Tagged: Sears

Can Malls Shake Off the Cobwebs?

Can Malls Shake Off the Cobwebs?

Restaurants & FoodCover Story

A Jonesboro real estate broker is among those who sees a potential for malls transforming after the pandemic, with a silver lining possibly being local stores taking over chain space. read more >

Doctors Building Getting Some Work Done

Doctors Building Getting Some Work Done

Health Care

A new all-Arkansas ownership and management team has a 21st-century vision for one of Little Rock’s history-making medical buildings, the 1962-vintage Doctors Building in midtown. read more >

Malls See Rebound

Malls See Rebound

The International Council of Shopping Centers forecasts a busy holiday season, with 84 percent of U.S. shoppers visiting a mall or shopping center during the holidays, according to its Oct. 4 news release. read more >

A Poor Man Rejoices (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

A Poor Man Rejoices (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionEditor's Note

My father was a keen observer of human nature and a gifted storyteller, and he’s been on my mind more than usual as the 13th anniversary of his death approaches. Recent news items as disparate as the bankruptcy of Sears Holdings, rising interest rates and Elizabeth Warren’s DNA have all made me teary. read more >

Wal-Mart at 50: A Not-So-Short History  Of the World’s Largest Retailer

Wal-Mart at 50: A Not-So-Short History Of the World’s Largest Retailer

Wal-Mart at 50

The lessons Sam Walton learned during those early, successful years of Wal-Mart allowed him to build the most successful retail chain in history. And just like the times that he took his planes up to search for potential Wal-Mart sites, it was Mr. Sam himself who was behind the stick, deciding which direction to go. read more >