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CHOPT Opens First Triangle Area Location at Cameron Village

Cameron Village's CHOPT, a creative fast-casual salad company, is helping Raleigh residents maintain their new year's resolutions and stay on track by offering local, nutritious ingredients at affordable prices with plenty of taste and variety.

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Regency Centers Wins Two Commendations in the ICSC 2016 U.S. Design and Development Awards

Regency Centers Corporation has been recently awarded by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), who has announced the winners of the 2016 U.S. Design and Development Awards competition, recognizing excellence, innovation and creativity in the U.S. retail real estate industry. ICSC has named Regency Centers’ Westlake Plaza and Center in Los Angeles, and Persimmon Place in Northern California as Commendation winners in the categories of Renovations and Expansions, and New Developments.

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Patagonia Will Donate 100% of Its Black Friday Sales to Helping the Environment

Patagonia plans to donate 100 percent of its sales on Black Friday, Nov. 25, to the environment.

The company will donate that money to small grassroots organizations that fight for clean water, air and soil. It will work with One Percent For The Planet, an environmental non-profit network, to get the funds to the grassroots organization.

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Aldi to Rival Whole Foods Market at Healthiest Grocer

As 2017 nears, German retailer Aldi announced that effective January 1 it will remove eight pesticides — thiamethoxam, chlorpyrifos, clothianidin, cypermethrin, delatametrin, fipronil, imidacloprid and sulfoxaflor — from all products residing on its store's shelves across America.

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Big US Businesses are Embracing Solar Power, According to New Report

A new report has placed a leading retailer at the top of U.S. businesses embracing solar power.

The Solar Energy Industries Association's (SEIA) Solar Means Business 2016 report found that retailer Target now has 147.5 megawatts of installed capacity, pushing it to the top of rankings – and above businesses such as Walmart and Apple – for the first time.

"We feel honored to be named the top corporate solar installer in the U.S. by the Solar Energy Industries Association," John Leisen, vice president of property management at Target, said in a statement on Wednesday.

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Regency Centers Announces the LEED Silver Certification of The Village at La Floresta

Regency Centers announced this week the achievement of LEED Silver Certification for The Village at La Floresta, in Brea, California. This accolade adds to Regency’s already substantial list of sixteen LEED Certified developments, further establishing the REIT as an industry-leader in sustainability.

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Stater Bros. Reducing Lighting 50% for Summer

Stater Bros. Markets said Monday it plans to voluntarily reduce lighting energy 50% at all stores during the summer months from noon until 6 p.m. daily.

“Energy use peaks during that time, and our energy reduction efforts underscore our ongoing commitment to the environment, the community and our employees,” Pete Van Helden, president and CEO of the San Bernardino, Calif.-based chain, said.

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CVS Offers Digital Receipts to Reward Card Holders

So long mile-long receipts at CVS! The retailer recently announced that starting in June, it will implement an option for its ExtraCare Rewards Card members to recieve digital copies of their receipts and coupons.

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Starbucks Is Selling Nearly A Half-Billion Dollars In ‘Sustainability’ Bonds

Starbucks Corp. is asking investors to fund as much as $496 million on what the coffee giant describes as “sustainability” projects, the latest move in a growing push by companies to reduce the potentially negative impact of their activities on the environment.

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