Chain Store News - December 31, 2014

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.

Papa Murphy's aims for 25 Louisville stores  -December 29, 2014
     Related AggData:  Papa Murphy's

Shake Shack files for IPO  -December 29,2014
     Related AggData:  Shake Shack

Mrs. Fields acquires Maxfield Candy Company  -December 29, 2014
     Related AggData:  Mrs. Fields

As Walgreens Cuts Costs, Store Corners May Change  -December 26, 2014
     Related AggData:  Walgreens,   Boots UK

RedBrick Pizza plans expansion throughout Kentucky  -December 22, 2014
     Related AggData:   RedBrick Pizza

Bruster's to Open 25 Units in 2015  -December 22, 2014
     Related AggData:  Bruster's Ice Cream

Albertsons, Safeway divesting 168 stores  -December 19, 2014
     Related AggData:  AlbertsonsSafewayAssociated Food StoresSupervaluHaggen

Grocery chain Haggen plans massive expansion from 18 to 164 stores, hiring thousands  -December 19, 2014                   Related AggData:  Haggen

GPS Hospitality Partners Purchases 36 Burger Kings  -December 18, 2014
     Related AggData:  Burger King

Great Wraps Secures Multi-City Development Agreement for Dallas-Fort Worth and Oklahoma City  -December 18, 2014
     Related AggData:  Great Wraps

Wingstop Opens 2nd Hawaii Unit in Honolulu  -December 17, 2014
     Related AggData:  Wingstop

Hooters Signs New Franchise Partner in SoCal, Continues to Expand Global Footprint  -December 17, 2014
     Related AggData:  Hooters

Pie Five Teams with Blue-Chip Franchisees to Expand Midwest Footprint  -December 16, 2014
     Related AggData:  Pie Five Pizza Co.