Content about Retail Expansion

April 16, 2014

QVC Inc. plans to expand its European presence into France.

April 11, 2014

Uniqlo opens new stores in Berlin, and in three U.S. locations on Friday, April 11.

April 9, 2014

Corner Bakery Café has signed a new multi-unit development agreement with Holm Bake, LLC, headquartered in Winter Park, Fla., which plans to open its first of 17 restaurants in the Orlando, Fla., area next year and the remaining sites over the following six years.

April 9, 2014

RadioShack has opened two new concept stores in China and Malaysia, marking the brand's most recent moves throughout Asia and Southeast Asia.

April 7, 2014

Kinney Drug Inc. has decided to change its name to KPH Healthcare Services.

April 4, 2014

Johnny Rockets has opened its second restaurant in Galerias Merida, Mexico.

March 20, 2014

Dunkin' Donuts has signed an agreement with OLH Group to begin developing Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in the Brasilia and Goias regions of Brazil.

March 19, 2014

Sporting goods retailer Academy Sports + Outdoors will continue its Midwestern expansion push with plans to open four new stores across Indiana and Kentucky later this fall.

March 10, 2014

Mattress Firm Holding Corp. has entered into an agreement to acquire the outstanding equity interests of Sleep Experts Partners L.P., which operates Sleep Experts retail stores in Texas.

March 5, 2014

Dunkin' Donuts has signed a multi-unit store development agreement with existing franchise group, Sizzling Donuts LLC for 46 new restaurants throughout the greater Sacramento, Calif., metro area and surrounding cities of Stockton, Modesto, Tracy, Manteca, Placerville and Davis, Calif.

March 4, 2014

L Brands Inc., parent of Victoria's Secret, is bullish when it comes to foreign expansion.

March 4, 2014

Wegmans Food Markets begins recruitment for full-time positions March 4 for its latest Massachusetts location, Burlington, which is scheduled to open in fall 2014.

March 3, 2014

Dunkin’ Donuts is recruiting franchisees in Dothan, Ala. Currently, there are 18 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants located throughout Alabama.

March 3, 2014

Gap Inc. reportedly plans a substantial increase in its Gap and Old Navy store count in China during the next several years.

February 28, 2014

Ahold plans to significantly expand its Peapod presence in the U.S. market.

February 27, 2014

Gap Inc. is bringing its Old Navy brand to China, with the opening of a store on March 1 on Shanghai’s famous Nanjing West Road.

February 25, 2014

Ashley Furniture HomeStore, the largest furniture retailer in the U.S., celebrated the opening of its 500th store in Longview, Texas, on Feb. 21.

February 25, 2014

Starbucks is expanding its Evolution Fresh cold-pressed juice to more than 360 corporate stores in the Chicago and greater Midwest areas.

February 25, 2014

Stein Mart plans to open 10 new stores this year as part of the company's largest store expansion since 2007.

February 25, 2014

Tim Hortons is unveiling a strategic four-year growth plan for 2014-2018 called “Winning in the New Era.”

February 20, 2014

Loblaw Companies Ltd. and its affiliates, the owners of Joe Fresh, have signed three separate partnership agreements that bring the brand into 23 new countries.

February 18, 2014

Apple opened its first South American store in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Feb. 15.

February 5, 2014

The Ector County Hospital District board of directors approved an outpatient pharmacy agreement with H-E-B that will bring a full-service pharmacy to Medical Center Hospital’s campus sometime this year, according to a report published by Odessa American.

February 5, 2014

Hobby Lobby announced it will open 70 stores throughout the United States in 2014, for a total of 625 locations nationwide.

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