Chain Store News – May 2, 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.

Tuesday Morning paving road to recovery  – April 29, 2016

     Related AggData:  Tuesday Morning

GNC to sell 84 company-owned stores  – April 28, 2016

     Related AggData:  GNC (General Nutrition Centers)

Arby’s returns to unit growth  – April 28, 2016

     Related AggData:  Arby's

MOD Pizza appoints IPO veteran Bob Barton as CFO  – April 27, 2016

     Related AggData:  MOD Pizza

Sports Authority throws in the towel, opts for liquidation  – April 27, 2016

     Related AggData:  Sports Authority

T-Mobile Opening Retail Stores At A Furious Clip  – April 27, 2016 

     Related AggData:  T-Mobile

Chipotle reports first quarterly loss as public company  – April 26, 2016

     Related AggData:  Chipotle Mexican Grill

This Off-Price Retailer Is a Great Stock to Consider  – April 26, 2016

     Related AggData:  Burlington Coat Factory

Bob Evans restaurant chain closing 27 locations and laying off 1,100 workers in a bid to boost  – April 25, 2016

     Related AggData:  Bob Evans

Quick expansion part of Kwik Trip's growth strategy  – April 23, 2016

     Related AggData:  Kwik Trip

Dickey's California franchisee opening 12 locations  – April 22, 2016

    Related AggData:  Dickey's Barbecue Pit

Apollo completes tender offer for Fresh Market  – April 22, 2016

     Related AggData:  The Fresh Market

Sears, Kmart closing 78 more stores in bid to restore profitability  – April 22, 2016

     Related AggData:  Sears,  Kmart

Report: Aeropostale could file for bankruptcy this month  – April 22, 2016

     Related AggData:  Aéropostale

Tractor Supply: Trajectory To Triple Digits  – April 22, 2016

     Related AggData:  Tractor Supply Co.

Here's which national retailers are expanding in Wisconsin  – April 21, 2016

Related AggData:  Famous Footwear, Smoothie King, Culver's, Kwik Trip, Total Wine & More, Five Below, Potbelly Sandwich Works, Five Guys, Buffalo Wild Wings, Goodwill Industries, Carter’sDollar Tree, Kohl’s, Sport Clips, U.S. Cellular, Xperience Fitness

TravelCenters completes acquisition of Quaker Steak & Lube  – April 21, 2016

     Related AggData:  TravelCenters of America,  Quaker Steak & Lube

BJ’s generates profits with efficiencies  – April 21, 2016

     Related AggData:  BJ's Restaurants

McGee Auto Service and Tires sold to Monro Muffler Brake  – April 20, 2016

     Related AggData:  Monro Muffler Brake

Exclusive: Bass Pro teams up with Goldman for Cabela's bid - sources  – April 19, 2016

     Related AggData:  Bass Pro Shops,  Cabela's

Rally's heats up fast-food competition, plans 45 new stores here  – April 18, 2016

     Related AggData:  Rally's Drive-In Restaurants

1Q Restaurant Openings in Texas, North Carolina Kick Off First of 15 New Stores Planned for 2016  – April 18, 2016

     Related AggData:  Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina

Bob’s Stores & Eastern Mountain Sports Owner Vestis Retail Group Files For Bankruptcy  – April 18, 2016

     Related AggData:  Eastern Mountain Sports,  Bob's Stores,  Sport Chalet

Fairway said to be completing deal to put grocer in bankruptcy  – April 15, 2016

     Related AggData:  Fairway Market

Chick-fil-A Breaks Ground on First Store in Michigan Expansion  – April 15, 2016

     Related AggData:  Chick-fil-A