Chain Store News - November 18, 2013

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.

Couche-Tard Acquires 36 C-stores in Two Deals -November 15, 2013
    Related AggData:  Circle K Stores,    Publix Super Markets,    Couche-Tard

TravelCenters of America Agrees to Purchase 31 C-Stores/Gas Stations for $67 Million -November 14, 2013
    Related AggData:  Travel Centers of America
Smoothie King Announces Expansion Plans For Kansas City, Mo. -November 13, 2013
    Related AggData:  Smoothie King
Wingstop Opens 600th Unit in Virginia -November 13, 2013
    Related AggData:  Wing Stop
Sears Canada continues off-loading real estate -November 11, 2013
    Related AggData:  Sears Canada
MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes Plans to Add Restaurants Across the Midwest -November 8, 2013
    Related AggData:  MOOYAH
Following Walgreens acquisition, five Triad Kerr Drug stores to close -November 8, 2013
    Related AggData:  Kerr Drug,    Walgreens

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Plans 15 More Locations in Alabama -November 7, 2013
     Related AggData:  Tropical Smoothie
Menchie’s Celebrates 350th Store Opening -November 7, 2013
    Related AggData:  Menchie's
Blockbuster Video-Rental Chain Will Shut Remaining U.S. Stores -November 6, 2013
    Related AggData:  Blockbuster,  
Starbucks to hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses in five years (plans to open 50 community stores at U.S. military installations around the world) -November 6, 2013       
      Related AggData:  Starbucks
Bass Pro pushes further expansion in 2014 -November 6, 2013   
    Related AggData:  Bass Pro Shops

Einstein Bros. Bagels Accelerates Non-Traditional Restaurant Growth With Thirty New Locations -November 5, 2013
      Related AggData:  Einstein Brothers
FTC greenlights OfficeMax & Office Depot proposed merger -November 1, 2013     
    Related AggData:  Office Depot,    OfficeMax
Corner Bakery Cafe rises in KC market -October 31, 2013
Corner Bakery Cafe Continues National Growth with Expansion into Arizona and Wisconsin -Nov. 13, 2013
    Related AggData:  Corner Bakery Cafe
Sale of Hess' Retail Division Still on Track -October 30, 2013
    Related AggData:  Hess Express
Freddy’s Opens 100th, 101st Stores -October 29, 2013
    Related AggData:  Freddy’s Frozen Custard