Friday, September 18, 2020

A long-awaited moment of truth for GameStop

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GameStop may have unlocked a 1-up in a tumultuous 2020. . . . more

Owners optimistic about plan to save Connecticut’s largest mall

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With 1.3 million sq. ft. of gross leasing area and minus two anchors with the departures of Sears and J.C. Penney, The Connecticut Post Mall in Milford is encountering the same questionable future being faced by so many massive, enclosed shopping centers built in the Seventies and Eighties.. . . more

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Centennial hatches plan to let people shop their malls like they shop Amazon

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Back in March and April, when the COVID-19 pandemic began putting malls out of business, Centennial executives hunkered down in a series of defensive planning meetings to weather the crisis.. . . more

Dressbarn to offer contactless returns

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Happy Returns will facilitate Dressbarn's return processes, including providing software and reverse logistics for the apparel retailer. . . . more

A case for radical retail reinvention

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In a case of cinematically bad timing, three of the largest retail projects to hit the New York City metro area opened less than a year before a historic pandemic shut everything down.. . more

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

J.Jill in agreement to avoid bankruptcy; will restructure out of court

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J.Jill has managed to avoid taking a trip bankruptcy court.. . more

Connecticut’s largest mall’s fate rests on zoning board’s decision

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The Connecticut Post Mall in Milford, Conn., lost its Sears and J.C. Penney and wants to fill those empty spaces with luxury apartments that owner Centennial thinks would fill a need in the community and save the property.. . more