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Lands’ End is breaking up with Sears for Amazon

Lands’ End is reducing its physical presence and reinforcing its efforts to sell clothing in the virtual world. The...

When it comes to retail, “real estate in New York is fundamentally broken”

As New York’s retail sector adjusts to shifting consumer behavior, disruptors and veterans alike see opportunity, albeit in different...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Greenwich developer dives into Opportunity Zones, Time Equities pays $14M for Bridgeport building… & more

Greenwich developer launches Opportunity Zone REIT Belpointe Capital is taking advantage of the Trump administration’s new Opportunity Zone program, the Connecticut Post reported. The Greenwich-based...

Gymboree files for bankruptcy again, closing some 900 North American stores

Gymboree Group filed for bankruptcy this week and plans to close some 900 Gymboree and Crazy 8 stores in...

The indestructible tenant? Why discount retailers are surviving the “e-pocalypse”

It’s been called the “e-pocalypse”: the closing of so many brick-and-mortar stores because customers would rather get what they need with a click. But...

Why China is a parallel universe for toy retailers like Toys R Us

Retailers are betting big on China’s burgeoning toy market as household names like Toys R Us file for bankruptcy...

For the first time since 2007, retailers are closing more chain stores than they’re opening

The rise of e-commerce giants like Amazon have changed consumers’ relationships with their retailers. And the effects are being felt on the streets of...

Sears chief proposes mass real estate selloff to avoid bankruptcy

The chief executive of Sears Holdings is making a last ditch effort to save the company from bankruptcy, by...

Who would be a retail broker right now?

No deal is too small for Max Swerdloff, a retail broker at Eastern Consolidated. He trawls social media and the web for the latest food trends, and reaches out to fashion e-tailers and restaurateurs,...

Bankrupt department store heir’s parting words: “Blow up the model”

As he watches the store his grandfather founded in 1898 shutter, Tim Grumbacher has some advice for fellow retailers....

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