Chain Store News -March 13, 2013

Robbie Gale

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.

Wendy’s Considers Closing up to 130 Restaurants -March 5, 2013

Related AggData: Wendy's

'No Plans to Close Any Stores,' Hess Says  -March 5, 2013

Related AggData: Hess

Entrepreneur opening 10 Smoothie King locations in Greater Baltimore  -March 5, 2013

Related AggData: Smoothie King

American Eagle closes some stores, opens others  -March 6, 2013

Related AggData: American Eagle Outfitters

Hot Topic acquired by private equity firm Sycamore for $600 million  -March 7, 2013

Related AggData: Hot Topic,  TorridTalbots

Kohl's Opens Nine New Stores  -March 7, 2013

Related AggData: Kohls

SunTrust, PNC to close branches this quarter  -March 7, 2013     PNC closing up to 200 branches  -March 8, 2013

Related AggData: SunTrust Bank,   PNC Bank

Popeyes begins opening ex-KFC sites in Twin Cities  -March 8, 2013

Related AggData: Popeyes

Family Footwear Retailer Shoe Carnival Announces 14 New Stores in 12 Cities  -March 12, 2013

Related AggData: Shoe Carnival

Update: Tesco to acquire Giraffe restaurant chain  -March 13, 2013

Related AggData: Tesco