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Hamleys Opens Moscow Toy Shop
April 01, 2015
London-based Hamleys opened Europe’s largest toy shop in Moscow on March 31.

Bloomingdale’s to Open New Connecticut Store
April 01, 2015
Cincinnati-based Macy’s Inc. recently announced that Bloomingdale’s plans to open a 150,000-sq.-ft., three-level location in fall 2018 in an all-new shopping, dining and entertainment center being developed in Norwalk, Conn.

Target Accelerates Canadian Store Closures
April 01, 2015
Target Corp. plans on closing all of its Canadian stores sooner than originally planned, according to The Toronto Star. 

CitySCENE Hits Seattle on April 29
March 31, 2015
design:retail will host its next CitySCENE event in Seattle on April 29. The event will be held from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at Columbia Tower Club, located at 701 Fifth Avenue, 75th Floor.

TORRID Opens Chicago Flagship
March 31, 2015
Plus-size fashion brand TORRID has opened a flagship store in the heart of The Loop on State Street, Chicago's historic shopping district.

Cabela’s to Open Georgia Store
March 31, 2015
Sidney, Neb.-based Cabela’s will open its newest Georgia store on May 13. 

Best Buy Canada to Consolidate Future Shop, Best Buy Stores
March 30, 2015
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada-based Best Buy Canada, a subsidiary of Best Buy Co. Inc., recently announced plans to consolidate its Future Shop and Best Buy stores and websites under the Best Buy brand.

DSW Announces New Store Locations
March 30, 2015
Columbus, Ohio-based DSW Inc. recently announced four new store locations. 

Steak 'n Shake Continues International Expansion
March 30, 2015
San Antonio, Texas-based Steak ’n Shake plans to open 15 new stores in Pakistan.

IKEA to Open Relocated California Store
March 27, 2015
Deft, Netherlands-based IKEA will open a new, larger store in Burbank, Calif., less than one mile away from the company’s oldest store in the Western United States.

INDUSTRY NEWS

ARCADIS Appoints Leadership Team for Global Architecture and Design Subsidiary
March 31, 2015
ARCADIS recently announced the leadership team for its architecture and design subsidiary, a joint organization of RTKL and recently acquired Callison.

Stylmark Appoints New Business Development Manager
March 31, 2015
Minneapolis-based Stylmark, Inc. recently announced the addition of Steve Goertz to its sales team as business development manager.

NA Display Corp. Purchases Impulsa Sewing System
March 31, 2015
Beaverton, Ore.-based North American Display Corp. (NA Display Corp.) has purchased an Impulsa sewing system. 

Tony Mancini Named Global Visual Group CEO
March 20, 2015
Global Visual Group (GVG) has named Tony Mancini its new CEO. 

Shawmut Design and Construction Reports Significant Growth
March 17, 2015
Boston-based Shawmut Design and Construction recently  announced 12 percent growth over 2013 and 2014, securing $968 million in revenue in 2014. 

Armstrong Introduces LinoArt Linoleum
March 16, 2015
Lancaster, Pa.-based Armstrong World Industries announces its new LinoArt Linoleum line, with six collections and more than 110 colors, including the new Granette modular tile and Rhythmics sheet. 

Frank Mayer and Associates Launches Fuel Rewards Kiosk
March 16, 2015
Grafton, Wis.-based Frank Mayer and Associates Inc. has partnered with Excentus Corp., owner and operator of the Fuel Rewards program, to design and produce tablet-based kiosks to support its loyalty program.

Everbrite Names New Director of Indoor Product Sales
March 12, 2015
Greenfield, Wis.-based Everbrite recently appointed Don Marshall to the newly formed position of director of indoor product sales. 

Int-AR-act, DRM Unlimited Announce Strategic Partnership
March 12, 2015
int-AR-act technologies recently announced that it has teamed up with DRM Unlimited to introduce DIGITAL WINDOWS—Transparent LED panels to the North American market.

Rev-A-Shelf Opens New Worldwide Headquarters
March 12, 2015
Louisville, Ky.-based Rev-A-Shelf LLC recently opened its new worldwide headquarters at 12400 Earl Jones Way.