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Why Warby Parker is putting brick-and-mortar first

Eyeglasses retailer Warby Parker has shifted gears from its original online-only model and is increasingly betting on stores to grow sales as the company gears up for an initial public stock offering. Warby Parker expects to open about 36 locations …

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Survey: Shoppers planning more store visits

A shopper study from the Feedback Group shows that four times more consumers say they plan to shop at brick-and-mortar stores this year, compared to the number planning fewer in-store visits. The study reflects shifts in behavior prompted by the …

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Why Christian Brothers Automotive continues to set the standard in auto repair

Mark Carr opened his first Christian Brothers Automotive location in Houston in 1982. With the automobile as the driver to just about everything we do, Carr’s goal was to create an automotive repair facility driven by honesty, integrity and exceptional …

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Sydney, Australia’s new airport McDonald’s is turning more than hamburgers

The iconic golden arches are always going to catch your eye. But the new McDonald’s at Sydney International Airport’s Terminal 1, a glowing yellow glazed kitchen set high above the eating area, is one for the books.

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Save A Lot plans renovation of all stores by 2024

Save A Lot plans to increase its investment in store upgrades and is targeting 33% of its locations for substantial improvements this year, with its full roster of 1,000 stores scheduled to be remodeled by 2024. The discount grocer and …

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GameStop builds a bigger fulfillment center network

GameStop has added more than 1 million square feet of new fulfillment center space, including a 700,000-square-foot space in Pennsylvania and a 530,000-square-foot facility in Nevada, according to The Dallas Morning News. In a regulatory filing in April, the gaming …

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2 retail centers welcoming Pinstripes next year

Pinstripes, an entertainment and bowling complex, wll open at Paramus, N.J.’s Westfield Garden State Plaza in Paramus and the Los Angeles area’s Westfield Topanga in 2022. Westgate Topanga is demolishing a former department store to make way for Pinstripes as …

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Atlanta shopping center getting a makeover

Planners are recommending the demolition of a Kroger store once known as the “disco” Kroger as part of the renovations of an Atlanta shopping center called Piedmont Peachtree Crossing. Plans are to construct a new grocery store and improve the …

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Macy’s to pivot at Market by Macy’s Dallas store

Macy’s will close its Market by Macy’s store in Dallas’ Southlake Town Square temporarily, with plans to remodel the 20,000-square-foot fashion concept and reopen it this autumn, according to The Dallas Morning News. The Dallas location was the first Market …

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Bloomingdale’s first Bloomie’s store to take root in Virginia

Macy’s-owned Bloomingdale’s will open its first Bloomie’s store in Fairfax, Virginia next month. The 22,000-square-foot experiential space will focus on fashion and accessories in collections that will be refreshed several times each week, and will include a cafe called the …

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