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  • Supervalu to Sell 19 Shop ’n Save Stores to Schnucks
    (progressivegrocer.com - 9/18/2018)
  • Supervalu Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to sell 19 of its 36 Shop ‘n Save grocery stores, which are mainly located in the St. Louis area, to Schnuck Markets Inc.   (full story)

  • Tokyo Joe’s Debuts Milestone 50th Restaurant
    (qsrmagazine.com - 9/17/2018)
  • Tokyo Joe’s announced the opening of their 50th Restaurant in Wheat Ridge, Colorado ... This is the 4th new Tokyo Joe’s Restaurant to open in 2018, and will be followed by another opening in Colorado Springs that is scheduled to open ...   (full story)

  • Tire Discounters Will Host a Unique Hiring Event
    (moderntiredealer.com - 9/17/2018)
  • Tire Discounters says the next four stores it opens will round out markets where the company already operates. But the company also is looking to expand into new markets.   (full story)

  • The Brass Tap Expands in California with Five-Unit Deal in Modesto
    (restaurantnews.com - 9/17/2018)
  • After looking at expansion opportunities across the West Coast, elevated craft beer bar franchise The Brass Tap is expanding in the Golden State, signing a five-unit deal ... Outside of California, The Brass Tap continues to grow its presence throughout the country, including in Texas where an existing operator with the brand is preparing to sign for a five-store deal ...   (full story)

  • Seasons files for bankruptcy
    (thejewishstar.com - 9/17/2018)
  • In its Chapter 11 filing, Seasons reported $42 million in debt and $5 million in assets, with millions owed to vendors, landlords and banks, according to Commercial Observer which cited the filing that it obtained through the Nationwide Research Company.   (full story)

  • Angry Crab Shack Spices Up Arizona with New Locations
    (prnewswire.com - 9/17/2018)
  • Angry Crab Shack, a leading full-service Cajun seafood restaurant specializing in boiled shellfish flavors with signature sauces, has announced plans to add five additional locations throughout the state of Arizona by 2019 ...   (full story)

  • PJ's Coffee of New Orleans To Bring First Location to Maryland
    (prnewswire.com - 9/17/2018)
  • PJ's Coffee of New Orleans, a New Orleans-based coffeehouse that demonstrates a "southern hospitality" experience, the freshest products, and better beans with superior roasting technique, has announced the signing of a multi-unit agreement to bring five locations to Maryland, northern Virginia and Washington D.C. within the next ...   (full story)

  • Founder pegs growth of Charleys Philly Steaks chain on free-standing stores, chicken wings
    (dispatch.com - 9/16/2018)
  • Charleys Philly Steaks just opened its 600th location, a free-standing store in Lancaster, and the company, founded in Columbus 30 years ago by Charley Shin, plans to have 1,000 stores by the end of 2022.   (full story)

  • Kwik Trip planned for Sturtevant at site of Will's RV
    (journaltimes.com - 9/16/2018)
  • Zietlow said Kwik Trip builds about 50 to 60 new stores each year and has about 670 now. “We have our next 200 to 300 sites picked out,” Zietlow said. “That doesn’t mean they’re all for sale.”   (full story)

  • 3 Reasons Ollie's Bargain Outlets Is Still a Buy
    (nasdaq.com - 9/15/2018)
  • This quarter, the company only opened six new locations, but management maintained they were on track to hit their target of 36 to 38 new stores this year...   (full story)

  • First Watch targets 1,400 locations
    (businessobserverfl.com - 9/15/2018)
  • Some 450 stores is nice. But the ultimate goal, First Watch director of real estate Matthew Livingston told a general session of attendees in late August at the International Council of Shopping Centers’ regional show in Orlando, according to CSA, is much bigger: 1,400 locations.   (full story)

  • We went shopping at Hollister and saw how it could be Abercrombie's secret weapon
    (businessinsider.com - 9/15/2018)
  • In its August earnings call, the company discussed plans to open 22 new stores in 2018, 13 of which would be Hollister stores...   (full story)

  • Henri Bendel is closing after 123 years in business
    (money.cnn.com - 9/14/2018)
  • Parent company L Brands announced Thursday it's closing Bendel's website and all of its 23 stores, including the store's iconic Fifth Avenue location in New York, in January 2019 because of sluggish sales.   (full story)

  • Jiffy Lube Continues to Expand Footprint in Texas
    (corpmagazine.com - 9/14/2018)
  • ABME Auto Services, Inc., recently broke ground on its second Jiffy Lube location and plans to open 10 additional Jiffy Lube locations over the next five years. Since January 2018, Jiffy Lube has opened 15 new service centers across the country with plans to open an additional 16 by the end of the year.   (full story)

  • Salsa Fresca Mexican Grill sets sights on east coast expansion
    (fastcasual.com - 9/14/2018)
  • Salsa Fresca Mexican Grill has set its sights on further expansion along the east coast, according to a press release. Company plans call for opening as many as 100 corporate and franchise-owned stores over the next five years ...   (full story)

  • Starbucks commits to 10,000 'Greener Stores'
    (fastcasual.com - 9/14/2018)
  • Starbucks Coffee Company said today that it is committed to building 10,000 "Greener Stores" globally by 2025. The chain is first creating a framework around performance criteria to help ensure the stores set a standard for green retail.   (full story)

  • 11 Steps Landlords Should Take When Evaluating New Tenants
    (forbes.com - 9/14/2018)
  • Eleven members of Forbes Real Estate Council share some of the smart, legal steps that landlords/property managers need to take to carefully evaluate all potential tenants.   (full story)

  • Wawa roars into Marion County market with aggressive store plan
    (villages-news.com - 9/13/2018)
  • Czopek also told the applauding crowd at least three more stores are planned in Marion County – two in Ocala and one in Belleview – with opening dates set for spring/summer of 2019...   (full story)

  • How Five Guys, a Brand Built on Customer Experience, Finally Warmed Up to Advertising
    (adweek.com - 9/13/2018)
  • We continue to open stores in the U.S. and then we’re opening a ton internationally. But you can’t open 200 stores a year when you’re a restaurant concept, so now we open about 100 a year...   (full story)

  • David Choi's Seoul Taco Announces Chicagoland Expansion
    (qsrmagazine.com - 9/13/2018)
  • Chef and Owner David Choi Seoul Taco announced the brand’s Chicagoland expansion. Beginning this winter, Seoul Taco fans can now get their fix of the Korean-Mexican fast casual at locations in ...   (full story)

  • Huey Magoo’s Expanding in Atlanta Area
    (qsrmagazine.com - 9/13/2018)
  • The Southeast’s fast-growing chicken tenders brand Huey Magoo’s catapults its rapid expansion with the exciting announcement of several new stores opening in the Atlanta area starting next year ... to bring the popular Central Florida based brand to Atlanta with an initial 10 stores and possible additional ...   (full story)

  • Walk-On’s Prepares to Open 1st Mississippi Restaurant in Hattiesburg
    (restaurantnews.com - 9/13/2018)
  • Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar is making its highly anticipated Mississippi debut and is bringing its signature Louisiana-inspired menu served in a family-friendly atmosphere to Hattiesburg on Monday, Sept. 17. ... Other locations are coming soon in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas, with several additional markets across the Southern U.S. likewise on the drawing board.   (full story)

  • Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries to Open Fifth Tennessee Restaurant in Oak Ridge on September 17
    (restaurantnews.com - 9/13/2018)
  • Hwy 55 has also signed franchise agreements for West Virginia, Louisiana, Kentucky and southern Indiana and Virginia in the past year. The brand plans to open approximately 25 locations in 2018.   (full story)

  • Shari’s Management Corp. takes over Coco’s and Carrows
    (nrn.com - 9/13/2018)
  • Food Management Partners has divested its stake in family-dining chains Coco’s Bakery Restaurant and Carrows Restaurants, according to ...   (full story)

  • Tropical Smoothie Cafe® Targets Orlando And Tampa For Expansion
    (franchising.com - 9/13/2018)
  • Tropical Smoothie Cafe, one of the fastest growing franchise concepts in the country, is proud to announce its aggressive franchise development plans for the Orlando and Tampa areas, and is currently ...   (full story)

  • Five Below’s Fiscal Q2 2018 Sales Driven by New Stores
    (marketrealist.com - 9/13/2018)
  • It opened 34 new stores in the fiscal second quarter. As of August 5, it operated 692 stores across 33 states...   (full story)

  • Francesca’s reports disappointing earnings amid weak store traffic
    (mysanantonio.com - 9/13/2018)
  • Francesca's opened four new stores and closed six locations during the quarter...   (full story)

  • GameWorks plans investments in food side of business
    (nrn.com - 9/13/2018)
  • ... ExWorks Capital, which first invested in the company last year, had assumed full ownership and named Philip Kaplan as chairman and CEO. Kaplan, in an interview this week, said the GameWorks concept has a good horizon for growth.   (full story)

  • Discount Tire Opens 1,000th Store in Phoenix
    (tirereview.com - 9/12/2018)
  • The tire retailer currently has stores in 34 states with plans to expand in three more states in the near future.   (full story)

  • 3 tips to building retail success with bricks and mortar
    (dailyherald.com - 9/12/2018)
  • Success is still achievable in bricks-and-mortar retail; it just looks a bit different. In the suburbs, limited pockets of opportunity remain. But it also is achieved in redevelopment of existing retail properties where reworking the tenant mix and repurposing the space can create a center more oriented to the preferences and needs of today's shoppers.   (full story)

  • Fitness center franchise stretches to Chesterfield
    (richmondbizsense.com - 9/12/2018)
  • Freeland said he’s also opening five other Crunch locations, including gyms in Baltimore, Maryland; in Raleigh and Charlotte, North Carolina; and in Charleston, South Carolina. And he’s keeping his eyes on Virginia, he said.   (full story)

  • Chicken Salad Chick Celebrates Opening Of First Oklahoma Restaurant
    (franchising.com - 9/12/2018)
  • Chicken Salad Chick, the nation's only southern inspired, fast casual chicken salad restaurant concept, announced today the launch of its first restaurant in Oklahoma. ... The Broken Arrow restaurant kicks off a string of new market development for Chicken Salad Chick with restaurants set to debut in Arkansas, Kentucky and Missouri before the end of the year.   (full story)

  • Curry Up Now Solidifies 20-Unit, Multi-state Franchise Deal In Colorado & Utah
    (franchising.com - 9/12/2018)
  • On the heels of East Coast expansion news announced earlier this month, Curry Up Now, the largest and fastest growing Indian fast casual concept in the United States, has signed a 20-unit franchise agreement with John Netto and the Netto Family Trust that will bring locations to the states of Colorado and Utah.   (full story)

  • JackRabbit Acquires Rhythm Running, To Open Two Stores
    (sgbonline.com - 9/12/2018)
  • Back in expansion mode, JackRabbit announced the company has completed the acquisition of Nashville-based Rhythm Running. In addition, the company is opening two new stores in Houston, TX, and Tampa, FL.   (full story)

  • Omaha-based Eat Fit Go files for bankruptcy, closes 2 locations
    (nonpareilonline.com - 9/11/2018)
  • The company said in a statement that it is “strategically restructuring” to “position the brand for long-term success.”   (full story)

  • Amazing Lash Studio Opens 200th Studio in the United States
    (businesswire.com - 9/11/2018)
  • The concept began franchising in 2013 and, to date, has 200 open studios in 33 states and 714 regional developer units awarded. Amazing Lash Studio continues its impressive trajectory by opening between four and 10 new franchises every month.   (full story)

  • Taco Bueno Shutters Restaurants Due to 'Changing Traffic Patterns'
    (qsrmagazine.com - 9/11/2018)
  • ... following an in-depth review of Taco Bueno’s entire restaurant portfolio, Janjua and the chain announced Monday afternoon they would make a number of strategic closures in order to position the brand for future growth. On September 10, Taco Bueno permanently shuttered 16 restaurants across Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas ...   (full story)

  • Stacked Sets Sights on National Growth after Sale
    (foodnewsfeed.com - 9/11/2018)
  • Stacked envisioned national growth since the beginning, with more units planned for California as well as expansion into new markets.   (full story)

  • Ruby’s Diner Files for Bankruptcy Protection
    (foodnewsfeed.com - 9/11/2018)
  • Ruby’s hopes to emerge from bankruptcy in 120–180 days, and doesn’t expect the process to impact employees, restaurants, or franchisees. The locations in Huntington Beach, Laguna Hills, Oceanside, and Palm Springs are included in the proceedings. Franchises and the remaining 28 Ruby’s stores are not.   (full story)

  • Big Retailers Shrink Stores to Boost Sales
    (costar.com - 9/11/2018)
  • The decision is a reflection of a rapidly evolving retail environment that is forcing retailers nationwide to reevaluate their real estate footprints. That scramble for space offers property owners and developers new opportunities to reconfigure properties and reshape their tenant mix.   (full story)

  • New York & Co. to change its name, launch new brands
    (marketwatch.com - 9/11/2018)
  • The retailer said it was changing its name to RTW Retailwinds to better reflect "the ability to grow the portfolio of lifestyle brands into new categories and markets"...   (full story)

  • Pop-Up Shops: How A Novel Concept Became a $50 Billion Business
    (costar.com - 9/10/2018)
  • Pop-up shops, temporary storefronts that give landlords fresh concepts to draw shoppers and fill vacancies - are taking up more space than ever in malls, shopping centers, galleries and creative spaces across the U.S.   (full story)

  • Mod Pizza Florida franchisee opens store No. 5
    (pizzamarketplace.com - 9/10/2018)
  • BBX Capital has signed an agreement to develop up to 60 locations throughout the Sunshine State and operates stores in ...   (full story)

  • TravelCenters of America's First TA Express Stores Welcome Customers
    (csnews.com - 9/10/2018)
  • TravelCenters of America LLC opened its first four TA Express locations. TravelCenters plans to expand the TA Express network nationwide and is exploring franchising opportunities for the brand.   (full story)

  • Dash In Acquires Jiffy Mart
    (cspdailynews.com - 9/10/2018)
  • SMO Inc., doing business as SMO Motor Fuels and Dash In, a subsidiary of The Wills Group Inc., has acquired the convenience-retailing and wholesale motor-fuel assets and closed on the sale of Tevis Oil Inc. The assets consist of Tevis Oil’s five company-operated Jiffy Mart locations, as well as its commission agent and lessee dealer sites.   (full story)

  • Charleys Philly Steaks Celebrates Milestone 600th Opening
    (qsrmagazine.com - 9/10/2018)
  • Charleys Philly Steaks is celebrating a hallmark 600th restaurant opening and expanding its home-state presence with the opening of the new Lancaster, Ohio, location ...   (full story)

  • I Love Juice Bar to Open Milestone 50th Location
    (qsrmagazine.com - 9/10/2018)
  • Founders John and Vui Hunt started the first I Love Juice Bar as a gathering place for health-minded customers: people who appreciate fresh-made juices and smoothies made with local ingredients, as well as gourmet vegetarian fare, in a convenient environment. The business boomed from the start, and the franchise now has 50 in 14 states.   (full story)

  • Indiana firm buys Herberger’s, plans to reopen stores in 5 states
    (twincities.com - 9/10/2018)
  • Indiana-based technology firm CSC Generation was named the successful bidder in acquiring the intellectual property of Herberger’s bankrupt parent company, court documents show, and says it plans on reopening stores in five states ... “(CSC) is in advanced discussions with landlords about reopening stores in Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania,” the spokesperson said, adding that those locations would likely be staffed by former Bon-Ton employees.   (full story)

  • Subway: ‘Ambitious’ plan calls for 9,000 store remodels a year
    (nrn.com - 9/10/2018)
  • The company said it is “shooting for a five-year rollout” of the new look, either Fresh Forward or Fresh Start, at all 44,000 stores. That’s nearly 9,000 remodels a year.   (full story)

  • Barnes & Noble still getting a read on restaurants
    (nrn.com - 9/10/2018)
  • Barnes & Noble Inc. moved into the restaurant business two years ago, but the bookseller is finding foodservice more difficult than it expected. “The top line on our restaurants is good. The bottom line is awful,” ...   (full story)






     

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