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

Store owner Sherrie Ammirato with her dog, Jessie

Store owner Sherrie Ammirato with her dog, Jessie

Sherrie Ammirato is used to seeing dozens of furry tails when dog owners bring their four-legged friends into her Doggie Bag store to shop for doggie treats, toys, and apparel. But this week, she’s also paying close attention to the tail-end of the holiday shopping season in the run-up to Christmas.… Read More

Most shopping centers nationwide organize special events around major holidays, like Christmas or Fourth of July. But few host events to celebrate the arrival of spring. That’s what Kimco’s Suburban Square did the other week at its Ardmore Farmers Market Spring Social event.… Read More

Hear that? That’s the sound of retailers across the country catching their second wind for the big holiday shopping finale. As you’ve probably already read, consumers spent $11.4 billion on Black Friday, $52.4 billion over Black Friday weekend, and $1.25 billion on Cyber Monday — all record numbers.… Read More

The opening of Nadia Cakes is fast approaching. The cupcake shop and custom cake studio will soon be cutting the ribbon at The Fountains at Arbor Lake, a Kimco shopping center in Maple Grove, Minn.

You might remember we interviewed founder and owner Abby Jimenez last month about one of the biggest days of the year for her business — Valentine’s Day.… Read More