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Levi’s growth plans call for small-format stores

Levi Strauss looks to open more stores this year to take advantage of vacant retail space and further its goal of expanding direct-to-consumer sales from 40% to 60% of total revenue. The fashion brand operates 40 full-line stores and 200 …

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Retailers see growth potential in partnerships

Some retailers are exploring opportunities to collaborate in the belief that together their names will be a bigger customer draw. Dover Street Market plans to open pop-up boutiques in three Nordstrom stores, while Barneys at Saks is now a feature …

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Inside Dick’s new interactive fitness store format

Dick’s Sporting Goods is opening a new concept store, Dick’s House of Sports, in Rochester, N.Y. The store will sport such interactive features as a rock climbing wall and employ fitness experts to help shoppers select appropriate workout gear and …

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Walmart will feature in-store Saladworks kitchens

Walmart and Ghost Kitchen Brands are collaborating on a project that will bring 60 Saladworks kitchens into Walmart stores around the country. The partnership calls for a total of 90 new kitchens, including 30 planned for Canada, and some locations …

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What will shopping look like after the pandemic?

Forecasts for consumer spending behavior once the pandemic passes range from a replay of the big-spending decade of the Roaring ’20s to a more subdued continuation of the past year’s increased focus on essentials and sustainability. Affluent consumers who were …

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Shoe Carnival maps ambitious store remodel plans

Shoe Carnival plans to remodel and/or relocate two-thirds of its 383 stores over the next few years to serve shoppers’ growing demand for omnichannel retail. Read the Footwear News story here

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Lowe’s grows outlet concept with first Texas location

Lowe’s will open an outlet store in part of a former full-service Lowe’s location on Friday in Irving, Texas, to sell large kitchen and laundry appliances, according to The Dallas Morning News. The retailer has opened similar stores in markets …

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Brands say they will increase brick-and-mortar investment

Thirty-four percent of brands and retailers surveyed by Glossy and Modern Retail say they will increase physical retail spending next year with just 20% saying they will decrease the investment. About 27% of companies surveyed shuttered one or more retail …

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Dollar General shares ambitious growth plans for 2021

Dollar General has unveiled big expansion plans for 2021, with 1,050 new stores on tap and renovations planned at another 1,750 as the retailer pursues a commitment to bigger brick-and-mortar sites. Dollar General also said it would add 50 more …

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Popular Utah retail center redevelopment to include hotel

Provo, Utah’s Plum Tree shopping center was demolished to make way for a new development with apartments, a hotel and retail space. The redevelopment of the 30-acre retail center is supported by the city of Provo and Brighton Development. Read …

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