Chain Store News -March 28, 2013

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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.

Starwood Capital Group Closes Transaction to Acquire Principal Hayley Group  -Feb. 27, 2013

Related AggData: Starwood Hotel

Party City will acquire Dedham chain iParty  -March 2, 2013

Related AggData:  Party City,  iParty

St. Vincent de Paul seeks a lift from new thrift stores ("has opened two new stores and has three more planned for this year") -March 3, 2013

Related AggData:  St. Vincent de Paul

Aeropostale's P.S. Kids Brand Creates Investing Opportunity (opening 60 P.S. from Aéropostale stores) -March 3/22/13

Related AggData:  Aéropostale

Heard on the Street: Will Holiday take over Rochester's SA convenience stores?  -March 25, 2013

Related AggData:  Holiday Station

Wholesale Sports closes in Lacey ("Sportsman’s, acquired 10 Wholesale Sports stores on March 11 from the United Farmers of Alberta, the parent group to Wholesale Sports")   -March 26, 2013

Related AggData:  Wholesale Sports,   Sportsman's Warehouse

Sage Hospitality and Whitman Peterson kick-off investment partnership with portfolio acquisition (seven Courtyard by Marriott properties joining Sage Hospitality)  -March 27, 2013

Related AggData:  Marriott Hotels