Chicago's skyline has numerous buildings that were built after Sears, Roebuck & Co. first opened its doors in the city. In this look back at several of the buildings, including Willis Tower, which was formally Sears Tower, Ryan Ori writes about how each has changed the region.
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With a combination of Asian food spots, Carriage Hills Plaza in Davie, Fla., has become a popular destination. The property features six eateries and a diverse supermarket, giving it a unique tenant makeup.
Downtown Dadeland in Miami was once a struggling retail center, but it was turned around via transformation into an urban, mixed-use space and selective addition of retail tenants. The 127,635-square-foot property, which was recently sold to Midtown Capital Partners of Miami, is now 98% leased and has doubled in value since 2014.
Schiaparelli, a French couture brand, will partner with Bergdorf Goodman in several initiatives to increase its US presence. It will open a pop-up boutique at the retailer's Fifth Avenue store in New York City, and it will also take over window displays.
Upstart retailers are helping to transform retail centers across the county. Neighborhood Goods is a new concept that provides short-term and flexible leases to help bring online brands to local markets, while Fourpost will showcase about 30 local brands to give those brands better access to customers.
Walmart-owned Sam's Club will offer online shopping and delivery via Instacart from half its US stores by the end of October, the companies said. The deal, which represents an expansion of Walmart's partnership with Instacart, will also allow nonmembers to shop online at Sam's Club.
Lands' End is touring the US in two Airstream travel trailers that resemble the brand's classic 1970s Seagoing Duffle to tout its Heritage Collection and new store openings and to celebrate its history. "There is quite a demand for nostalgia with Lands' End," said CEO Jerome Griffith.
Sears won't print its Wish Book holiday catalog this year, but will launch an online version of the book early next month. The retailer, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this week, revived the print catalog last year for members of its loyalty program.