Well-executed placemaking relies on the engagement and support of the neighborhood, so naturally, it’s important to understand what the community values.
Despite being on track to cut $300 million in costs by 2019, Ascena isn't particularly well-positioned for needed investments.
The online giant isn’t interested in maintaining the Toys “R” Us brand, but has considered using the soon-to-be-vacant spaces for its own purposes.
Retailers are proving more resilient than expected.
Toys “R” Us has stores in all types of shopping properties -- from standalone locations to community strip centers to large regional malls.
The move to liquidate did not come as a complete shock, says Greg Maloney, president and CEO of the Americas retail division with real estate services firm JLL.
Industry insiders are not convinced the deal to take the department store chain private is dead.
A new store design is outfitted to offer manicures and shoe-repair services, giving shoppers more reason to visit.