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July 4, 2017
​A Trio of Retail REITs: Mall Survivors

The big story for 2017 is: “Retail is Dead.” So instead of trying to figure out which retailers will survive, the better bet — and safer bet — looks to be real estate, suggests Marshall Hargrove in Investors Alley's The Market Cap. Real estate investment trusts (REITs), which are publicly owned real estate tenants, are great investments ... »

July 3, 2017
Pop-up Shop to Offer Cleveland-Made Vintage Fashions

Cleveland Heights, OH - It's a throwback in time to Cleveland's bustling garment industry. A pop-up shop in Cleveland Heights is offering authentic, never-before-worn, vintage clothes made in Cleveland. Steve Presser and Debbie Gulyas found thousands of pieces in a warehouse.... »

July 3, 2017
Buying and Flying at Dulles International Airport

Chantilly, VA - Looking for a one-stop shop for spa services, luxury handbags and gourmet dining? For busy people on the go, there is no need to head to the nearest upscale shopping mall. Thanks to a new trend, dining, shopping and massages can all be experienced on the way to your next destination at the airport. Over the past two years, Wa... »

July 2, 2017
Chattanooga Company Revives Malls as Suburban Town Centers in Changing Retail Landscape

As president of the South's biggest shopping mall owner and developer, Stephen Lebovitz still has the 1998 Time magazine that prematurely proclaimed on its cover "Kiss your mall Goodbye." Nearly two decades later, CBL & Associate Properties Inc. headed by Lebovitz still owns and manages shopping malls across America and continues to redevelop an... »

July 1, 2017
It’s official: Melt Restaurant Coming to Belden Village Mall

Canton, OH - Melt Bar & Grilled is coming to Belden Village Mall. The Cleveland-based restaurant known for craft beer and gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches will open in November on the mall’s north side. Katrina Barton, general manager of Belden Village Mall, said Melt had been interested in the Canton area and worked with the mall to find a l... »

June 30, 2017
Three New Stores are Set to Open in The Gardens Mall

Palm Beach Gardens, FL - Three new stores, including two jewelry retailers and a cell phone provider, are slated to open this summer at The Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens. Alex and Ani, a jewelry store known for its bangles and other American-made pieces, is scheduled to open in September, mall officials said. The 1,000-square- foot store wi... »

June 29, 2017
Bloomingdale’s Opens HBO’s ‘Defiant Ones’ Pop-Up Shops

Bloomingdale’s is teaming up with HBO this summer to open a series of pop-up shops in select locations. The department store will feature exclusive merchandise tied to “The Defiant Ones,” a four-part documentary exploring the intersecting lives of music executive Jimmy Iovine and rap pioneer Dr. Dre, which premieres July 9. Bloomingdale’... »

June 29, 2017
Amazon to Open Another Pop-up Store at Grapevine Mills

Grapevine, TX - Online shopping giant Amazon.com is taking another step to expand in North Texas, this time at a mall. Amazon will open a pop-up store Saturday at Grapevine Mills to sell a variety of its electronic gadgets. The Amazon kiosk will be located between H&M and Rainforest Cafe, mall officials said. Amazon Pop-Up locations typically... »

June 27, 2017
Locally Owned Boutique Moves into Mall St. Matthews

Louisville, KY - Malls are traditionally known as chain store meccas, but as the big-box retail industry is struggling, mall operators are looking for new ways to attract customers by diversifying their tenants. That includes renting space to locally owned businesses. In Louisville, Oxmoor Center has the local restaurant Yang Kee Noodle and the ... »

June 26, 2017
La Maison Valmont Sets up Shop in Vancouver’s Oakridge Mall

Vancouver, BC - You don’t need to step into the new La Maison Valmont shop in Oakridge Mall in order to know it’s luxury. You need only to take a peek inside. From the bright interior, to the perfectly package products displayed inside, it’s every bit as fancy as a high-fashion boutique — for skin care. “This particular space in Oa... »

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