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Kroger acquires NYC flagship of Murray’s Cheese

Kroger Co. has acquired the building housing the New York City flagship of Murray’s Cheese, the specialty cheese shop with outposts in hundreds of Kroger supermarkets nationwide.

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Where’s that sweater you want to buy? High-tech tags help retailers track it down


Hold the tags dangling from a T-shirt at a retailer like Target or Levi's up to the light, and odds are you'll see one with paper-thin electronics embedded inside.

Most shoppers likely never notice them.

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Unstoppable Eastside Woman: Margo Engberg of PinkaBella Cupcakes in Grand Ridge Plaza

Northern Washington’s 425 Magazine recently profiled eight "Unstoppable Eastside Women" in its culture section. Each of these women has made an impact in their community with roots stemming from the Eastside of Seattle. Included on this list was Margo Engberg, owner of PinkaBella Cupcakes.

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Something's Brewing at Wal-Mart

One of the biggest beer developments of the past 12 months is this: Walmart now sells its own “craft” beer.

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Sir Richard Branson at NRF: Are retailers looking outside the box?

People who own retail stores should not think of only being retailers, they need to be entrepreneurial and spin off businesses off the back of the retailer to make them money to help the retail stores survive.”  That’s according to Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, who spoke on Monday at an NRF keynote session, “Undying Brand Engagement in an Age of Continuous Disruption and Reinvention.”

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Nordstrom Rack Coming to Mellody Farm

Nordstrom Rack, the off-price division of Seattle-based Nordstrom, announced Wednesday it will open a store in a new shopping center planned in Vernon Hills just outside of Chicago.

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A Holiday Engagement at a Winter Wonderland

When we created Winter Wonderland at Phillips Place we did so with the intent to deliver a special environment by uniquely accentuating the holiday season. Partnering with a number of causes, including Toys for Tots and Share the Warmth, we were able to connect with the community by delivering thousands of toys and dollars — spreading the holiday cheer to those in need. These efforts were recognized and honored by the International Council of Shopping Centers for the work and creativity that we put into the event, and were overjoyed with the feedback we got from our neighbors and attendees. 

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Pizza, Parks, and Pet Spas: Shoppers Will Pay More for Retail Experiences

Shoppers at the new Pirch flagship store in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood don’t have to wonder how its pricey appliances and plumbing fixtures will work in their homes. A chef stands at the ready, eager to whip up a dish on that nifty six-burner professional-grade stove you’ve been eyeing.

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How DIY Fashion Collective Flying Solo Is Taking Direct-to-Consumer Retail Offline

Following a direct-to-consumer model instead of relying on wholesale accounts has become the norm among young, emerging brands. This type of business is primarily achieved online through e-commerce, but Flying Solo in New York City aims to connect with shoppers face to face from a storefront in Nolita.

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