Los Angeles — The luxurious specialty rose gifting brand, OnlyRoses, will debut its first U.S. retail location and second non-franchise store in the heart of Beverly Hills, Calif., at 9631 Brighton Way.
Cincinnati — The Kroger Co. has announced the retirement of Michigan division President Jayne Homco, and the promotion of Scott Hays to succeed her. Hays currently serves as vice president of operations for the company’s Fry’s division.
Lakewood, Colo. — Ryan Carter (left) and Dominick Blum have both been promoted to vice presidents at InstaKey Security Systems.
New York City — The company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Dec. 15, 2013.
Toronto and New York — The all-cash transaction is expected to close before the end of the year.
Mark Danzenbaker, Director of Product Management, GridPoint Taking retail energy management to the next level.
Earl Wasserman, Founder, Storefloors Flooring maintenance: Do it or don’t — it reflects on your brand either way.
Lyndhurst, N.J. — Crossroads Companies, LLC has been named the leasing agent and property manager for Veterans Square Shopping Center in Lyndhurst.
Stoughton, Mass. — IKEA has plugged in the solar energy system installed at its store in Stoughton, Mass., marking the 38th completed solar project for IKEA in the U.S.
Phoenix — Leslie’s Poolmart, one of the nation’s largest swimming pool supplies retailers, continues its retail growth plan with the opening of two new stores in Springfield, Pa., and Oceanside, Calif.