Chain Store News -July 15, 2015

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.

Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza Set to Open 80th Restaurant  -July 13, 2015

     Related AggData:  Blaze Pizza

Books-A-Million Inc. agrees to go private in $21M deal  -July 13, 2015

     Related AggData:  Books-A-Million

Moe’s Southwest Grill Inks 66-Unit Franchise Deal in Texas and Arizona  -July 13, 2015

     Related AggData:  Moe's Southwest Grill

1851 Reports Smoothie King Targeting Chicago for Aggressive Expansion  -July 13, 2015

     Related AggData:  Smoothie King

The Beekman Group Portfolio Company Granted Exclusive Dunkin' Donuts Development Rights in Roanoke, Lynchburg and Blacksburg, Virginia  -July 10, 2015

     Related AggData:  Dunkin' Donuts


     Related AggData:  Dunkin' Donuts

Garbanzo Rebrands as Garbanzo Fresh Mediterranean  -July 08, 2015

     Related AggData:  Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill

Aldi and Lidl Are Ready To Invade the U.S. Beware Walmart and Target!  -July 08, 2015

     Related AggData:  ALDI,  Lidl UK,  Lidl Denmark

Aldi set to open first four Bottom Dollars  -July 06, 2015

     Related AggData:  ALDIBottom Dollar Food

Fazoli’s plots growth following sale Sentinel Capital Partners acquires limited-service Italian chain  -July 08, 2015

     Related AggData:  Fazoli's

Albertsons Cos. Files for IPO Albertsons Cos. Files for IPO Offering listed at $100M  -July 08, 2015

     Related AggData:  Albertsons

BJ's Opens Its First Alabama Location  -July 08, 2015

     Related AggData:  BJ's Restaurants

JIB Management Purchases Additional 48 TGI Fridays Restaurants  -July 07, 2015

     Related AggData:  TGI Fridays

The top 10 clothing companies in America  -July 06, 2015

     Related AggData:  Under Armour,   American Eagle Outfitters,  Tommy Hilfiger,   Coach,   Michael Kors,   Levi Strauss & Co.,   Gap,   Old Navy,   Ralph Lauren,   Nike,   

Dollar Tree completes acquisition of Matthews-based Family Dollar  -July 06, 2015

    Related AggData:  Dollar Tree,   Family Dollar Stores

American Apparel To Close Stores, Cut Jobs  -July 06, 2015

     Related AggData:  American Apparel

Amid traditional industry, Maurices builds fashion success in Duluth  -July 06, 2015

     Related AggData:  maurices

New York retail investor mulling a bid for Belk, report says  -July 03, 2015

     Related AggData:  Belk

Retro Fitness Fuels Orlando Development with 20 Gyms  -July 02, 2015

     Related AggData:  Retro Fitness

UK's biggest tech retailer joins forces with Sprint to open 500 stores in US  -July 02, 2015

     Related AggData:  Dixons Netherlands,   Sprint

Sprint Reaches 4,500 Stores, Making it One of the Largest Retailers in the U.S.  -July 02, 2015

     Related AggData:  Sprint

Checkers & Rally’s Awards New Franchise Every 3 Days, Representing 56 New Locations through Q2  -July 01, 2015

     Related AggData:  Checkers Drive-In Restaurants

Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Eighteen Buffalo Wild Wings Restaurants   -July 01, 2015

     Related AggData:  Buffalo Wild Wings

MOD Pizza Opens First Maryland Location  -July 01, 2015

     Related AggData:  MOD Pizza