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Aug 20, 2013

Barnes & Nobles Buyout Now a Pipe Dream

Founder Leonard Riggio says plans to buy the retailer are now off the table, at least in the near term....More
Aug 16, 2013

Ackman to Exit J.C. Penney Investment?

Bill Ackman may be getting ready to sell his 18 percent stake in the retailer....More
Aug 08, 2013

Tesco May Not Find a Buyer for U.S. Stores

Supermarket News reports talks with Yucaipa Cos. are falling through and Tesco may be forced to simply close all locations....More
Aug 07, 2013

Toys 'R' Us Exit Got Vornado Stumped?

It may have seemed like a great deal in the mid-2000s, but it appears as though Vornado Realty Trust might be facing a challenge in how to make....More
Jul 29, 2013

Saks Finds a Buyer in Lord & Taylor Owner

Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay agreed to buy the upscale retailer for $2.4 billion in cash....More
Jul 26, 2013

Should Barnes & Noble Get Back to Basics?

Will getting back to selling books help Barnes & Noble thrive again?....More
Jul 19, 2013

Another Major Retailer Opens in Motown

Meijer unveils a 190,000-sq.-ft. store on a formerly abandoned site....More
Jul 19, 2013

Is Whole Foods the New Wal-Mart?

Seattle Mayor opposes a new store because he claims Whole Foods underpays its workers....More
Jul 15, 2013

Whole Foods Versus Amazon?

Amazon's grocery delivery service will likely compete with higher end chains like Whole Foods and Costco than with mid-market players....More
Jul 15, 2013

WSJ Analyzes Restoration Hardware Buyout Deal

A chain on the brink of bankruptcy turned out to be a goldmine....More
Jul 09, 2013

Kroger Announces Harris Teeter Deal

Kroger plans to acquire the chain for $2.4 billion....More
Jun 26, 2013

Harris Teeter Gets a Buyout Offer

Cerberus puts in a bid for the grocery chain....More
Jun 24, 2013

Neiman Marcus Files for $100M IPO

The uber-luxury department store filed IPO registration papers this week....More
Jun 24, 2013

Smashburger Plans Expansion Without the Aid of IPO

The fast casual chain is aiming to operate a fleet of up to 500 locations within three years' time....More
Jun 07, 2013

Regional Mall REITs a Preferred Investment, Fund Manager Says

Invesco Real Estate portfolio manager is betting on apartment and regional mall REITs....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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