Chain Store News – January 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.

Is your neighborhood Wal-Mart closing? Check this interactive map  – January 15, 2016

     Related AggData:  Walmart

Will Tim Hortons become the ‘fastest-growing’ fast-food chain in U.S.?  – January 12, 2016

     Related AggData:  Tim Hortons

Planet Fitness Has Strong Growth Prospects  – January 12, 2016

     Related AggData:  Planet Fitness 

Arby’s Completes New Development Agreement with Largest Franchisee, United States Beef Corporation  – January 12, 2016

     Related AggData:  Arby's

Culver's Closes 2015 with 31 New Stores  – January 11, 2016

     Related AggData:  Culver's

Love's to open 40+ travel stops  – January 8, 2016

     Related AggData:  Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

Finish Line to Close 25% of Stores and Replace CEO  – January 7, 2016

     Related AggData:  Finish Line

DAVIDsTEA Inc. Continues Store Expansion, Opening 10 New Stores in North America  – January 7, 2016

     Related AggData:  DAVIDsTEA

Pandora to open 200-300 stores a year through 2018  – January 7, 2016

     Related AggData:  PANDORA

Party City Announces the Acquisition of 23 Franchise Stores  – January 6, 2016

     Related AggData:  Party City

Salsarita's Plans Even Bigger Growth for 2016  – January 6, 2016

     Related AggData:  Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina

CST Brands (CST) Will Pursue Real Estate Venture; Updates on Strategic Initiatives  – January 6, 2016

     Related AggData:  Corner Store

Bush’s Chicken rebuilding in Lorena, plans expansion outside Texas  – January 5, 2016

     Related AggData:  Bush's Chicken

KKR 'best fit,' Fleet Farm officials say  – January 5, 2016

     Related AggData:  Mills Fleet Farm

Dollar Tree to open 13 new stores in and around Philadelphia  – January 5, 2016

     Related AggData:  Dollar Tree

Circle K Acquires 62 Stores Across Nine States  – January 4, 2016

     Related AggData:  Circle K Stores

Sonic to launch 33 new drive-ins   – January 4, 2016

     Related AggData:  Sonic

Fresh Thyme To Open First Nebraska Store Soon   – January 4, 2016

     Related AggData:  Fresh Thyme