Chain Store News – March 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.

12 Struggling Retailers  – March 14, 2016

     Related AggData:  Brookstone,   RadioShack,   Barnes and Noble,   J. Crew,   Sears,   Kmart,   Abercrombie & Fitch,   Quiznos,   Sports Authority,   Jos. A. Bank Clothiers,   Staples,   Office Depot,   Aeropostale,   PacSun

The Fresh Market Accepts $1.36B Buyout Offer From Apollo Global Management  – March 14, 2016

     Related AggData:  The Fresh Market

Amid sales surge, Dollar General plans 900 new stores   – March 11, 2016

     Related AggData:  Dollar General

Pei Wei CMO opens up about chain's growth spurt   – March 10, 2016

     Related AggData:  Pei Wei

Nordstrom Plans Illinois Rack Store, Focuses on Expansion  – March 10, 2016

     Related AggData:  Nordstrom

Bain-Backed Bob’s Discount Furniture Appoints Chief Executive  – March 10, 2016

     Related AggData:  Bobs Discount Furniture

Men's Wearhouse Parent Company is Closing 250 Stores  – March 10, 2016

     Related AggData:  Jos. A. Bank Clothiers,   The Men's Wearhouse,   K&G Fashion Superstore

Dallas pizza restaurant chain coming to Pittsburgh  – March 10, 2016

     Related AggData:  Pie Five Pizza Co

Ulta Beauty will open another 100 stores this year  – March 10, 2016

     Related AggData:  ULTA Beauty

MAD Greens opens 20th location  – March 9, 2016

     Related AggData:  MAD Greens

Alimentation Couche-Tard’s $1.6-billion deal to buy 279 Esso gas stations is heavy on the Timbits  – March 9, 2016

     Related AggData:  Couche-Tard,   Exxon Mobil

Smart & Final Stores, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Financial Results  – March 9, 2016

      Related AggData:   Smart & Final

DICK’S Sporting Goods to Launch Expansion  – March 9, 2016

     Related AggData:  Dick's Sporting Goods

Dick's Considers Buying Sports Authority Stores  – March 8, 2016

     Related AggData:  Dick's Sporting Goods,   Sports Authority

Old Country Buffet, Fire Mountain owner files for bankruptcy again  – March 7, 2016

     Related AggData:  Buffets Inc.,   Tahoe Joe's Famous Steakhouse

Staples closing stores  – March 7, 2016

     Related AggData:  Staples

Meineke target: double systemwide sales by 2018  – March 7, 2016

    Related AggData:  Meineke Car Care Centers

Austin-based Asian restaurant chain ramps up expansion plans  – March 7, 2016 

     Related AggData:  Mama Fu's Asian House

U.S. Movie Theater Chains Consolidating Almost as Fast as CRE Brokerage Firms  – March 4, 2016 

     Related AggData:  AMC Entertainment,   Carmike Cinemas

Samsonite Targets Luxury With Tumi Purchase  – March 4, 2016 

     Related AggData:  Samsonite,  Tumi

Planet Fitness, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 Results  – March 3, 2016

      Related AggData:  Planet Fitness