Updated: AMC Theatres Delays Reopening Until July 30

Leawood, Kan. — AMC Theatres has delayed its U.S. reopening date until July 30. The company will resume operations of 450 U.S. theaters as part of a phased plan that is expected to bring the 600-plus U.S. theaters to full

PXG Continues Brick-and-Mortar Expansion With Sixth Store in the U.S.

Scottsdale, Ariz. — PXG, a company that develops high-performance golf equipment and apparel, recently opened its sixth brick-and-mortar location in the United States. The 3,900-square-foot boutique is located at the Westgate Entertainment District in Glendale, Ariz. The center is a

Sevan Refreshes 21,000th Retail Space

Downers Grove, Ill. — Sevan Multi-Site Solutions, Inc., a global leader in innovative design, program management, construction services and data analytics, has reached a major milestone and completed refreshing its 21,000th retail space. For 9 years, Sevan has provided solutions

Luxury Retailer Paul Stuart Opens New Store in Southampton

New York City — For the first time in the company’s 80-plus-year history, Paul Stuart is heading to the beach this summer with a brand new, full-service store at 50 Main Street in Southampton, N.Y. The 1,900-square-foot store will open

AT&T to Close 250 AT&T Mobility and Cricket Wireless Stores

Dallas — The Communication Workers of America (CWA) has announced that Dallas-based AT&T has informed the telecommunications and IT union its plans to permanently shutter 250 AT&T Mobility and Cricket Wireless stores. The move would impact 1,300 retail jobs. There

Shoe Carnival Reopens 389 Stores

Evansville, Ind. — Shoe Carnival, Inc., a leading retailer of moderately priced footwear and accessories, has reopened all but one of its 390 stores across the U.S and Puerto Rico amid the global COVID-19 pandemic. For the fiscal second quarter-to-date,

Office Depot Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Boca Raton, Fla. — Office Depot, Inc. has appointed D. Anthony Scaglione as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective July 20, 2020. As CFO, Scaglione will report directly to CEO Gerry Smith and be a member of the

AMC Theatres Expects to be ‘Fully Open’ Globally in July

Leawood, Kan. — AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. plans to reopen almost all of its U.S. and U.K. theaters in July. The Leawood, Kan.-based movie theater chain has already reopened 10 theaters in Norway, Germany, Spain and Portugal, and expects to

Lululemon Reopens 60% of Stores

Dover, Del. — Lululemon, a provider of athletic apparel that is based in Canada but incorporated in Delaware, has now reopened 295 of its 489 stores, or roughly 60% of its worldwide locations. The company released the results of its

Hudson Expands Retail Offerings at LaGuardia Airport

East Rutherford, N.J. — Hudson, a travel experience leader with more than 1,000 stores in airports, commuter hubs, landmarks and tourist destinations across North America, has expanded the retail offerings at LaGuardia Airport Terminal B, bringing the spirit and vibrancy

Simon Terminates $3.6 Billion Taubman Merger Agreement

Indianapolis — Simon Property Group has terminated its Feb. 9 merger agreement with Taubman Centers Inc. Simon also filed an action on June 10 in Michigan’s Oakland County Circuit Court saying Taubman breached the covenants in the merger agreement. Under

CVS Adds 70 COVID-19 Testing Sites in the Carolinas

Woonsocket, R.I. — CVS/pharmacy has added 55 COVID-19 testing sites in North Carolina and 15 sites in South Carolina. The tests are accessible through appointments only. Patients will be required to stay in their cars and will be directed to

Pet Wants Reaches 100 Franchise Retail Locations

Cincinnati — Pet Wants®, the Cincinnati-based high-quality pet food and supplies franchise, has hit a major milestone: reaching 100 franchise locations. The 100 franchise units — 25 retail stores and 75 mobile operations — all offer free delivery, making the

Five Below Reopens 75% of its Stores

Philadelphia — Five Below, Inc., an extreme-value retailer for tweens, teens and beyond, has reopened 75% of its 900+ store fleet. In addition to reopening over 700 stores since April 21, Five Below has opened 40 brand new stores so

JCPenney Plans to Have Nearly 500 Stores Reopened by June 3

Plano, Texas — J. C. Penney recently reopened 150 stores in 27 states, bringing the total to 304 reopened stores nationwide after temporarily closing due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Additionally, five stores are currently offering contact-free curbside pickup only.

Re-Entry for Retailers

— By Aaron Birney and Lara Marrero —   Returning to the store in a post-pandemic world.   The retail landscape has changed dramatically in the last few weeks. Many brands went from welcoming a solid holiday season to shuttering

Bal Harbour Shops Reopens With a COVID-19 Plan

Bal Harbour, Fla. — With carefully considered planning, following CDC guidelines and in alignment with state and local officials, Bal Harbour Shops opened on May 18 with increased safety precautions to protect customers, retailers and employees. In keeping with Miami-Dade