Chain Store News – August 1, 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.

Dollar General buys Walmart Express stores, to sell fresh produce  – July 28, 2016

     Related AggData:  Dollar General

Salata expanding into a slew of new markets  – July 28, 2016

     Related AggData:  Salata

Massage Heights to Open Eight Locations in Austin  – July 28, 2016

     Related AggData:  Massage Heights

Ruby Tuesday shutters 11 restaurants in Illinois  – July 28, 2016

     Related AggData:  Ruby Tuesday

Black Bear Diner names Tim Kaliher COO  – July 28, 2016

     Related AggData:  Black Bear Diner

O’Reilly Automotive Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results  – July 28, 2016

     Related AggData:  O'Reilly Auto Parts

BJ’s reports soft 2Q same-store sales  – July 26, 2016

     Related AggData:  BJ's Restaurants

Golden Corral eyes closed Buffets LLC units  – July 25, 2016

     Related AggData:  Golden Corral,  Buffets Inc.

Don't Kick Skechers Off Too Quickly  – July 25, 2016

     Related AggData:  Skechers

G-III snaps up Donna Karan from LVMH for $650m  – July 25, 2016

     Related AggData:  DKNY

Godfather's Pizza Announces 2016, Early 2017 Expansions  – July 24, 2016

     Related AggData:  Godfather's Pizza

Costa Vida Signs 14 Deals for New Locations  – July 22, 2016

     Related AggData:  Costa Vida

Canadian restaurant group acquires Kahala, readies for US growth spurt  – July 22, 2016

     Related AggData:  Blimpie,  Cold Stone Creamery,  Johnnie's New York Pizzeria

Hastings announces closure of all stores  – July 21, 2016

     Related AggData:  Hastings Entertainment

Lennys subs plans up to 20 area restaurants  – July 21, 2016

     Related AggData:  Lenny's Sub Shop

AAMCO outlet network growing  – July 21, 2016

     Related AggData:  AAMCO Transmissions

Domino's Pizza Announces Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results  – July 20, 2016

     Related AggData:  Domino's Pizza

Eastern Mountain Sports and Bob’s Stores Complete Successful Restructuring and Recapitalization  – July 19, 2016

     Related AggData:  Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS),  Bob's Stores

Stein Mart plans October opening in West Bloomfield  – July 19, 2016

     Related AggData:  Stein Mart

Donatos' redesign pays off in Nashville with expansion via new franchisees  – July 19, 2016

     Related AggData:  Donatos

Aéropostale focused on sale rather than reorganization  – July 19, 2016

     Related AggData:  Aéropostale

Jimmy's Egg Announces Expansion In TX, AR, IA, KS, NE, NM  – July 19, 2016

     Related AggData:  Jimmy's Egg

Rita’s Italian Ice Expands with New Locations Across Florida  – July 18, 2016

     Related AggData:  Rita's Italian Ice

Johnny Carino’s owner files for bankruptcy  – July 15, 2016

     Related AggData:  Johnny Carino's

Between Wegmans and Kroger, Publix heads into an all-out grocery war in Virginia  – July 15, 2016

     Related AggData:  Publix Super Markets