Chain Store News - January 2, 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.

Wendy's Sells 30 Austin And 19 Sacramento Restaurants  -Dec. 30, 2013

     Related AggData:  Wendy's

Roark Capital Group Closes Acquisition of CKE Restaurants, Marks 17th Restaurant Investment  -Dec. 26, 2013

     Related AggData:  Carl's Jr,    Hardee's

Price Tag for United Disclosed at $385M (Albertsons acquisition of United Supermarkets)  -Dec. 24, 2013  

     Related AggData:  Albertsons,     United Supermarkets

Judge Approves Fresh & Easy Property Sale  -Dec. 23, 2013 

     Related AggData:  Fresh & Easy

Aldi to Accelerate Store Growth  -Dec. 20, 2013

     Related AggData:  Aldi

Jones Group to Be Bought Out by Private Equity Firm  -Dec. 19, 2013

     Related AggData:  Kasper,    Nine West,    Jones New York

Darden to spin off or sell Red Lobster chain  -Dec. 19, 2013

     Related AggData:  Red Lobster

Tire Discounters to add a dozen stores in Tenn.  -Dec. 18, 2013

     Related AggData:  Tire Discounters

Second-largest Dairy Queen franchisee acquired by private equity firm  -Dec. 18, 2013

     Related AggData:  Dairy Queen

TravelCenters Completes Minit Mart Acquisition  -Dec. 17, 2013

     Related AggData:  TravelCenters of America

Loehmann's files for bankruptcy for 3rd time  -Dec. 16, 2013

     Related AggData: Loehmann's

Fox & Hound, Champps parent files for Ch. 11 bankruptcy  -Dec. 16, 2013

     Related AggData:  Fox and Hound,    Champps Americana,     Bailey's Sports Grille

Simon will spin strip center holdings off into a separate REIT  -Dec. 13, 2013

     Related AggData:  Simon Property Group