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MGM Resorts proposes $9B casino resort in Osaka, Japan
posted on Jul 27 21

MGM Resorts International has joined Japanese financial firm Orix Corp. in presenting a bid to build a $9 billion casino resort in Osaka, according to The Wall Street Journal. Japan nation legalized gambling in 2018, but interest by global firms has decreased and some have withdrawn proposals.

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Victoria’s Secret charts future off-mall in new format
posted on Jul 27 21

Victoria’s Secret will open an off-mall location as part of a test of the retailer’s “store of the future” format, which will feature flexible merchandising, refined staffing, improved customer service and other efforts to cut costs. The store will be one of three opening later this year, with 10 more to follow next year. CNBC

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Target opens 2nd small-format store in Denver market
posted on Jul 27 21

Target has opened a new store in Denver, adding to the retailer’s growing fleet of small-format stores. The Denver Post

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Hospital construction booming in northeastern Ohio
posted on Jul 27 21

Construction of a $236.1 million University Hospitals expansion in Beachwood, Ohio, is one of $1.4 billion worth of hospital projects in northeastern Ohio, according to Cleveland Online. The expansion offers 216,000 square feet in two three-story buildings and includes a center devoted to sports medicine.

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Ulta to open first mini-shops in Target next month
posted on Jul 26 21

Ulta Beauty will open its first mini-shops inside Target stores next month, with plans to open more than 100 by year’s end and to eventually reach 800 shops. Ulta will sell more than 50 prestige makeup, skin care and hair care brands in the shops and through Target’s e-commerce site, and the partnership is focused on drawing new shoppers and increasing shopping trips and loyalty. CNBC

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