Chain Store News – September 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.

Golfsmith Files Bankruptcy With Sport’s Popularity Fading   – September 14, 2016

     Related AggData:  Golfsmith

Potbelly hangs expansion on franchisees   – September 10, 2016

     Related AggData:  Potbelly Sandwich Works

BBX Capital to open 50 Mod Pizza units   – September 9, 2016

     Related AggData:  Mod Pizza

Baja Fresh, La Salsa acquired for $27M   – September 9, 2016

     Related AggData:  Baja Fresh,   La Salsa

La-Z-Boy Marks Opening of 100th New Concept Retail Store   – September 9, 2016

     Related AggData:  La-Z-Boy

Walgreens says it will have to unload more than 500 stores amid U.S. antitrust concerns   – September 8, 2016

     Related AggData:  Walgreens,  Rite Aid

Roark Capital acquires majority stake in Jimmy John’s   – September 8, 2016

     Related AggData:  Jimmy John's

Petco Expands Retail Presence with 13 New Stores in September   – September 8, 2016

     Related AggData:  Petco,  Unleashed by Petco

Zio’s Italian Kitchen files Chapter 11 bankruptcy   – September 7, 2016

     Related AggData:  Zio's Italian Kitchen

Cici’s Acquired by Arlon Group   – September 7, 2016

     Related AggData:  Cicis

Payless To Open Super Stores And Close Outposts   – September 6, 2016

     Related AggData:  Payless ShoeSource

GPM Acquires Illinois’ Jiffi Stop Chain   – September 6, 2016

     Related AggData:  GPM Southeast

Checkers & Rally’s Signs on 40 New Franchisees and Grows Pipeline to 118 Approved Sites in First Half of 2016    – September 2, 2016

     Related AggData:  Checkers Drive-In Restaurants,   Rally's Drive-In Restaurants

Aeropostale avoids liquidation   – September 2, 2016

     Related AggData:  Aéropostale

Lululemon Athletica set to open smaller hyper-local stores as it meets expectations in second quarter   – September 1, 2016

     Related AggData:  lululemon athletica

Cara Operations buying Calgary-based Original Joe's chain for $93M   – September 1, 2016

     Related AggData:  Original Joe's Canada