Amazon surpasses the milestone of 10,000 full-time employees in Illinois

Between 2014 and 2016, Amazon’s investments contributed more than $200 million into Illinois’ economy, indirectly creating 7,000 additional jobs on top of the 10,000 the company employs directly SEATTLE, 2018-Mar-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — This year, Amazon will celebrate its third year fulfilling customer orders out of Illinois and surpassing the milestone of 10,000 full-time employees in the state with job […]

Nordstrom Rack at Harlem Irving Plaza in Norridge, Illinois to open in fall 2017

SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced today (Feb. 1, 2017) plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at Harlem Irving Plaza (The HIP) in Norridge, Illinois, just outside of Chicago. The approximately 33,000-square-foot store is scheduled to open in fall 2017. The property is owned and managed by The […]

Nordstrom Rack at Mellody Farm in Vernon Hills, IL to open in fall 2018

SEATTLE, 2017-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Seattle-based Nordstrom, Inc. (NYSE: JWN) announced today (Jan. 25, 2017 ) plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at Mellody Farm in Vernon Hills, IL. The approximately 30,000-square-foot store is scheduled to open in fall 2018. The property is being developed by Regency Centers. The new Nordstrom Rack will […]

Amazon to open two fulfillment centers in Aurora, Illinois

The company’s presence grows to eight facilities and more than 7,000 full-time jobs in the state SEATTLE, 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), Intersect Illinois and the Illinois Department of Commerce today (Dec. 20, 2016) announced that Amazon plans to open two fulfillment centers in Aurora, Illinois. The facilities will add more […]

The Bon-Ton Stores to close its Carson’s Clearance Center at The Landings Shopping Center in Lansing, Illinois

MILWAUKEE, WI, 2016-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT), today (November 30, 2016) announced it will close its Carson’s Clearance Center at The Landings Shopping Center in Lansing, Illinois. The company will not renew the lease, which terminates January 31, 2017. The closing will impact approximately 60 associates at this location. The […]

IKEA to install solar panels on its distribution center in Joliet; Illinois’ largest solar rooftop installation

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA, 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today (11/15/2016) announced plans to install solar panels on its Midwest distribution center under construction in Joliet, IL. Installation will begin in Spring 2017, with completion expected in Fall 2017 for Illinois’ largest rooftop array. Combined with arrays atop the […]

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. to close its Bergner’s store in Machesney Park Mall in Illinois

MILWAUKEE, WI, 2016-Oct-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT), today (October 11, 2016) announced it will close its Bergner’s store in Machesney Park Mall in Machesney Park, Illinois. The Company will not renew the lease, which terminates January 31, 2017. The closing will impact approximately 43 associates at this location. The store […]

Opioid overdose-reversal drug naloxone now available in CVS pharmacies in Alabama, Alaska, Illinois, Missouri and West Virginia

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (September 29, 2016) announced it has expanded access to the opioid overdose-reversal drug naloxone in Alabama, Alaska, Illinois, Missouri and West Virginia, allowing CVS Pharmacy patients to access the medication without an individual prescription. In total, CVS Pharmacy patients in 36 states now […]

Meijer opens new 192,000-square-foot supercenters today in Flossmoor and Round Lake Beach, Illinois

Retailer brings low prices, fresh produce delivered daily and drive-thru pharmacies to Chicagoland suburbs GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.,2016-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer opened new 192,000-square-foot supercenters today in Flossmoor and Round Lake Beach, Ill. bringing shoppers more convenient access to low prices on fresh produce delivered daily, high-quality merchandise and a full-service pharmacy that makes […]

Whole Foods Market’s new store in Vernon Hills, Ill. to open in 2018

CHICAGO, 2016-May-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFM), the confirms a new location planned for Vernon Hills, Illinois. The 48,000-square-foot store will be located at Route 60 and Route 21. At the time of opening, Whole Foods Market Vernon Hills will be the 28th location in Chicagoland. Currently there are 25 Chicagoland […]