1. Articles in category: Retail

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    1. What's in Store for the Westinghouse Site?

      Explore BusinessWest (Jul 19 2011)

      What's in Store for the Westinghouse Site? “We think the site has a lot of potential, and clearly some of that is for retail uses,” he said, “because it is within a fairly dense residential area and has such easy and immediate access to 291. That access accounts for much of the site’s appeal, but there’s also the visibility from the highway.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield   Holyoke

    2. Big Y Foods begins hiring for new World Class Market in Meriden, Conn.

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 16 2011)

      Big Y Foods begins hiring for new World Class Market in Meriden, Conn. Big Y Foods will next week begin looking to hire more than 100 part-time and full-time positions available at its newest World Class Market in Meriden, Conn. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Springfield   The Republican

    3. Atkins considers second store in Amherst

      Explore GazetteNET (Jul 14 2011)

      AMHERST - Atkins Farms Country Market, an institution in South Amherst for nearly 50 years, might open a second store at the opposite end of town. Pauline Lannon, president of Atkins, said Thursday that Atkins is exploring opening a second store in the North Amherst village center as a way of keeping up with customer demand and offering easier access to its products for more area residents.--Atkins Corner road changes take shape read more (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amherst   Yankee Candle, Inc.

    4. Holyoke bakery expansion creates jobs, wins tax breaks

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 2 2011)

      East Baking Company Inc., formerly a mom-and-pop retail bakery, abandoned its cramped quarters in Ludlow for a 28,000-square-foot facility at 104 Whiting Farms Road, Holyoke, in December 2010. The growing company, which was deemed eligible for help under the Massachusetts Economic Development Incentive Program, is now entitled to receive state investment tax credits of up to 3 percent and local property tax exemptions, according to state and local officials. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke   The Republican

    5. Friendly's co-founder S. Prestley Blake pens book

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 21 2011)

      Friendly's co-founder S. Prestley Blake pens book Friendly Ice Cream Corp. is now a vertically integrated restaurant company serving signature sandwiches, entrees and ice cream desserts with system-wide sales of $700 million and distribution through more than 6,500 retail locations. There are more than 500 Friendly’s restaurants. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican   Friendly's Ice Cream Corporation

    6. Springfield Museums help tell Friendly story

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 20 2011)

      Springfield Museums help tell Friendly story “Here are two young men in the depths of the depression They can’t get a job so they borrow a little money from their parents and start a business,” McLain said. “Now the company has more than 500 restaurants. It’s a great American story.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Coca-Cola   Springfield   The Republican

    7. Congressman Neal reflects on Springfield's tornado-spawned setback

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 11 2011)

      Congressman Neal reflects on Springfield's tornado-spawned setback The following day, Neal trudged through the near-wasteland of the South End, which still has many of its landmark businesses standing and back in operation, including the Red Rose pizzeria and restaurant, La Fiorentina bakery and Mom & Rico’s, all on Main Street. With an entourage of media and officials with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in tow, Neal took time to talk with old friends and business owners. Many credited him as having been a financial savior during Neal’s mayoralty. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Bradley International Airport   MassMutual Center

    8. Holyoke City Council grants zone change for proposed $16 million Big Y project

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 7 2011)

      Holyoke City Council grants zone change for proposed $16 million Big Y project Frank J. Horacek, vice president of real estate and development with Big Y, and Francesca Maltese, development manager for O’Connell Development Group, said they were happy the council vote was unanimous. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Holyoke   Westfield

    9. Groupon partners with Big Y, Boston firms for grocery deals

      Explore masshightech.com (Jun 7 2011)

      Working with Cambridge promotion analytics and software firm Incentive Targeting and with Boston marketing firm HaloEffect, Chicago-based Groupon will be offering shoppers at the Big Y chain, based in Springfield, specific deals to customers who hold their loyalty cards. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Springfield

    10. Big Y supermarket proposal draws praise

      Explore masslive.com (May 26 2011)

      - Mostly positive comments at a public hearing Tuesday greeted a proposal to put a Big Y supermarket at the former Atlas Copco factory in a project that would bring 250 jobs. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Kathleen G. Anderson   Holyoke

    11. Holyoke gets first look at proposal for project anchored by Big Y on Lower Westfield Road

      Explore masslive.com (May 23 2011)

      Holyoke gets first look at proposal for project anchored by Big Y on Lower Westfield Road Francesca Maltese, development manager for O’Connell Development Group, told The Republican May 6 the plan is to open a Big Y with other retail stores in a $12 million project by 2012. The supermarket itself would produce 150 to 175 jobs, she said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Holyoke   Westfield

    12. Pyramid Cos. refinances Hampshire Mall

      Explore bizjournals (May 20 2011)

      The deal appears to have closed in late April, although loan documents were not available via the Hampshire County Registry of Deeds as of Thursday. The new loan backing the sprawling Hampshire Mall is valued at $24.9 million and matures in April 2021. (Read Full Article)

    13. DevelopSpringfield identifies State Street location for possible supermarket ...

      Explore masslive.com (May 11 2011)

      The idea of getting a supermarket to the neighborhood predates DevelopSpringfield. In 2005, a study commissioned by the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts found that 9.1 percent of the households in the Mason Square neighborhood can’t get enough to eat and 19.2 percent were not secure in terms of a food supply. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield

    14. Holyoke could be getting a Big Y supermarket near the Holyoke Mall at Ingleside

      Explore masslive.com (May 6 2011)

      Holyoke could be getting a Big Y supermarket near the Holyoke Mall at Ingleside The $12 million project near the Holyoke Mall at Ingleside would occupy the former Atlas Copco compressor factory and include other retail stores, officials said. The supermarket would occupy half the site, or 50,000 square feet, and produce up to 175 jobs. A quarter of the jobs would be full time, said Francesca Maltese, development manager for O’ Connell Development Group here, which owns the site. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Kathleen G. Anderson   Holyoke

    15. T.J. Maxx opens on Liberty Street

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 14 2011)

      “We are very excited about the March 20th opening of our newest T.J. Maxx,” said Doreen Thompson, vice president of corporate communications for The TJX Companies Inc., (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   The Republican

    16. Discount supermarket, tire store proposed for Chicopee's Memorial Drive

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 10 2011)

      Discount supermarket, tire store proposed for Chicopee's Memorial Drive If approved, the project would be located across the street from the about $30 million Chicopee Crossing project, which includes a hotel, about 23,000 square feet of retail space, three additional restaurants and a stand alone bank. Both are located near the exit to Interstate 90. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Chicopee   The Republican

    17. 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

    18. 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

    19. 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

    20. 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

    21. 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

    22. 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

    23. 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

    24. 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

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