Kimco associates came together this holiday season to donate over 150 toys to one of our favorite organizations, Toys for Tots, which is an official activity of the U.S. Marine Corps. Our offices were filled with toys for children of all ages — baby toys, remote control cars for older kids, tons of games for families, Barbies galore, hula hoops, tea sets … It was quite a collection!… Read More

SWEET DEAL: Schools earn points when families attend events at The Fremont Hub, such as Halloween trick-or-treating

SWEET DEAL: Schools earn points when families attend events at Fremont Hub, such as Halloween trick-or-treating

Back-to-school spending is expected to reach $26.7 billion in 2013, according to the National Retail Federation. That’s a 12 percent decrease from last year’s $30.31 billion.… Read More

CHRISTMAS WISHES: Abigail and Anna Coughlin take their turn with Santa at Une Minette

CHRISTMAS WISHES: Abigail and Anna Coughlin take their turn with Santa at Une Minette

This year’s Small Business Saturday is a wrap! Consumers spent $5.5 billion at independent merchants during the day (Nov. 24), according to the Small Business Saturday consumer insights survey.… Read More

Shop Small Today’s guest post comes to us from Bruce D. Sanders, Ph.D., SPHR, consumer psychologist, retail consultant, and author. He shares some Small Business Saturday advice as we head into this year’s event on Nov. 30.

For more help, visit Small Business Saturday’s website, where you’ll find a variety of Shop Small logos, printable signage, email templates, small business success stories, and other marketing resources to help you promote your store and event.Read More

FAMILY FINISH: My family joined me at the California International Marathon in 2010

FAMILY FINISH: My family joined me at the California International Marathon in 2010

Many of us at Kimco are involved in charitable organizations that hold a special place in our hearts. For me, giving back to other parents is a big part of my life — not only because I am a dad to five children (three sons and two daughters), but also because one of those children is no longer with us today.… Read More

NOBODY’S CHILI HERE: Cook-off attendees fought the cool autumn temperature by enjoying 13 varieties of homemade chili

NOBODY’S CHILI HERE: Cook-off attendees fought the cool autumn temperature by enjoying 13 varieties of homemade chili

Jacksonville, Fla., was hotter than usual on Nov. 17 — and it had nothing to do with the weather. That was the day the Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce held its 16th Annual Mandarin Chili Cook-Off at Kimco’s Riverplace Shopping Center.… Read More

Kimco is continuing to redevelop its Richmond Shopping Center on Staten Island, with a major piece coming into place earlier this month. Target opened a new store at the center, cutting the ribbon on 135,000-square-feet of big-box shopping.

We were there to capture the event, including one-on-one interviews with Target Store Team Leader John Storey and Borough President James Molinaro.… Read More

As a Long Island-based company, Kimco is among many organizations recovering in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. In addition, however, we’ve also been helping those affected get back on their feet, as one of Kimco’s company values is to be a steward in the communities it serves.… Read More