2013 was an important year for health and fitness retailers. Consumers remained highly focused on taking control of their health as reflected in a USA Today study that found that our national obesity epidemic has finally begun to level off.… 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

Many of the U.S.’s biggest retailers have expanded into Mexico over the past decade, and many of them have been in Mexico longer. Home Depot, Lowes, Bed Bath & Beyond, Best Buy, Sally Beauty Supply, GNC, and Saks Fifth Avenue make up a short list of these merchants.… Read More

We celebrated the second anniversary of our blog in 2013, marking another year of capturing some of the most important people, events, trends, and issues shaping retail and retail real estate. It’s hard to believe we’re over two years in already!… Read More

Redevelopment continues to be one of Kimco’s major value creation strategies. We are excited about our redevelopment pipeline that invests resources back into our real estate. The rewards of redevelopment go much further than the key metrics of value creation, solid returns on our investment, and higher occupancy rates.… Read More

DEALS ON HEELS: A strappy Yves Saint Laurent heel for sale at Clotheshorse Anonymous

DEALS ON HEELS: A strappy Yves Saint Laurent heel for sale at Clotheshorse Anonymous

“Hunt. Gather. Recycle.” That’s the motto for designer consignment shop and Kimco tenant Clotheshorse Anonymous, located in Kimco’s Preston Forest Village shopping center in Dallas. The retailer’s maxim reflects the consignment shop boom of recent years, driven by the increasing number of consumers seeking discounted, quality fashions, while also cashing in on their new or gently used clothing.… Read More

SHOWTIME: Kimco tenant Mitch Ancona breaks a Guinness World Record in front of cheering friends, family, and customers

SHOWTIME: Kimco tenant Mitch Ancona breaks a Guinness World Record in front of cheering friends, family, and customers

Mitch Ancona’s approach to engaging with his customers is as effervescent as the hundreds of bottles of champagne he stocks at Ancona’s Wines & Liquors.… Read More

IN LINE: The strategy behind Pure Hockey’s physical stores aligns with its e-commerce site

FITS LIKE A GLOVE: Pure Hockey is well-suited for its new location at a Kimco center

Finding the right location for your business is one of the most important decisions any retailer makes. For Pure Hockey, that decision meant moving its flagship store from Berlin, Mass., onto the same road as the New England Sports Center (NESC) in Marlborough, Mass.… Read More

Recently, a retailer had a tall order for us. Within just a few years, it wanted to double its footprint from 250 to 500 stores in shopping centers across the United States. In addition, the retailer needed 7,000- to 10,000-square-foot spaces, a size somewhere between anchor and mom-and-pop that’s less common in current shopping center build-outs.… Read More