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Dyson to open 25 new Demo Stores this year

While the beauty industry continues to rethink its position and bullishness on brick-and-mortar stores, Dyson is going full-steam ahead with them. Read the Glossy story here

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Oakland A’s to fund stadium portion of project with hotel

The Oakland A’s have pledged $1 billion to build a 35,000-seat stadium as the centerpiece of a $12 billion project with a mixed-use development. The overall plan calls for an indoor performance center and hotel, 3,000 units of affordable housing, …

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Apple plans North Carolina campus in Triangle Park

Apple is planning a $1 billion campus in North Carolina as its first major center on the East Coast. The project at Research Triangle Park in the Raleigh and Durham area is part of a $430 billion domestic investment from …

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Urban Outfitters to open 34 new stores in 2021

Urban Outfitters is in expansion mode with plans to open 34 new stores this year as some of its banners see strong growth, including the Movement athleisure brand, which is expected to hit $250 million in sales by 2024. Read …

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Chicago begins $3.7B infrastructure initiative

Chicago has initiated a $3.7 billion, five-year plan to repair and upgrade streets, bridges, drainage and other infrastructure. The project affects all 77 neighborhoods and is expected to create thousands of jobs. Read the WGN-TV story here

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Target works toward goal of opening 40 stores this year

Target appears to be on track to reach its goal of opening 30 to 40 stores this year with 12 new locations already operating, including a site along Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in Los Angeles and a small-format store near …

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Walmart turns to wind for renewable energy source

Walmart, which has pledged to use 100% renewable energy to power all of its operations by 2035, is collaborating with ENGIE North America to add 500 megawatts of new energy capacity generated by three wind projects in Texas, Oklahoma and …

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Shopping centers are reinventing themselves

Retailers are departing retail centers as online shopping takes a bite out of their business, leaving malls to fill the empty spaces with entertainment venues or grocery stores. For example, Chicago’s Northside Riverside Mall leased space formerly occupied by Sears …

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Athleta to expand outside US with Canada entry

Gap will expand its workout wear brand Athleta into Canada, marking the brand’s first foray outside the US. Athleta will start selling online in Canada this summer before opening two stores there in the fall, as Gap works to build …

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Amazon reportedly exploring home goods and electronics stores

Amazon is reportedly looking at brick and mortar stores as a way of selling home goods and electronics stored in the company’s warehouses, according to The Dallas Morning News. The stores could include pop-ups in malls as well as permanent …

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