1. Articles in category: Retail

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    1. Centro Properties agrees to sell Enfield Square Mall, other retail locations to Blackstone Group in $9.4 billion deal

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 5 2011)

      Centro Properties agrees to sell Enfield Square Mall, other retail locations to Blackstone Group in $9.4 billion deal Australia’s Centro Properties Group has announced that it has agreed to sell all its U.S. retail shopping centers - including the Enfield Square mall - to Blackstone Group LP, a New York-based private equity firm, for $9.4 billion. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Westfield   The Republican

    2. Borders bookstore at Holyoke Mall to close

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 16 2011)

      Borders bookstore at Holyoke Mall to close The 40-year-old company plans to close about 200 of its 642 stores over the next few weeks, according to The Associated Press. All of the stores closed will be superstores, Borders spokeswoman Mary Davis said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke   The Republican

    3. Ultimate Electronics in Holyoke to close

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 14 2011)

      Ultimate Electronics in Holyoke to close Ultimate Electronics is liquidating all of its 46 stores across the country, including its location in the Holyoke Crossing complex in Holyoke. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke   The Republican

    4. West Springfield Mayor Edward Gibson says extraordinary economic development in 2010 will be hard to beat ...

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 14 2011)

      West Springfield Mayor Edward Gibson says extraordinary economic development in 2010 will be hard to beat ... The other huge project that got started in 2010 was the mammoth expansion of CSX’s freight yard, a project which Gibson put at $10 million. “That will definitely lead to a rejuvenation of our Main Street-Union Street corridor and hopefully lead to future development in the area of the West Springfield trade center,” Gibson said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Western Massachusetts Electric Company   The Republican

    5. Enfield, Suffield and other Northern Connecticut communities seeing economic recovery

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 13 2011)

      Enfield, Suffield and other Northern Connecticut communities seeing economic recovery McMahon said the Bradley Airport Development Zone, recently created by the Connecticut General Assembly, allows for incentives such as tax abatements and credits for qualifying businesses who locate by the airport. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Springfield

    6. Wilson's Department Store remains an institution in downtown Greenfield

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 7 2011)

      Wilson's Department Store remains an institution in downtown Greenfield There has been a store at the corner of Main and Davis streets in the heart of downtown Greenfield for more than 128 years. First known as The Boston Store, it was sold in 1896 to John Wilson who renamed it the John Wilson Co. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Northampton

    7. Big Y Foods Inc. expands in Stafford Springs

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 26 2011)

      Big Y Foods Inc. expands in Stafford Springs Big Y Foods is remodeling its store at 87 West Stafford Road in Stafford Springs, Conn. The store, a longtime Big Y location, is getting a new facade and amenities like a pizza shop and fried fish shop. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   The Republican

    8. J.C. Penney will close its Springfield Eastfield Mall location

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 24 2011)

      J.C. Penney will close its Springfield Eastfield Mall location J.C. Penney Company, Inc. will close its outlet store in the Eastfield Mall as part of a corporate restructuring. The shutdown will occur sometime this year, according to a news release from Penney’s corporate offices in Texas. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    9. West Springfield planning board OKs Riverdale Street projects for Pride gas station and Bertera car dealership

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 21 2011)

      The Planning Board has approved site plans for two Riverdale Street projects – the redevelopment of a gasoline station and an addition to a vehicle dealership. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   Westfield

    10. Atkins Farm in Amherst and r.k. Miles in Hatfield take advantage of stimulus

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 17 2011)

      Atkins Farm, the longtime landmark known for its apple pies, apple cider and doughnuts, is not only replacing the warehouse it lost to the reconstruction of Route 116, but plans to add more retail space and an all-season grille and ice-cream shop. “Circumstances are pushing us toward it,” said Pauline A. Lannon, president of Atkins Farm. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassDevelopment   Amherst   The Republican

    11. Andrew Feuerstein, new owner of VW of Northampton, has big plans for expanding, improving Rt. 5 dealership

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 16 2011)

      Andrew Feuerstein, new owner of VW of Northampton, has big plans for expanding, improving Rt. 5 dealership It was a good ol’ fashioned Chamber of Commerce get-together Thursday night: an “Arrive@5” cheese and champagne affair in the sparkling showroom at VW of Northampton. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith College   Northampton   Greenfield

    12. Top Entrepreneur for 2010

      Explore BusinessWest (Jan 6 2011)

      Top Entrepreneur for 2010 BusinessWest’s Top Entrepreneur for 2010 is Robert Bolduc, founder and CEO of Springfield-based Pride. Since 1976, when he started with one self-serve gas station in Indian Orchard, he has done much more than build a chain of 24 stores stretching across the region. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Russell Denver   West Springfield   Springfield Falcons

    13. Agawam's Yankee Mattress Factory adds new retail location in Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 1 2011)

      Agawam's Yankee Mattress Factory adds new retail location in Springfield Yankee Mattress, which has been handcrafting between 2,000 and 3,000 mattresses each year in its Agawam factory for the past 11 years, recently opened its third retail location at Haymarket Square at 1670 Boston Road in Springfield. Yankee Mattress also has showrooms at 314 Springfield St. in Agawam and at 104 Damon Road in Northampton. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Northampton   Westfield

    14. 2 of 3 A.J. Wright stores in Springfield area scheduled to survive TJX Companies reorganization

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 10 2010)

      2 of 3 A.J. Wright stores in Springfield area scheduled to survive TJX Companies reorganization Two of the three A. J. Wright stores in the Springfield area will be reopening under other names next year, as part of an announcement by the TJX Companies Inc. to consolidate its operations. But the one in the Springfield Plaza on Liberty Street will be closing for good. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   Westfield

    15. Big Y Foods Inc. opens 2 more Connecticut stores

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 6 2010)

      Big Y Foods Inc. opens 2 more Connecticut stores Headquartered in Springfield, Big Y is one of the largest independently owned supermarket chains in New England with 62 stores throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts, including Fresh Acres Market and Table & Vine fine wines and liquors, with more than 10,000 employees. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Springfield   The Republican

    16. Home Source Warehouse to open doors in Agawam

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 22 2010)

      Home Source Warehouse to open doors in Agawam Home Source Warehouse, a new venture, will open on “Black Friday” in space formerly occupied by Food Mart. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   The Republican

    17. Big Y opens supermarkets in former A&P Connecticut locations

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 8 2010)

      Big Y opens supermarkets in former A&P Connecticut locations Big Y Foods Inc. opened the first two of the several Connecticut supermarkets that were acquired from A&P on Nov. 1: in West Hartford at 772 North Main St. and in Branford at 1060 Main St. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Springfield   The Republican

    18. P.C. Richard & Son and Ultimate Electronics bet on Western Mass. and Connecticut markets in expansion push

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 8 2010)

      P.C. Richard & Son and Ultimate Electronics bet on Western Mass. and Connecticut markets in expansion push Gregg Richard, president of P.C. Richard & Son, said five of the six stores P.C. Richard & Son opened this year in Connecticut are in former Circuit City locations, including the Enfield store. In Milford, P.C. Richard took over a spot once occupied by the now bankrupt houseware chain Linens’ n Things. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Greenfield

    19. Survey: Big Y among top 10 Massachusetts privately held companies

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 1 2010)

      Survey: Big Y among top 10 Massachusetts privately held companies Home-grown Big Y Foods Inc. came in seventh in the Boston Business Journal’s list of the state’s largest privately-held companies. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Big Y Foods   Springfield

    20. Balise Lexus opens new $6.5 million dealership in West Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 27 2010)

      Balise Lexus opens new $6.5 million dealership in West Springfield The 27,000-square-foot facility, dubbed “absolutely gorgeous” by West Springfield Mayor Edward J. Gibson, was constructed in just under seven months. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican   Balise Motor Sales

    21. EDC Companies and Directors Well Represented at International Symposium

      Explore From the EDC (Oct 14 2010)

      Last week, the EDC co-hosted an international business symposium with Associated Industries of Massachusetts-International Business Council (“AIM-IBC”) at the Sheraton in Springfield. We wish to thank MassMutual for sponsoring the event. Almost 100 people attended the symposium, including consular and trade and investment officials from nine countries. The keynote address was provided by Dan Reed, the President of the NBA Development (“D”) League, who described the D League’s growth (and why Springfield was chosen as a franchise) and the NBA’s international initiatives. EDC Directors George Burtch from Hasbro and Andreas Goettzman from Süddekor were among the panelists for ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   TD Bank   MassMutual   Associated Industries of Massachusetts

    22. Toys "R" Us to hire 10,000 seasonal workers, including new staff at Hampshire Mall and Eastfield Mall

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 5 2010)

      Toys "R" Us to hire 10,000 seasonal workers, including new staff at Hampshire Mall and Eastfield Mall Retailers are expected to hire more temporary staff in 2010 than they hired in 2009 and 2008, but not nearly as many as they hired in 2006 and 2007 when they added more than 746,800 temporary workers nationally, according to the annual holiday hiring forecast, global outplacement consultant Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. in Chicago. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Holyoke   The Republican

    23. Big Y buys land for new store in Lee

      Explore Home - BostonHerald.com (Oct 1 2010)

      The Big Y supermarket chain is planning a new store in Lee that could add up to 150 full- and part-time jobs... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Springfield

    24. First Elle store ever a success for Hannoush at Holyoke Mall

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 29 2010)

      First Elle store ever a success for Hannoush at Holyoke Mall Hannoush hired five people to staff the 1,400-square-foot store near JC Penney on the first floor of the mall. The Elle-only store carries hundreds of different items that retail for between $30 and $1,000. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke

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