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Kohl’s outlines plans for store investments

Kohl’s plans to open about 100 small-format stores over the next four years as part of a plan to enter markets where it doesn’t have a brick-and-mortar retail presence. The retailer also will invest $850 million this year to open …

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Autograph Collection hotel coming to Detroit complex

Eight years after reopening as a revitalized mixed-use development, the David Whitney Building in downtown Detroit will undergo a rebrand and expansion of its hotel space. Detroit-based The Roxbury Group announced with TreeFort Hospitality the renovation that will bring an …

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$26M hotel at casino begins to rise in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

With the Mississippi River as a picturesque backdrop, Century Casino Cape Girardeau will hold a groundbreaking for a new $26 million downtown hotel projected to be complete by late 2023. Southeast Missourian

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IKEA to offer solar panels, services in the US

Select IKEA stores in the US will start selling solar panels and installation services this fall in a partnership with California-based SunPower. The products and services will be sold under the “Home Solar” line, which will be available to IKEA …

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Tribe eyes 2023 opening for new Ind. casino-hotel

A 23-story hotel being built alongside the Four Winds Casinos in South Bend, Ind., is due to open early next year after pandemic- and workforce-related delays, the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians says. The 317-room hotel will include a conference …

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Marbella debut restarts Spain growth for Club Med

The opening this month of a resort in Marbella heralds Club Med‘s return to Spain after a 20-year hiatus. Club Med Magna Marbella, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, features 485 guestrooms across 35 acres. TravelPulse

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IKEA, H&M create space for London’s creatives

Sweden-based retailers H&M and IKEA have partnered to open Atelier100, a London store aimed at promoting local artisans and products. The store, which was built using recycled materials from a former Topshop flagship, will include workshop space for the creators …

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Walmart’s HQ expansion plans feature a hotel

Walmart has unveiled plans for revamping the retailer’s corporate headquarters in Bentonville, Ark., that will include a 153-room AC Hotel by Marriott. The hotel, set to open in 2024, will also boast a rooftop lounge and 6,000 square feet of …

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Circle K embraces AI-powered self-checkouts

Circle K will install self-checkout machines that use artificial intelligence to automatically ring up items at 7,000 locations over the next few years, after testing the machines in 500 of its convenience stores. The technology, from California-based startup Mashgin, is …

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Hall of Fame Village project advances in Canton, Ohio

Work is underway on the second phase of the new Hall of Fame Village in Canton, Ohio, with opening expected later this summer. The second phase, called Play-Action Plaza, will feature an amphitheater, an outdoor bar, a zipline, a Ferris …

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