Publix to Hire 30,000 Employees in Fourth Quarter of 2021

Lakeland, Fla. — Publix plans to hire 30,000 employees during the fourth quarter of 2021. New employees will work across the company’s portfolio of 1,284 stores, nine distribution centers and 11 manufacturing facilities in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee,

Kmart to Close Last Store in State of Michigan

Marshall, Mich. — Kmart is closing its final store in the state of Michigan, according to local media reports. The last remaining store is in Marshall, which is located just east of Battle Creek and about 45 miles south of

Sears to Close Last Store in Illinois

Schaumburg, Ill. — Sears is set to close its last store in the state of Illinois, according to reports by the Daily Herald and Crain’s Chicago Business. The Hoffman Estates-based retailer’s only remaining Illinois location is at Woodfield Mall in

MCG Architecture Announces Partnership with Mark Trommsdorff

Cleveland — MCG Architecture has partnered with Mark Trommsdorff, who will work on Southeast business development for the Cleveland-based design firm. Trommsdorff recently retired from Kimco Realty Corp. where he worked for over 33 years. Over the past 20 years,

WSJ Report: Amazon Plans New Department Store Chain

Seattle — Amazon, the Seattle-based e-commerce giant, is planning to open a chain of department stores to boost its sales in clothing, household items, electronics and other areas. The news comes from a Wall Street Journal report citing “people familiar

Wendy’s and REEF to Develop 700 Delivery Kitchens by 2025

Dublin, Ohio and Miami — The Wendy’s Co. and REEF have formed a new development commitment to open and operate 700 delivery kitchens over the next five years across the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom. Through this commitment, REEF