Ralph Lauren to Open 250 New Stores

New York City — Ralph Lauren has announced plans to open 250 new stores over the next three years. These new stores comprise one aspect of the company’s plan for expansion, which also involves an omnichannel approach. “Our clear and

Crayola Experience to Open Five New Locations Through 2027

Forks Township, Pa. — Crayola has entered into an agreement with BrightColors LLC to open at least five new Crayola Experience venues, doubling Crayola’s presence in the U.S. The company’s portfolio currently includes five locations in Easton, Pennsylvania; Orlando, Florida;

Two New Senior Real Estate Executives Join ShopCore

Chicago — ShopCore Properties, an affiliate of Blackstone, has named Lauren Holden as executive vice president and chief operating officer and Jessica Zaski as executive vice president and chief transactions officer. Holden joins the company from Clarion Partners, where she

Northmarq Agrees to Acquire Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Stan Johnson Co.

Minneapolis and Tulsa, Okla. — Commercial real estate capital markets platform Northmarq has agreed to acquire Stan Johnson Co., a Tulsa-based real estate brokerage and advisory firm, for an undisclosed price. The acquisition will include Stan Johnson’s affiliated debt services company, Four

Bed Bath & Beyond to Close 150 Stores, Cut Staff, Restructure Debt

Union, N.J. — Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) announced this morning that it will close approximately 150 of its lower-producing stores across the country. The Union-based home goods retailer also revealed that it is cutting its workforce by about