LION Eye Group to Develop New Retail Stores

New York City — LION Eye Group intends to move forward with ‘LION Express,’ a state-of-the art, eyewear focused, retail optometry store. The group is currently scouting New York locations in Garden City, Huntington, Merrick-Bellmore, Smithtown and a few locations

New 7-Eleven “Evolution Store” Opens in Prosper, Texas

Irving, Texas — 7-Eleven, Inc. has opened its newest Evolution Store — which features tacos on handmade tortillas, frozen margaritas on tap, a stocked wine cellar and beer cooler, fresh-baked croissants and cookies, customized espresso drinks, artisan craft sodas, premium

J.Crew Group Bolsters Senior Management Team

New York City — J.Crew Group has taken important steps to build out its leadership team in order to advance its long term strategic growth plan. The company has appointed four highly experienced retail industry leaders — Jose Davila, chief

Gap Inc. Plans to Sell Janie and Jack

San Francisco — Gap Inc. has entered into an agreement to sell Janie and Jack, a leader in premium children’s fashion with about 115 stores, to Go Global Retail, an investment platform in the fashion and consumer brand sector. Go

Tommy Hilfiger Appoints Global Chief Marketing Officer

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — Tommy Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp., has appointed Alegra O’Hare as chief marketing officer, Tommy Hilfiger Global, effective April 12, 2021. She joins the company from Gap Inc. “Alegra’s appointment is a crucial next

MARQUE Luxury Selects Dallas for Latest Showroom Location

Dallas — MARQUE Luxury, the wholesale industry’s leading provider and authority of certified pre-owned goods, has opened its Dallas area showroom “Re-Commerce Hub,” previously labeled as showrooms, at the Dallas Market Center. “We couldn’t be more thrilled to bring MARQUE

FRONTIER Building Completes New Burlington Store Near Miami

Miami — FRONTIER Building, an experience-focused national general construction, construction management and design-build contractor, has completed the construction of the new Burlington in Doral, Fla., near Miami International Mall. The project is part of a redevelopment of a Toys “R”

Callaway Completes Previously Announced Merger with Topgolf

Carlsbad, Calif., and Dallas — Carlsbad, Calif.-based equipment and apparel manufacturer Callaway Golf Co. has completed its merger with Topgolf Entertainment Group. The deal was originally announced in October 2020. Under the terms of the merger agreement, Callaway issued approximately

Macy’s Makes Changes to Senior Leadership Team

New York City — Macy’s, Inc. plans some changes to its senior leadership team. Aligned with the company’s recently updated Polaris growth strategy, these changes to increase agility and efficiencies include: John Harper, chief operations officer, will depart on August

Edible Opens Its First Ghost Kitchen, Optimizing Delivery Efforts

Atlanta — Edible®, the world’s most beloved leading gifts and treats destination, opened its first ghost kitchen on February 6. Located in Tucker, Ga., the 1,700-square-foot facility serves as a delivery-only location while also providing shipping in its geographic area.

Charming Charlie Continues to Expand Nationwide with 14 New Locations

Houston — Women’s apparel and fashion accessories retailer Charming Charlie continues its coast-to-coast expansion with new stores. The retailer will open approximately 14 new locations in the coming months, with a focus on Texas, California, New York and the Midwest.

Sprouts Farmers Market Plans New Stores with New Format

Phoenix — Sprouts Farmers Market plans a series of new stores, including four with a new, smaller format in line with previously announced strategy, and one store relocation. The healthy grocer will open approximately 20 stores this year. Sprouts is

Michaels To Be Taken Private in $5 Billion Acquisition

Irving, Texas, and New York City — The Michaels Companies and private equity firm Apollo Global Management, Inc. have entered into a definitive merger agreement whereby investment funds managed by affiliates of Apollo have agreed to acquire Michaels. Upon completion