Tuesday, January 31, 2012

The Wendy’s Company Plans to Build 20 and Remodel 50 “Image Activation” Company-Operated Restaurants in 2012

The Wendy’s Company today announced plans to build 20 and remodel 50 Company-operated restaurants in the U.S. and Canada in 2012 with new, bold and contemporary designs that greatly enhance the customer experience. . . more

UFood Restaurant Group Partners With Euro Cafe for Co-Branded Concept Locations in Multiple Trade Channels

UFood Restaurant Group Inc. announced today that the company has signed an agreement with Euro Café Corporation to create co-branded restaurant concepts. The companies will explore development opportunities at airports, shopping centers, malls, college campuses, hospitals, casinos, health clubs and military bases. . . more

Trader Joe’s coming to Newington, NH

Trader Joe’s is coming to the Seacoast.

Officials for the popular chain grocery store announced Monday that they have signed a lease to open a new 14,700-square-foot location at The Crossings at Fox Run on Gosling Road in Newington. Opening is planned for this year.. . . more

Amazon unit may be moving into sporting goods

Amazon.com Inc's Quidsi unit may be getting into sporting goods, challenging retailers in this niche, including Dick's Sporting Goods, Hibbett Sports and Cabela's, analysts at Credit Suisse said Monday.

Recent online job postings by Amazon and Quidsi describe a new "sports and activities" business and an "Outdoor Sportsman destination," the analysts, led by Gary Balter, wrote in a note to investors.. . . more

Ann Taylor to open, Williams-Sonoma to expand at Garden City Center