Chain Store News – April 15, 2016

Robbie Gale

In the "Chain Store News" we track news about major changes in various chain stores throughout the country such as broad store closings, openings, or acquisitions.  We then point you to our lists of relevant data so you can see how these changes might affect the retail landscape overall.

California-based Sport Chalet closing all its stores  – April 16, 2016

     Related AggData:  Sport Chalet

CKE Restaurants ink 124-restaurant development deal  – April 14, 2016

     Related AggData:  Hardee's

Loblaw ups its game in grocery wars  – April 13, 2016

     Related AggData:  Loblaws

Papa Murphy’s Further Expands Midwest Presence  – April 13, 2016

     Related AggData:  Papa Murphy's

Tropical Smoothie Café Signs Franchise Agreements To Open First Locations In Albuquerque, N.M.  – April 13, 2016

     Related AggData:  Tropical Smoothie Café

Smashburger Announces Two New East Coast Franchise Agreements   – April 13, 2016

     Related AggData:  Smashburger

Fastenal To Open 40 To 60 Stores In 2016 As Q1 Sales Rebound    – April 12, 2016

     Related AggData:  Fastenal

Can Sonic Corp. Provide Tasty Returns?    – April 12, 2016

     Related AggData:  Sonic

Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries Plans Major Expansion in Texas    – April 12, 2016

     Related AggData:  HWY 55 Burgers Shakes and Fries

DAVIDsTEA Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2015 Financial Results    – April 12, 2016

     Related AggData:  DAVIDsTEA

Juice It Up! Signs Multi-Store Deal with New Franchise Partner    – April 11, 2016

     Related AggData:  Juice It Up!

Largest McAlister’s Deli Franchisee to Expand into Nebraska   – April 07, 2016

     Related AggData:  McAlister's Deli

Ollie’s buyers hitting the trade show circuit   – April 07, 2016

     Related AggData:  Ollie's Bargain Outlet

UPDATE: Pacific Sunwear files for bankruptcy   – April 06, 2016

     Related AggData:  PacSun

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom reports year of unprecedented growth   – April 05, 2016

     Related AggData:  Old Chicago Pizza and Taproom

Kroger to build 10 Ruler Foods stores   – April 05, 2016

     Related AggData:  Kroger

Cowboy Chicken Now Open in Katy, TX    – April 05, 2016 

     Related AggData:  Cowboy Chicken

Massage Heights Signs Franchise Agreement to Open Nearly Three Dozen Retreats in Chicago   – April 04, 2016 

     Related AggData:  Massage Heights

Newk's to Celebrate Unit No. 100 by Raising $100k   – April 04, 2016 

     Related AggData:  Newk's Eatery

Kroger, Lucky's Market Ink Strategic Partnership   – April 01, 2016 

     Related AggData:  Lucky's Market,  Kroger