With customer traffic sagging, U.S. retail landlords are using their sprawling concrete lots to host events such as carnivals, concerts and food-truck festivals. read more Related Posts:No Related Posts Original post by National Real Estate […]

The purveyor of unlimited salad and pasta might not be on the cutting edge of culinary excellence, but it seems to be ahead of its competitors in realizing that restaurants need to curb their appetite […]

Unlike many retailers, Bebe has no significant debt. But the company has lost about $200 million over the past four years, and negotiating with landlords to get out of leases may prove difficult. read more […]

Retailers backed by private equity dominate the list of most-distressed U.S. store operators. Investors are demanding massive premiums to own their debt, implying they’re more likely to default than their peers. read more Related Posts:No […]

Cara Smith In a move that’s indicative of the tough times ahead for brick-and-mortar shopping centers, Northwest Mall, an 800,000-square-foot mall built in 1968, is closing all but five stores. read more Related Posts:No Related […]

Staples Inc. suffered its worst stock decline in almost seven months after the company posted disappointing results and announced plans to shutter 70 stores in North America. read more Related Posts:No Related Posts Original post […]

BCBG Max Azria Group Inc., the glitzy fashion house founded by designer Max Azria, filed for bankruptcy in a third attempt in two years to rescue a business beset by changing consumer habits. read more […]

Olivia Pulsinelli The new owners of Brazos Mall in Lake Jackson have secured two new tenants for the former Sears space that’s being redeveloped as part of a $25 million project. read more Related Posts:No […]

Chief Executive Officer Eddie Lampert has agreed to loan the company $500 million, secured by Sears’s properties, in anticipation that a future sale of its sprawling real estate could help pay back debts. read more […]

“Restaurants are real estate. In any restaurant, beverage sales have a higher profitability because you’re not manufacturing them, and the labor costs associated with pouring a glass of wine are less than a plate of […]