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Naturalizer opens flagship store
Naturalizer, a retail division of Brown Shoe (St. Louis), opened a 3100-square-foot flagship store on Lexington Avenue in...
Circuit City buys assets of Internet rival
Circuit City Stores Inc. (Richmond, Va.) is buying assets of 800.com, a Portland, Ore.-based online consumer electronics...
Electronics retailer to open 60-plus new stores
Best Buy Co. Inc.(Minneapolis) plans to open more than 60 new stores in 2002, including its first outlets in Utah and Alaska...
Office Depot plans four stores in Central America
The Mexican subsidiary of Office Depot Inc. (Delray Beach, Fla.) and its joint-venture partner, Grupo Gigante, will expand...
Discount retailer expands in Mexico
Wal-Mart de Mexico SA (also known as Wal-Mex) has announced that it will invest more than 6 billion pesos over 18 months to...
High-performance gear maker plans in-store shops
Oakley Inc. (Foothill Ranch, Calif.) will soon install in-store concept shops at seven Parisian specialty department stores...
Home Depot opens new concept store aimed at...
Home Depot, the Atlanta-based home improvement retailer, is opening its third concept store geared to professional builders...
Bankrupt retailer looks to urban niche
Kmart is striving to develop its urban business as a possible point of differentiation between itself and its competitors,...
14 new stores on tap in coming year
Federated Department Stores Inc. (Cincinnati) plans to open a total of 14 new stores this year -- 11 new department stores,...
Starbucks makes its first foray into Latin America
Starbucks Corp. (Seattle) has announced that it will have stores in Mexico and Latin America by the end of the year, with...

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