Unlikely as it sounds, New York City is quickly emerging as a retail Mecca, the scene of much that is new and exciting and innovative in the retail marketplace. That’s right. New York — scene of hourly subway snafus, constant traffic snarls, mind-numbing construction on every street, and all manner of inconveniences and holdups —
NEW YORK — Wegmans made its New York City debut on Sunday with the opening of a 74,000-square-foot store in Brooklyn’s Navy Yard. The store, the chain’s 101st, drew a crowd that included self-identified “Wegmaniacs” from the retailer’s hometown of Rochester, N.Y., as well as Brooklynites eager to find out what the fuss was about.
NEW YORK — Target Corp. held a ribbon cutting this week for a store in the Kip’s Bay neighborhood of Manhattan. The outlet, which will officially open on Sunday, is the retailer’s fifth small-format store in Manhattan and its 78th store in the greater New York area. Target also opened two small-format stores this week
NEW YORK — Target Corp. opened a store in New York’s East Village neighborhood on Wednesday. The 26,000-square-foot outlet is the first of three stores Target plans to open in the area this year. The retailer is set to open a store in Manhattan’s Lower East Side neighborhood in August, and one in Selden, N.Y.
NEW YORK—Amazon Books opened its 11th store Tuesday, and its second in New York City. Located on 34th Street, the store is situated directly across the street from the Empire State Building. The new outlet, which includes a coffee shop, has about 3,700 titles available for sale that range from bestsellers to “hidden gems” and
ARLINGTON, Va. — The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) is opposing a rule in New York City requiring many food retailers to post calorie counts for standard menu items. The city implemented the expansion of its health code on May 22, extending to supermarkets and chain retailers a calorie count requirement imposed on chain restaurants since