By selling and leasing back its headquarters, J.C. Penney would gain a cash infusion. Management believes it can offset the cost of the lease by no longer paying for maintenance and property taxes.
The Dallas Morning News -
Scott McClelland, president of H-E-B's Houston division, said the company succeeds by tailoring stores to the locals they serve.
The Observer -
In thousands of rural villages across China, locals head to the community computer kiosk supplied by Alibaba to order products online.
Chick-fil-A, Crate & Barrel and Zappos are now accepting Apple's payment app.
The Hacked News -
Subway's $5 footlong is no more. The company has decided to bump up the price to $6, the first increase since 2007, and fans of the sandwich are venting on Twitter.
The new McDonald's is more about breakfast than burgers and the chain is reaching out to Millennials with a commercial inspired by the classic children's book.
USA Today -
H&M has included a hijab-wearing model in ads and a group of Sikh men in turbans on a billboard in Manhattan.
The Huffington Post Canada -
What will it take for Chipotle to regain its lost customers? This tongue-in-cheek column offers advice, including housing live animals on-site so customers can see they are in good health before being slaughtered to make burritos.
The Guardian -