Another Broken Egg Cafe Sales Rise 20% From Pre-Pandemic Levels

Orlando, Fla. — Another Broken Egg Cafe, a full-service breakfast, brunch and lunch franchise, has seen its focus on seasonality, service and guest experience both on- and off-premise pay off this year. Same-store sales are up nearly 20% from pre-pandemic

Weitzman to Redevelop Grocery-Anchored Shopping Center in Dallas

Dallas — Weitzman will redevelop Meadow Central Market, a 108,778-square-foot shopping center located at the intersection of North Central Expressway and Meadow Road in Dallas. A 29,121-square-foot Tom Thumb store anchors the center, which originally opened in the 1970s. The

P.F. Chang’s Launches Flagship Location in Hawaii

Scottsdale, Ariz. — P.F. Chang’s has opened its Royal Hawaiian location as an upgraded flagship restaurant. The Honolulu dining destination was the focus of significant investment recently completing a 6-month renovation, resulting in significant upgrades to design, décor and ambiance

Dog Haus Transforms Guest Experience with Evolution of Prototype

Pasadena, Calif. — Dog Haus has selected Dallas-based Harrison to bring its new prototype to life. Harrison is applying its award-winning strategic branding, interior design and architectural expertise to create building plans and schematic designs that cover every detail of

Tory Burch Unveils New Store Concept in SoHo

New York City — The opening of 151 Mercer Street, in New York City’s iconic SoHo neighborhood, marks Tory Burch’s return to a downtown location. Tory Burch moved to SoHo right after college and, in 2004, opened her first boutique

BoConcept Opens its 300th International Store in Massachusetts

New York City — BoConcept, a global leader of the furniture franchise industry, celebrated the opening of its 300th store in July with a new location in Boston-Dedham, Mass. “We’re very proud to open our 300th store with our franchise

Dunkin’ Continues to Target Non-Traditional Development in 2021

Boston — Dunkin’ unveiled its most recent non-traditional openings and growth plans for the year. Thus far in 2021, the coffee company has expanded across Las Vegas at the Convention Center, LINQ Hotel and Arizona Charlie’s Boulder Casino, as well

DHL Opens Mobile Pop-Up Store at its U.S. Headquarters in South Florida

Plantation, Fla. — DHL Express, the world’s leading provider of international express shipping services, has expanded its network of U.S. retail locations by opening a new mobile pop-up store in Plantation, Fla. Based at DHL’s U.S. headquarters, the 2,200-cubic-feet mobile

Sanitize & Design

— By Andrea Lisbona — Best practices for long term PPE implementation in retail design.   Prior to the pandemic, it would have been rare to consider PPE like hand sanitizer, plexiglass barriers and masks as critical elements in enhancing

Plan & Protect

— By Inna Tuler — How to navigate the maze of retail construction in today’s post-COVID environment.   The popularity of online shopping has recently seen a marked expansion due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But in spite of growing e-commerce

KFC Expands Urban Footprint with New Inline Design

Louisville, Ky. — Through 2022, KFC will accelerate development in more urban, metropolitan areas in an effort to serve a younger and more diverse customer. Traditionally a brand known for its suburban footprint, KFC will aggressively enter more densely populated

Hy-Brid Lifts Debuts Online Ordering for Parts & Used Equipment

Richfield, Wis. — Hy-Brid Lifts, an industry leader in high-quality, low-level access equipment, has introduced an online Parts Service Center and used equipment offering on the company’s website. The added online tools enhance the customer experience by making it easy

Mattress Firm to Launch New Store Concept

New York City — Jack Resnick & Sons has signed a lease with Mattress Firm, one of the nation’s leading specialty mattress retailers, to create a new flagship at the retail base of 200 Chambers St., a 30-story luxury condominium

BoConcept to Open Brand New Store Model in Massachusetts

Dedham, Mass. — BoConcept, a global leader of the furniture franchise industry with more than 300 locations in 65 countries, is adding a new location in Dedham, Mass., this week. The store will feature a refreshed, evolved store concept that

Papa Murphy’s Launches New ‘Kitchen Delite’ Store Design

Vancouver, Wash. — Papa Murphy’s Take ‘n’ Bake Pizza has launched two major rebranding initiatives: the new ‘Kitchen Delite’ store design — an open-kitchen concept that enhances the in-store experience for consumers and employees alike — and a new primary brand logo.

Invitation to Gather

— By Joe Pazdan, AIA — Open-air restaurant and music venue thrives through COVID-19.   The restaurant business is notoriously fickle, but the COVID-19 pandemic dealt death-blows to thousands of establishments across the country as they struggled to stay afloat