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Nov 06, 2013

Teens Deserting the Mall for Their Smartphones 

A Piper Jaffray study found the number of times teens visit malls every year has fallen 30 percent since 2007....More
Oct 24, 2013

Why J.C. Penney Store Closings May Not Be Soon in Coming 

For this department store chain, getting rid of underperforming stores won't be so easy....More
Oct 23, 2013

Cerberus Exploring Acquisition of Safeway 

Cerberus is reportedly one of a number of private equity players that has expressed interest in the supermarket chain....More
Oct 22, 2013

Images from Sears' Stores: Is This What Giving Up Looks Like? 

This collection of photos from the chain's New York and New Jersey stores won't reassure anyone....More
Oct 17, 2013

Uniqlo Opens Pop-Up Store in New York Subway Station 

The location may allow Uniqlo to take advantage of adverse weather conditions to drive up sales....More
Oct 16, 2013

Fresh Thyme Supermarket Chain Releases Store Rollout Details 

The new grocery concept, described as like Whole Foods with more affordable prices, will open 47 stores over the next six years....More
Oct 10, 2013

Whole Foods to Open in Newark 

The upscale supermarket chain continues its strategy of opening in new kinds of markets....More
Oct 10, 2013

Nine Best Markets for Restaurant Openings 

The findings are based on markets with the best job growth prospects....More
Oct 09, 2013

Sears Selling Profitable Stores 

It can't be a good sign that the retailer needs money so badly it's willing to sell its strongest assets....More
Oct 07, 2013

What Going to the Restaurant Will be Like in 2020

Nation's Restaurant News looks at the future of the restaurant business....More
Oct 07, 2013

The Beginning of the End for hhgregg, or Just the Beginning? 

Faced with falling profits, formerly on-fire electronics retailer hhgregg is expanding its offerings to furniture and exercise equipment....More
Sep 26, 2013

New Grocery Concept With an Unusual Twist

The Daily Table Project to sell food that's just past its expiration date....More
Sep 25, 2013

Will J.C. Penney Be Gone After the Holiday Season?

The retailer's shares keep falling as it expects lackluster holiday sales and looks for additional sources of financing....More
Sep 23, 2013

Anatomy of Failure 

Supermarket News tracks how Tesco got it wrong in its U.S. expansion....More
Sep 17, 2013

Analysts Speak About Safeway 

The consensus is the company is struggling to catch up and needs to further cut prices....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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