The Latest News

PetSmart Opens 1,600th Store in North America, Now Also in all 50 U.S. States

Phoenix — PetSmart has reached a major milestone by opening its 1,600th store in its expanding store footprint across North America. The 1,600th store opened Thanksgiving week and is located in El Paso, Texas. In addition, the pet specialty retailer opened its Casper, Wyo., store in October, marking PetSmart’s presence now in all 50 U.S. states.

Key Properties Breaks Ground on Hanover Crossroads Restaurant Pad Site

Cedar Knolls, N.J. — The groundbreaking for a stand-alone building that will house two restaurants at Hanover Crossroads marks the final phase of construction for the 107,000-square-foot Morris County, N.J., shopping center. IHOP and Mangiamo’s, an Italian eatery with catering services, will occupy the 8,650-square-foot structure, according to owner/developer Key Properties.

Knoebel Construction Completes 50th Store in 5 Years for Fashion Boutique

St. Louis — St. Louis-based Knoebel Construction has completed construction of the 50th store it has built for fashion boutique Altar’d State in 5 years, working with the retailer across 26 states. Knoebel has worked with the retailer nearly since its inception and through rapid expansion, constructing stores that create a unique brick-and-mortar shopping experience.

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers Expands in the Southeast

Wichita, Kan. — Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers is steadily expanding in the Southeastern United States with the opening of three new franchised locations — including its first location in Mississippi — and the announcement of a new franchise development agreement.

Payless Prepares For Growth Post-Bankruptcy

Topeka, Kan. — Payless ShoeSource has outlined several key initiatives as part of the company's ongoing transformation. These actions will increase efficiencies across operations and allow Payless to re-prioritize the business to focus on the customer, accelerate and expand its e-commerce business, and invest in future growth — including expanding its domestic and international footprint.

Subscribe to this RSS feed

More News