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New Retailers Coming to Utah; CenterCal Properties Reveals New Tenants Opening Soon at Its Utah Properties

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 5:09pm

CenterCal Properties, LLC, founded in 2004 by Fred Bruning and Jean Paul Wardy, is a full-service commercial real estate company in the business of investing, developing, leasing, and managing its projects.

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  • CenterCal Properties, LLC, founded in 2004 by Fred Bruning and Jean Paul Wardy, is a full-service commercial real estate company in the business of investing, developing, leasing, and managing its projects.
  • CenterCal excels in, and is best known for, creating destinations throughout the western United States with a unique strategy of place-making, which emphasizes the importance of developing spaces with a sense of community.
  • Bruning and Wardys creative vision and passion for development, coupled with CenterCals internal expertise, is evident in the properties the company owns and operates today.
  • For more information on all of CenterCals properties, please visit www.centercal.com .

Kohl’s Cares Holiday Collection Offers Disney Frozen 2 and Holiday Character Bundles that Give Back

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 1:00pm

Kohls (NYSE: KSS) invites families to celebrate and give back this holiday season with its new Kohls Cares holiday collection, which includes special books and plush bundles featuring everyones favorite characters from Disney Frozen 2, Elmo, the Grinch and more.

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  • Kohls (NYSE: KSS) invites families to celebrate and give back this holiday season with its new Kohls Cares holiday collection, which includes special books and plush bundles featuring everyones favorite characters from Disney Frozen 2, Elmo, the Grinch and more.
  • Priced at just $9 each, the Kohls Cares holiday collection is available now for a limited time while supplies last at all Kohls stores nationwide and on Kohls.com .
  • Families can bring home character bundles featuring their Disney Frozen 2 friends Anna, Elsa and Olaf, as well as other favorite holiday characters like Rudolph, the Grinch, Santa, Elmo, and Elf.
  • Since 2000, Kohls Cares cause merchandise program has raised nearly $360 million to fund community initiatives that support the health of families nationwide.

Famous Footwear Opens in Gurnee, Ill.

Monday, October 14, 2019 - 1:30pm

Caleres (NYSE: CAL) announced today that it will open a new Famous Footwear Outlet store in Gurnee, Ill.

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  • Caleres (NYSE: CAL) announced today that it will open a new Famous Footwear Outlet store in Gurnee, Ill.
  • In addition, those who join the Famously You Rewards loyalty program can feel even more famous by receiving $5 Reward Cash with a purchase.
  • Famous Footwear was founded on one simple idea: everyone deserves to feel the joy that comes from a new pair of shoes.
  • Whatever your style, Famous Footwear wants to help you wear it with confidence.

e.l.f. Turns Up the Volume on Beauty with Release of “Eyes. Lips. Face.” Song

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 11:00am

Face., the brands first full song created to bring beauty to life through dance and musical expression.

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  • Face., the brands first full song created to bring beauty to life through dance and musical expression.
  • The musical track was born out of e.l.f.s #eyeslipsface TikTok challenge, the first branded TikTok campaign to use original music.
  • To date, the campaign has been viewed over 1 billion times and TikTok users created over 400 thousand videos participating in the challenge.
  • e.l.f.

Bruce Besanko to Retire from Kohl’s at the End of the Fiscal Year; Jill Timm Appointed Kohl’s Chief Financial Officer

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 10:45pm

Kohls (NYSE: KSS) today announced that Bruce Besanko has decided to retire from Kohls at the end of the fiscal year and will step down from his position as Chief Financial Officer, effective November 1.

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  • Kohls (NYSE: KSS) today announced that Bruce Besanko has decided to retire from Kohls at the end of the fiscal year and will step down from his position as Chief Financial Officer, effective November 1.
  • At that time, Jill Timm, Kohls Executive Vice President of Finance, will be promoted to Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
  • I want to thank Bruce for his significant contributions to the company, said Michelle Gass, Kohls CEO.
  • In the Chief Financial Officer role, Timm will oversee Kohls financial planning and analysis, investor relations, financial reporting, accounting operations, tax and treasury.

American Girl Brings New In-Store Experiences to Its Flagship Stores in New York and Chicago in Time for the Holidays

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 1:00pm

American Girl , the inspiring world of dolls, content, and experiences, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT), today announced new in-store experiences at its New York City and Chicago flagship stores.

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  • American Girl , the inspiring world of dolls, content, and experiences, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT), today announced new in-store experiences at its New York City and Chicago flagship stores.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191010005213/en/
    The all-new American Girl Doll Hospital available exclusively at the company's New York and Chicago retail locations.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    For more than twenty years, since we opened our first American Girl flagship store, weve been creating engaging, interactive retail experiences for kids and their families, said Jamie Cygielman, General Manager of American Girl.
  • By inspiring girls to be their best, American Girl has earned the loyalty of millions and the praise and trust of parents and educators.

Mercato Introduces Unlimited Free, Same-Day Grocery Delivery with Mercato Green

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 1:00pm

Mercato , the online grocery eCommerce platform for independently owned grocery and specialty food stores, announced today the launch of Mercato Green .

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  • Mercato , the online grocery eCommerce platform for independently owned grocery and specialty food stores, announced today the launch of Mercato Green .
  • Mercato will also plant a tree for every order placed by a Mercato Green member.
  • There are two Mercato Green membership plans - both come with a 14-day free, unlimited trial .
  • Mercato Green helps reduce the time people spend on grocery shopping and increases access to these great stores.

Experience the Value of a BJ’s Wholesale Club Membership with Limited-Time Founding Member Offer

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 11:00am

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191010005190/en/

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191010005190/en/
    Experience the Value of a BJs Wholesale Club Membership with Limited-Time Founding Member Offer (Photo: Business Wire)
    Were excited to bring the value and convenience of a BJs membership to the Pensacola community and help members save up to 25% off grocery store prices, said Brian Poulliot, executive vice president, Chief Membership Officer.
  • Local shoppers that sign up for a one-year BJs Inner Circle membership with BJs Easy Renewal will get a $110 value for only $55.
  • Local shoppers that sign up for a one-year BJs Perks Rewards membership with BJs Easy Renewal will get a $145 value for only $110.
  • About BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings, Inc.
    Headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts, BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings, Inc. is a leading operator of membership warehouse clubs on the East Coast of the United States.

Becca Tilley Partners With bar iii for Exclusive Macy’s Collection

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 2:00pm

This fall, Macys is collaborating with influencer, podcast host and television personality Becca Tilley on an exclusive collection, Becca Tilley x bar III.

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  • This fall, Macys is collaborating with influencer, podcast host and television personality Becca Tilley on an exclusive collection, Becca Tilley x bar III.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191009005394/en/
    Find your new fall go-to pieces with the Becca Tilley x bar III collection, launching online at macys.com and in select Macys stores on October 9, $39.50 - $129.50.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Working on this bar III collection has been a dream come true, said Becca Tilley.
  • The Becca Tilley x bar III collection, priced from $39.50 to $129.50, is available now on macys.com and in select Macys stores.

Physical Retail Expected to Fuel Strong Holiday Spending

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 2:00pm

ICSC forecasts a 4.9 percent increase in holiday spending over last year for a total of $832.3 billion, with the average adult spending $683 on holiday-related items.

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  • ICSC forecasts a 4.9 percent increase in holiday spending over last year for a total of $832.3 billion, with the average adult spending $683 on holiday-related items.
  • The annual Holiday Shopping Intentions Survey found that physical stores remain crucial to the success of the holiday shopping season, with 90 percent of US adults planning to shop in-store for gifts and other related goods.
  • Our annual Holiday Shopping Intentions Survey once again shows that consumers are not only optimistic about the upcoming holiday season, but also continue to favor physical stores when shopping for gifts, said Tom McGee, President and CEO of ICSC.
  • The ICSC Holiday Shopping Intentions Survey was conducted online by Engine Insights on behalf of ICSC September 1618, 2019.