Chain Store News - August 15, 2013

Robbie Gale

This is an 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 relevant data so you can see how these changes might affect the retail landscape overall.  

Report: Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s owner CKE exploring sale  -July 26, 2013

Related AggData:   Carl's Jr, Hardee's

Five Below entering Texas with four locations in Austin -July 31, 2013

Related AggData:  Five Below

Doherty Enterprises acquires 38 Applebee's units  -Aug. 1, 2013

Related AggData:  Applebee's

Meet the World's Fastest-Growing Fitness Chain  -Aug. 2, 2013

Related AggData:  Anytime Fitness

Dunkin' Brands Announces Plans For 19 New Restaurants In Southern Texas  -Aug. 5, 2013

Related AggData:  Dunkin' Donuts

Dunkin’ Donuts Announces Plans For Eight New Restaurants In Rochester, N.Y. With Existing Franchisee Luis Ribeiro  -Aug. 7, 2013

Related AggData:  Dunkin' Donuts

CiCi's Makes Region Hub for Expansion  -Aug. 7, 2013

Related AggData:  CiCi’s Pizza

Meijer growth accelerates, hiring push begins  -Aug. 8, 2013

Related AggData:  Meijer

Tesco May Close U.S. Stores: Report  -Aug. 8, 2013

Related AggData:  Tesco,   Fresh & Easy

Echo sells one-third stake to REIT   -Aug. 8, 2013

Related AggData:  Echo Realty

SONIC’s Coast to Coast Expansion Continues  -Aug. 13, 2013 

Related AggData:  Sonic

Corner Bakery Cafe Continues Rapid National Growth with Expansion into California, Oklahoma, Florida and Massachusetts  -Aug. 15, 2013

Related AggData:  Corner Bakery Cafe