Retail Roundup—Macy's sells off top floors; SpartanNash unveils grocery app

Macy's storefront facing a shopping mall
Macy's sells off the top floors of its Chicago flagship. (Mike Mozart/CC BY 2.0)

Macy's sells top of flagship store

Macy's has signed a deal to sell the top half of its Chicago Loop store to a developer who plans to turn it into offices. Floors 8 through 14 of its flagship location will be traded for $30 million. (Chicago Sun-Times)

Casper opens first permanent store

Online mattress store Casper will open its first permanent store in New York. The 3,000-square-foot location is set up to encourage consumers to test out the merchandise by taking a nap. (Washington Post)

SpartanNash launches grocery apps

SpartanNash has launched mobile apps for each of its grocery banners. The apps allow users to shop the Fast Lane grocery e-commerce service for mobile purchasing at any of 40 participating locations for either curbside pickup or at-home delivery. (Progressive Grocer)

Sam's Club offering delivery in three markets

Sam's Club is launching same-day delivery with help from Instacart. The test markets will include Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin and St. Louis, and ordering through Instacart does not require a Sam's Club membership. (Dallas News)


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