Retail Midwest
Retail today: Staying relevant is key

Retail today: Staying relevant is key

Much has been written and continues to be discussed regarding the changing face of retail. Many of these conversations inevitably include regional malls – largely non-Class-A – across the country struggling to find their footing in the wake of retailer bankruptcies and store closings. Sears is the latest and most prominent example with its recent announcement that it will be closing scores of stores from coast-to-coast.

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Virtual restaurant concept opening in Chicago's River North

Virtual restaurant concept opening in Chicago's River North

Kitchen United, a Los Angeles-based virtual restaurant provider, announced the opening of its next kitchen center at 825 N. Sedgwick Street in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. Coming on the heels of a $10 million funding round led by GV, Kitchen United will work with restaurant partners to begin move-in in mid-December, and will start serving Chicago consumers in January.