Home Retail to Close Homebase Stores, Expand Argos Chain
October 22, 2014 British home goods retailer Home Retail plans to close a quarter of its Homebase home improvement stores by 2018, in order to focus on the development of its larger, more profitable Argos chain, according to Reuters.
Golfsmith Makes Vegas Debut
October 22, 2014 Austin, Texas-based Golfsmith Intl. has opened its first-ever Las Vegas store in the new Downtown Summerlin development.
Target Canada Opens Three New Stores
October 20, 2014 Mississauga, Ontario, Canada-based Target Canada recently opened three new stores, located on St. Laurent Blvd., in Ottawa, Ont.; Sheridan Centre in Mississauga, Ont. and Polo Park in Winnipeg, Man.
NRF: Holiday Spending to Increase 4.1 Percent
October 17, 2014 According to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) Holiday Consumer Spending Survey, conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, the average person celebrating Christmas, Kwanzaa and/or Hanukkah will spend $804.42, up nearly 5 percent over last year’s actual $767.27.
KRS Acquires Progressive Interiors
October 15, 2014 Cincinnati-based King Retail Solutions (KRS) has acquired Progressive Interiors, a Cincinnati-based environmental retail design and manufacturing firm.
Tensator, AST Expand Partnership
October 01, 2014 Bay Shore, N.Y.-based Tensator has expanded its relationship with retail field service company Advanced Services Technologies LLC (AST).
FITCH Expands Columbus Team
October 01, 2014 Global retail and brand consultancy FITCH recently announced a series of appointments and promotions at its largest North American office in Columbus, Ohio.
Callison Announces Acquisition by Arcadis
September 03, 2014 Seattle-based global architecture and design firm Callison recently announced that it will be acquired by ARCADIS, a global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm.