A Pea in the Pod Opens New Concept Stores in Chicago and NYC

Moorestown, N.J. — A Pea in the Pod, the well-known designer and specialty retailer of luxe maternity apparel and accessories, is returning to its retail roots with the recent opening of two new concept stores in Chicago and New York City,

Carl’s Jr. Celebrates 80th Anniversary

Nashville, Tenn. — Carl’s Jr.® is turning 80 years old this year. Since Carl Karcher opened his first hot dog cart in Los Angeles in 1941, Carl’s Jr. has since grown into an innovative brand with an international footprint. “As

New Air Purification Company, Boston Air Solutions, is Formed

Boston — The founder of EarthSafe Chemical Alternatives® and its EvaClean® system, RJ Valentine, is now launching a new company: Boston Air Solutions (BAS). Valentine recognized the importance of indoor air quality (IAQ) improvement, particularly as a strategic weapon against

Show Me State

— By Patrick Scheb —   Keeping customers safe and happy: It all starts with a clean restroom.     Does anyone know a restaurant that is following social distancing?” “Are there retailers that are taking safety precautions seriously?” “Which

Konover South LLC Begins Vertical Construction on Miramar Park Place

Deerfield Beach, Fla. – Deerfield Beach, Fla.-based Konover South LLC is set to begin the vertical construction of Miramar Park Place, a 56,600-square-foot upscale retail center in Miramar, Fla., on October 19, 2020. Tenants, which include Flannigan’s, World of Beer,

Curry Up Now To “Roll it Forward” For Healthcare Workers

San Francisco — Curry Up Now, the nation’s largest and fastest growing Indian fast-casual concept, has launched its ‘Roll it Forward’ campaign in an effort to show gratitude for healthcare workers across the country and help those whose lives and

Management #Goals

— By TJ Durham — Four keys to successful property management.   Often flying under the radar, a trusted property manager is among the most valuable assets a retail owner can have in its corner. The role goes far deeper

Express Kitchens Plans 8 New Retail Stores Across Boston Area

Hartford, Conn.— Express Kitchens is in expansion mode, opening more locations and tweaking the store lineup to include retail showroom in and around Boston. By the end of 2019, Express Kitchens will open three new retail stores followed by five

Nordstrom to Open New NYC Flagship Store in October

Seattle — Located at 225 West 57th St., near Columbus Circle in New York City, a 320,000-square-foot flagship store for Nordstrom will open on October 24, 2019. Developed by Extell Development Company and designed by Callison RTKL, the new Nordstrom

The Rustic to Open Second Houston Location at Uptown Park

Houston — The Rustic plans to bring its farm-fresh fare and Texas-sized selection of wine, spirits and beer, served alongside live music 7 days a week, to the west side of Houston. Located at 1121 Uptown Park Blvd. in Houston’s

Let’s Pave Appoints New President and Partner

Oak Brook, Ill. — Let’s Pave, LLC, a leading national provider of specialized paving services and solutions, has hired veteran industry executive Jeff Lax to join the company as president and partner. Lax was most recently president and CEO of

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Opens 750th Location

Atlanta — Tropical Smoothie Cafe, LLC, a leading national fast-casual cafe concept, is opening the 750th location in its system on May 17, 2019 in Sugar Land, Texas. This major milestone showcases Tropical Smoothie Cafe’s rapid growth and sets the

DENTCO Enjoys Impressive Expansion

DeWitt, Mich. — On April 10, 2019 DENTCO® President Scott Milnes announced an increase of over 20% in sales through new business over 2018 and into 2019. The increased business is credited to new national landscape and snow management customers.

Facilities as Strategic Assets

— By Dan Diehl — Navigating the digital transformation of building products and services. The building products, services and solutions industry is being transformed. Like many industries before it, the market for commercial building products, services and solutions (BPSS) is