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Jun 12, 2014

DDR, Blackstone Buy $2 Billion's Worth of Shopping Centers 

In what will mark one of the largest retail portfolio deals year-to-date, shopping center REIT DDR and private equity firm Blackstone formed a joint....More
Jun 05, 2014

Can the Crumbnut Save Crumbs Bake Shop? 

Or "How to Fail in the Retail Business Without Really Trying."....More
May 19, 2014

Will Omni-Channel Retailing Create a New Rent Model? 

Many landlords are thinking about how to help their tenants create viable omni-channel strategies--and reap financial benefits in return....More
May 18, 2014

New Show Format Not a Hit with Some Retail Executives 

RECon attendees worry they'll have to fit most of their deal-making into one day....More
May 05, 2014

America's Five Most Visited Chains 

24/Wall Street looks at the retail chains most frequented by U.S. consumers....More
Apr 25, 2014

Forever 21 Launching New Concept 

The concept will reportedly aim for even lower price points, starting in the single digits....More
Apr 23, 2014

Best Markets for Retail Investment 

Consulting firm Buxton based its rankings on population growth and opening plans by retailers and restaurant chains in its database....More
Apr 18, 2014

A Short Tutorial on Trader Joe's 

Learn some tidbits about what distinguishes Trader Joe's stores from its competitors....More
Apr 18, 2014

Riggio Talks Barnes & Noble Strategy 

The chain's co-founder claims e-readers are becoming less of a challenge to bricks-and-mortar sales....More
Apr 14, 2014

CBL to Sell a Quarter of its Malls 

The sales will take place over a two- to three-year period and are meant to help improve CBL's NOI results....More
Apr 07, 2014

Worst Retail CEOs 

On a general list of 9 Worst CEOs, five out of nine were heads of big retail companies....More
Apr 02, 2014

Top Rated Retail CEOs 

Which retail executives have the highest approval ratings?....More
Mar 31, 2014

Neiman Marcus May Anchor Hudson Yards 

The luxury department store is reportedly negotiating a deal for a 200,000-sq.-ft. multi-level store at the high-profile development....More
Mar 19, 2014

Fairway: Growing Pains or a Huge Mistake? 

The New York-based chain has reportedly been losing money since going public last April....More
Mar 14, 2014

How to Recycle Your Store 

Dollar General concentrates on remodeling rather than relocating its smaller stores....More
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Senior associate editor Elaine Misonzhnik has been writing for National Real Estate Investor since June 2006 and has covered commercial real estate for more than 12 years. She first became...
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