Chain Store News -April 12, 2013

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This is a ongoing feature we will be posting a few times a month called "Chain Store News". In it, we will track and summarize news about major changes in various chain stores throughout the country such as broad store closings, openings, or acquisitions. We will then point you to our lists of the relevant data so you can see how these changes might affect the retail landscape overall.

Service King Collision Repair Centers Continues Expansion with Acquisition of Greulich’s Automotive Services Collision Division  -March 27, 2013

Related AggData:  Service King

U.S. Cellular closing stores locally  April 1, 2013

Related AggData:  US Cellular

Two Local The Bargain! Shop Locations To Close (closing 62 stores) -March 2, 2013

Related AggData:  tb!s

Aaron's to Create New Jobs in 2013 - Analyst Blog  -April 2, 2013

Related AggData:  Aaron's,  Aaron's Canada,  Rent A Center

 It’s official: Best Buy Samsung Experience Shops opening, 1400 of them  -April 4, 2013

Related AggData:  Best Buy,  Best Buy Canada

7-Eleven opening 46 locations across Upstate, SC  -April 8, 2013 

Related AggData:  7-Eleven

Five Below opening six new stores in Michigan, including two in Metro Detroit  -April 10, 2013

Related AggData:  Five Below

Grand Opening Welcomes tcby to Ramsey (adding 85 locations throughout the New Jersey in 2013)  -April 10, 2013

Related AggData:  TCBY

Caribou Coffee to Close 80 Stores This Month  -April 10, 2013

Related AggData:  Caribou CoffeePeet's

CPI closes portrait studios in Sears, Walmart stores  -April 11, 2013

Related AggData:  Sears Portrait StudioPicture Me Portrait Studio,  SearsWalmart

Get Your Hands on Limited Brands  (Limited Brands is acquiring Canadian retailer La Senza) -April 11, 2013

Related AggData:  Victoria's Secret,   Bath & Body Works

Tesco expected to scrap struggling US grocery chain Fresh & Easy  -April 12, 2013

Related AggData:  Fresh and Easy,  TESCO,   Trader Joe's