Chain Store News – November 1, 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.

American Apparel reportedly filing for second bankruptcy  – October 27, 2016

     Related AggData:  American Apparel

Fiesta Restaurant Group closes 10 Pollo Tropical units  – October 26, 2016

     Related AggData:  Pollo Tropical,  Taco Cabana

Veggie Grill wins $22M in new funding round: Chain plans to double in size in three years  – October 26, 2016

     Related AggData:  The Veggie Grill

Scooter’s Coffee Expands Reach in Des Moines Metro  – October 26, 2016

     Related AggData:  Scooter’s Coffee & Yogurt

Chipotle is abandoning its Thai restaurant chain and betting on burgers and pizza instead (CMG)  – October 25, 2016

     Related AggData:  ShopHouse

Jimmy's Egg® Set To Crack Eggs In Durant, OK  – October 24, 2016

     Related AggData:  Jimmy's Egg

Gristedes-D'Agostino merger still on  – October 24, 2016

     Related AggData:  D'Agostino,  Gristedes

Report: Dick's wins Golfsmith's US business with $70M bid in bankruptcy auction  – October 21, 2016

     Related AggData:  Dick's Sporting Goods,  Golfsmith

Papa Murphy’s Launches Aggressive Development Incentives Targeting 80 Key U.S. Markets  – October 20, 2016

     Related AggData:  Papa Murphy's

Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries Continues North Carolina Expansion  – October 20, 2016

     Related AggData:  HWY 55 Burgers Shakes and Fries

BurgerFi Accelerates Franchise Expansion in Washington, DC Metro Region  – October 20, 2016

     Related AggData:  BurgerFi

Walgreens, Rite Aid delay merger amid antitrust concerns  – October 20, 2016

     Related AggData:  Rite Aid,  Walgreens

Kroger Rumored to Have Second Thoughts on Acquisition of Rite Aid's Stores  –October 19, 2016

     Related AggData:  Kroger,  Rite Aid

Newk's adds 4th Jacksonville unit  – October 19, 2016

     Related AggData:  Newk's Eatery

Crunch Franchise Announces Sale Of 100th Franchise This Year  –October 18, 2016

     Related AggData:  Crunch

Fazoli's Enjoys 14th Consecutive Quarter of Growth  – October 17, 2016

     Related AggData:  Fazoli's

SBE takes majority stake in Umami Burger  – October 17, 2016

     Related AggData:  Umami Burger