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October 14, 2013

Chico's FAS is expanding outside of the United States, opening a White House Black Market store at Yorkdale Shopping Centre, Toronto on Oct. 24.

October 14, 2013

Saks Fifth Avenue in January 2014 will unveil its renovated men’s store in its Chicago flagship on Michigan Avenue. The renovation will encompass a total redesign of floors six and seven, creating an open environment that will be easily accessed by a new express elevator that will take passengers directly to the men’s floors.

October 14, 2013

Stein Mart is expanding its presence this fall with four new stores and two relocated stores. The new stores are located in El Paso, Texas; Buford (Atlanta), Ga.; Elk Grove (Sacramento), Calif.; and Watchung, N.J.

August 19, 2013

Target announced plans to open a store in King of Prussia, Pa., in July 2014.

July 25, 2013

Cabela’s Inc. on Thursday announced it will open four new markets in 2014: Acworth, Ga., Augusta, Ga.; Missoula, Mont.; and Barrie, Ontario (Canada). The outdoor goods retailer also reported that its second-quarter net income surged 31% on a 10.5% rise in same-store sales.

July 25, 2013

Dunkin’ Donuts announced that it has signed its first Southern California multi-unit store development agreements, with four franchise groups for a total commitment of 45 locations.

July 25, 2013

MBH Architects has appointed Klas Eklof and Oliver Mellows as principals for the 170-person firm.

July 25, 2013

PB Teen, a division of Williams-Sonoma, on July 27 will open its first store in Orange County, Calif., at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa.

July 25, 2013

Alco Stores Inc. has entered into an agreement to be acquired by private investment firm Argonne Capital Group LLC.

June 28, 2013

Converse has opened its first Northern California location — and its largest store to date — in San Francisco’s Union Square shopping district. With 8,200 sq.ft. of selling space, the store offers a comprehensive assortment of Converse footwear, apparel and accessories, along with an interactive personalization process for designing one-of-a-kind Converse sneakers and clothing.

June 28, 2013

Spanx, the fast-growing dollar undergarment and apparel company, will open a custom designed, expanded company headquarters and a flagship store in Buckhead Atlanta, a major mixed-use project in the heart of the area’s business district.

June 28, 2013

Target announced plans to open new stores in Fresno and Rocklin, Calif., in March 2014.

June 28, 2013

Von Maur announceed that its newest store, located at the Iowa River Landing in Coralville, Iowa, will open on July 27, 2013.

May 31, 2013

Costco Wholesale Corp. is looking to open approximately 150 locations over the next five years, CFO Richard Galanti said on the company’s quarterly conference call with investors.

May 31, 2013

Macy’s plans to open its second store in Puerto Rico in fall 2015.

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