Chain Store Age
Home furnishings stores are shaping up as fertile ground for restaurants.
Crate & Barrel will open a full-service restaurant in its store at Oakbrook Center, Oakbrook, Ill., next spring, reported the Chicago Tribune. The news comes as another home furnishings retailer, RH (formerly Restoration Hardware), unveiled its fifth restaurant, at its new location in Manhattan.
The restaurant planned for Crate & Barrel is a partnership between the retailer and Chicago’s Cornerstone Restaurant Group.. . . more