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Macy’s Introduces New Holiday Arcade
October 30, 2014
New York-based Macy’s Inc. is introducing the Holiday Arcade—in-store shops offering customers an assortment of specialty toy and novelty gifts.

RadioShack Continues to Expand Mobile Device Repair Service
October 30, 2014
Fort Worth, Texas-based RadioShack Corp. has expanded its Fix It Here! same-day mobile repair service to 31 stores in the Boston area.

Big 5 Sporting Goods to Open 10 Stores
October 30, 2014
El Segundo, Calif.-based Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. plans to open 10 new stores in fourth quarter fiscal 2014.

Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s Stores to Open in Abu Dhabi
October 29, 2014
Cincinnati-based Macy’s Inc. plans to open Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s stores in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 2018.

Build-A-Bear Workshop Opens New York Pop-Up Store
October 29, 2014
St. Louis-based Build-A-Bear Workshop has opened a new store location in New York’s Times Square.

Nordstrom Rack to Expand in Tampa Bay Area
October 29, 2014
Seattle-based Nordstrom Inc. plans to open a Nordstrom Rack in Clearwater, Fla. The 38,080-sq.-ft. store is scheduled to open in fall 2015.

Lowe’s to open two Manhattan Locations in 2015
October 28, 2014
Mooresville, N.C.-based Lowe’s will open two stores in Manhattan in the second half of 2015.

Woolrich John Rich & Bros. Opens Tokyo Flagship
October 28, 2014
Woolrich John Rich & Bros. will open its first Tokyo flagship in the Omotesando neighborhood.

Century 21 to Open Philadelphia Store
October 28, 2014
Century 21 will open its newest department store at The Gallery in Philadelphia.

The Art Institute Chicago to Host Project Windows Launch Event
October 27, 2014
The Art Institute Chicago will host an exclusive Project Windows 2015 launch event on Oct. 28.

INDUSTRY NEWS

Tandus Centiva Awarded Cradle to Cradle Certification
October 24, 2014
Dalton, Ga.-based Tandus Centiva, a Tarkett Company, has been Cradle to Cradle Certified Silver (v3) for its ethos modular soft surface products by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute.

Fritz Hansen, TORP Announce Partnership
October 24, 2014
Danish furniture brand Republic of Fritz Hansen recently announced TORP as its new preferred dealer for the entire Fritz Hansen collection and exclusive representative for the Poul Kjaerholm collection in Ontario.

Premier Store Fixtures Names Richard Winter CEO
October 15, 2014
Hauppauge, N.Y.-based Premier Store Fixtures recently announced that Richard Winter has been appointed CEO of the company and a member of the board of directors.

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.

BHDP Architecture’s Vennemeyer Named SEGD Co-Chair
October 15, 2014
Cincinnati-based BHDP Architecture recently announced that Margaret Vennemeyer, an experiential branding designer at BHDP, has been named co-chair of SEGD Cincinnati.

Armstrong Introduces New Flooring Designs
October 01, 2014
Lancaster, Pa.-based Armstrong World Industries recently introduced new designs and colors to its commercial laminate flooring line.

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.

INC. Magazine Names Visual Citi One of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies
September 25, 2014
INC. magazine recently ranked Visual Citi No. 2,802 on its 33rd-annual Inc. 5000 list.

UXUS Opens New York Office
September 25, 2014
Independent multidisciplinary design agency UXUS has opened a new office in New York.