Chain Store News – March 3, 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.

Spanish retailer Mercadona to open more stores as sales rise  – March 3, 2016  

     Related AggData:  Mercadona Spain

Here’s The List Of Sports Authority Stores That Are Closing   – March 3, 2016  

     Related AggData:  Sports Authority

Meijer investing $400 million in new and remodeled stores in 2016  – March 2, 2016

     Related AggData:  Meijer

Ross Stores to Open 28 Locations in Q1  – March 2, 2016

     Related AggData:  Ross Stores

Greggs axing hundreds of jobs and closing 50 shops and three bakeries - but it'll still open over 100 branches this year  – March 1, 2016

     Related AggData:  Greggs UK

Sprint Finds Another Retail Buddy To Open 500 More Stores   -February 29, 2016

     Related AggData:  Sprint

Wolverine Worldwide closing 100 stores in 2016  -February 28, 2016

     Related AggData:  Wolverine

13 of the Biggest Retailers in America Are Closing Down Stores   -February 26, 2016

     Related AggData:  Sears,  Sports Authority,  Kohl's,  Target,  Best Buy,  Office Depot,  Walmart,  Kmart,  JCPenney,  Macy's,  Gap,  Aéropostale,  Finish Line

Walmart to open 30 new stores in China  -February 26, 2016

     Related AggData:  Walmart China

Kohl's Closing in 18 Locations, Planning Smaller Format Stores    -February 25, 2016

     Related AggData:  Kohl's

Total Wine & More expanding to Nashville, Cool Springs  -February 24, 2016

     Related AggData:  Total Wine & More

Office Depot On Track to Close 400 Stores by Year-End  -February 24, 2016

    Related AggData: Office Depot

Bonefish Grill closing 14 restaurant locations   -February 23, 2016

     Related AggData:  Bonefish Grill

Stein Mart plans to open at least 12 new stores in 2016, including five next month. Opening on March 10 are stores in:   -February 23, 2016

     Related AggData:  Stein Mart

Aldi sets dates to open Southern California grocery stores  -February 23, 2016

     Related AggData:  ALDI

DSW To Open 14 New US Stores   -February 23, 2016

     Related AggData:  DSW (Designer Shoe Warehouse)

Planet Smoothie Announces New-Store Goals for 2016  -February 23, 2016

     Related AggData:  Planet Smoothie

Black Bear Diner Poised for Growth After Securing Investment  -February 23, 2016

     Related AggData:  Black Bear Diner

Popeyes sets ambitious goals for growth over next decade  -February 23, 2016

     Related AggData:  Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

Essendant Agrees To Buy Commercial Business From Staples And Office Depot If FTC Approves Merger   -February 17, 2016

     Related AggData: Office Depot,   Staples

Hancock Fabrics to close Oregon stores, files for bankruptcy  -February 10, 2016

     Related AggData:  Hancock Fabrics