by selling its stores to a real estate investment trust. 

March 30, 2015

New data from two leading retail industry trade groups show that, once again, the demise of the nation’s malls is greatly exaggerated. 

February 13, 2015

Puerto Rico is home to many retailers’ most productive units and now Saks and Nordstrom are looking to get in on the action when they open their first locations next month in the island’s new Mall of San Juan. 

January 13, 2015

Strong e-commerce growth and omnichannel contributed to a healthy holiday shopping sales season at Belk. 

January 6, 2015

A 3.7% same store sales increase during the holidays has J.C. Penney feeling good about the continued growth of its business.

December 22, 2014

Belk Inc. has renewed its agreement with eBay Enterprise to manage multi-site customer support. 

November 14, 2014

New stores, 3.9% same store sales growth and increased loyalty propelled Nordstrom to record third quarter sales.

November 7, 2014

A one-of-a-kind interactive holiday adventure awaits families in several malls across the country.  General Growth Properties (GGP) today unveiled Adventure to Santa, a DreamWorks DreamPlace holiday experience that starts with Shrek, ends with Santa and blends storytelling with cutting-edge technology. 

November 7, 2014

A one-of-a-kind interactive holiday adventure awaits families in several malls across the country.  General Growth Properties (GGP) today unveiled Adventure to Santa, a DreamWorks DreamPlace holiday experience that starts with Shrek, ends with Santa and blends storytelling with cutting-edge technology. 

September 15, 2014

Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s will be among the first retailers to support the new Apple Pay mobile payment system, which will be available beginning this fall on new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus mobile devices, as well as on the newly unveiled Apple Watch. It’s just part of the company’s expanding omnichannel strategy.

August 14, 2014

Nordstrom’s second quarter earnings were in line with its expectations. The results come two weeks after the company said it was acquiring Trunk Club, a men’s personalized clothing service, for $350 million.

July 25, 2014

High-end department store Von Maur plans to open its 30th location on October 18 in Oklahoma City. The new location will be the company’s first in the state and will be part of the city’s Quail Springs Mall.

May 16, 2014

Nordstrom’s full line stores saw first quarter same store sales decline but the department store operator’s off price Rack division is doing just fine.

April 22, 2014

RetailMeNot has some interesting plans in store for mall goers following an agreement with General Growth Properties allowing it to serve as the mall operators preferred digital coupon provider.

April 22, 2014

RetailMeNot has some interesting plans in store for mall goers following an agreement with General Growth Properties allowing it to serve as the mall operators preferred digital coupon provider.

February 20, 2014

Rapid expansion of Nordstrom Rack stores and strong sales at the off price division enabled the department store retailer to exceed its fourth quarter profit forecast.

February 5, 2014

Seattle-based Nordstrom plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at Christiana Fashion Center in Newark, Del. The approximately 35,000-sq.-ft. store, which is scheduled to open in fall 2015, is the company’s first Rack location in the state.

November 13, 2013

O’Connor Capital Partners, a privately owned, independent real estate investment, development and management firm, has named Glenn J. Rufrano as chairman and CEO.

November 13, 2013

O’Connor Capital Partners, a privately owned, independent real estate investment, development and management firm, has named Glenn J. Rufrano as chairman and CEO.

November 3, 2013

Von Maur has opened its first location in Alabama, just outside of Birmingham, at Riverchase Galleria in Hoover. The 185,000-sq.-ft. store is one of the largest locations in the country.

October 28, 2013

Regional department store retailer Von Maur isn’t so regional anymore following the opening of its first store in New York.

September 30, 2013

Von Maur plans to open its 29th store at Riverchase Galleria Mall in Hoover, Ala., on Nov. 2. Located just outside of Birmingham, Ala., the three-level, 185,000-sq.-ft. store will be the company's first location in Alabama as well as one of the retailer’s largest stores in the country.

September 12, 2013

Online fashion subscription retailer JustFab has opened a 3,000-sq.-ft. flagship at the Glendale Galleria, Glendale, Calif. It is the company’s first physical store.