Chain Store News – July 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.

50 southeast Florida shops slated to open in the next five years  – July 14, 2016

     Related AggData:   Wawa

A royal expansion: Kevin King crowned for Smoothie King’s quest for 1,000 stores   – July 14, 2016

     Related AggData:  Smoothie King

Pie Five Franchisee Bringing Pie in Five to Las Vegas and Louisiana   – July 14, 2016

     Related AggData:  Pie Five Pizza Co

86 stores to be sold in Ahold-Delhaize merger   – July 13, 2016

     Related AggData:  Weis,  Publix,  Supervalu,  Food Lion,  MARTIN'S Food Markets

Flagship Taco Bell Cantina to open in Las Vegas this fall   – July 12, 2016

     Related AggData:  Taco Bell

Miami Grill Acquires Salad Creations   – July 12, 2016

     Related AggData:  Miami Subs,  Salad Creations

Jamba Juice dives into Detroit area with new franchises   – July 12, 2016

     Related AggData:  Jamba Juice

HuHot heats up Colorado market  – July 12, 2016

     Related AggData:  HuHot Mongolian Grill

Why Finish Line Inc. Shares Jumped 11% in June  – July 11, 2016

     Related AggData:  Finish Line

McAlister's Deli® Aims to Attract New Franchisees in Upstate New York as Chain Expands  – July 11, 2016

     Related AggData:  McAlister's Deli

Pet Retail Franchise Pet Supplies Plus Breaks into New Regions in First Half of 2016  – July 11, 2016

     Related AggData:  Pet Supplies Plus

Pet Valu and Pet Supermarket Merge to Create Third-Largest Pet Specialty Retailer in North America  – July 11, 2016

     Related AggData:  Pet Valu

Huddle House CEO plots growth strategy  – July 8, 2016

     Related AggData:  Huddle House

Walgreens confident Rite Aid merger will go through  – July 7, 2016

     Related AggData:  Walgreens,  Rite Aid

Fiesta Mart Acquiring All Minyard Food Stores   – July 7, 2016

     Related AggData:  Fiesta Mart

Shoe Sensation coming to new Cribbers Corner   – July 7, 2016

     Related AggData:  Shoe Sensation

Fairway Emerges From Bankruptcy; Grocer will close one store, gets new board  – July 6, 2016

     Related AggData:  Fairway Market

Petco Expands Retail Presence with Seattle Market Makeover and Five New Stores in July  – July 6, 2016

     Related AggData:  Petco,  Unleashed by Petco

Ross Dress for Less to open July 16  – July 3, 2016

     Related AggData:  Ross Stores

VF unloads struggling contemporary brands unit for $120m  – July 1, 2016

     Related AggData:  7 for All Mankind,   Splendid

Dick's wins auction for Sports Authority brand   – June 30, 2016

     Related AggData:  Dick's Sporting Goods,  Sports Authority