Sunday, October 14, 2012

Staples: Closing Some & Buyout Interest

Staples closing 45 stores in Europe and 15 in the Unted States.  Private equity firms have also expressed interest in purchasing the company. 

Business Week Article

Monday, October 8, 2012

JC Penney: 2 New Stores

Both with PREIT...One in Willow Grove at the Willow Grove Park Mall (125,000 SF, Willow Grove, PA) and one in North Hanover Mall (83,000 SF, Hanover, PA).  Willow Grove is a new location.  Hanover is a relocation and expansion of an existing store on the site.  

Daily Finance Article

Sunday, October 7, 2012

One View of the Future Box World

Will the 'please everyone' box still be needed in the future?  In this particular article, the author states that "smaller stores focused on specific consumers and their needs" will be the wave of the future.  

Marketing Daily Article