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February 9, 2022         ALDI is continuing its aggressive growth strategy with plans to open about 150 new stores this year. This puts it on track to become the third-largest U.S. grocery retailer by store count by the end of 2022. As part of its South ... Read more
Peyton Radford
February 2, 2022         Amazon is launching a new Amazon Go format for the suburbs, with plans to open a 6,150 square-location in Mill Creek, WA, followed by another in Los Angeles, CA. The first new-concept Amazon Go will have front-of-store sell ... Read more
Peyton Radford
January 26, 2022         Last week, Transformco (New Sears) permanently closed the Fort Lauderdale, FL Sears store and sold the underlying property to RK Centers, which is planning a mixed-use development for the site. Liquidation firm SB360, which is w ... Read more
Peyton Radford
January 19, 2022         On January 10, Big Lots provided a long-term growth outlook, though did not provide relevant timelines. The Company set goals of $8 billion to $10 billion in sales and the opening of an additional 500 stores. The store base is c ... Read more
Peyton Radford
January 11, 2022         Last week, Macy’s revealed the six full-line Macy’s stores it plans to permanently close in 1Q22. The stores are in City of Industry, CA; Centennial, CO; Baytown, TX; Boulder, CO; Lee’s Summit, MO; and Mountain ... Read more
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January 5, 2022         Southeastern Grocers (SEG) announced that it completed 78 overall store improvements in 2021, including the remodel of 54 stores throughout its five-state footprint. The Company also added 19 new liquor stores to its portfolio, o ... Read more
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December 22, 2021         Hy-Vee recently outlined plans to expand into four new states and build its third distribution center in Nashville, TN, to support the opening of more of than 20 new stores over the next four years. The Tennessee DC will initia ... Read more
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December 15, 2021           Costcos FY22 got off to a fast start as 1Q22 sales jumped almost 17% and comps improved just under 10% (excluding fuel). The International segment (excluding Canada) was the top performing region with comps growing 11 ... Read more
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December 8, 2021         Dollar General managed a modest sales increase in 3Q21, generated primarily by new store growth, as comps fell for the third quarter in a row. The sales gain was aided by improvements in the se ... Read more
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December 1, 2021         Dollar Tree’s President and CEO Michael Witynski commented in a call with analysts that, so far, the Company’s plan to raise its price point from $1.00 to $1.25 across its store base hasn’t appeared to dis ... Read more
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