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Five Below to open up shop on Manhattan’s Fifth Ave.
posted on Jul 20 18

Five Below will open a store on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, bringing the discount retailer’s presence to all five of New York City’s boroughs. The two-story shop will open in November a short distance from the former Manhattan Toys R Us flagship. Read The Philadelphia Inquirer/Daily News story here

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IKEA sets new opening date for 1st store in India
posted on Jul 20 18

The opening day for the first IKEA store in India has been changed from July 19 to Aug. 9. The delay comes as IKEA looks to put the final touches on the building, in order to produce the best experience for customers. Read The Economic Times story here

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Report: Africa’s hotel sector positioned for growth
posted on Jul 20 18

A PwC report says hotel chains are likely to expand in Africa over the next five years, fueled by growing visitor numbers. Read the Hotel Management online story here

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Retailers, grocers invest in fulfillment centers
posted on Jul 19 18

Retailers and grocery stores are moving rapidly to open more fulfillment centers to respond to consumers’ expectations and in some cases are converting closed stores into distribution centers. According to a National Retail Federation survey this year, 42% of retailers cited faster delivery of online orders as a chief priority. Read the CoStar Group story here

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Crack Shack expansion plans will bring the chain beyond Calif.
posted on Jul 19 18

Los Angeles will soon be home to the fourth Crack Shack location, and a fifth unit of the upscale fast-casual concept scheduled to open in Pasadena in October. The San Diego-based brand will continue growing with a new Northern California restaurant and its first out-of-state eatery next year. Read the Restaurant Hospitality story here

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