New Store Announcements

This list goes all the way back to May of 2012.  I am embarrassed that it goes back so far, but it was crazy busy this year.  Keep in mind it is an unofficial list that we keep over time based on Internet news alerts.  Happy New Year!Barnes...

One View of the Future Box World

Will the ‘please everyone’ box still be needed in the future?  In this particular article, the author states that “smaller stores focused on specific consumers and their needs” will be the wave of the future.  Marketing Daily...

Wal-Mart Express Stores – So Far So Good

The first Wal-Mart Express stores are profitable within first year of operation.  The 12,000-15,000 square foot stores carry everything a shopper might need at the spur of the moment.  More stores to come…Business Week ArticleReuters Article

A Round of Applause for Toys R Us

Toys R Us has done what many thought impossible; turn the company around and return it to a successful viable retailer.  Jerry Storch (CEO) and company did it in the face of a terrible economy and increasing pressures from Walmart, Target and Amazon.  The...