January 7, 2016, 10am PST
Target announced recently that almost all of the stores it expects to open in 2016 and 2017 will be located in urban areas.
June 9, 2015, 5am PDT
The ambiguous definition of 'urban decay' dilutes the argument for requiring this less-well-known environmental study.
June 11, 2013, 12pm PDT
On the Westside of L.A., where rush hour traffic slows to a crawl on the best days, a proposed transit-oriented development called the 'quintessential example' of smart growth by the Mayor's staff faces opposition to its size and attraction to autos.
July 26, 2012, 2pm PDT
With suburbia saturated, large retailers chase an urban market poised for growth.
April 4, 2012, 7am PDT
The era of big-box retail dominance is coming to an end. That's the opinion of David Welch, Chris Burritt and Lauren Coleman-Lochner, writing in <em>Bloomberg</em> on the occasion of Best Buy's recent announcement that it is closing 50 big stores.
September 12, 2011, 2pm PDT
When governments use public money to woo national chains, economic growth and job creation aren't worth the cost, says Stacy Mitchell of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance. Independent retailers also suffer.
March 31, 2011, 8am PDT
Who ever heard of "small-box stores"? Retail experts say the Walmarts and Targets of the world should have great success with smaller stores in urban settings.