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Dollar stores detail ambitious growth plans
posted on Sep 28 16

imgres-1Dollar stores and off-price retailers are in the lead when it comes to adding new store space, according to a ranking from CoStar. Dollar General plans to open 900 new stores this year and 1,000 next year, and Family Dollar and Dollar Tree expect to add 4.3 million square feet and 3.2 million square feet of new space respectively. Read the Chicago Tribune story here

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Naugles to open 1,000 new restaurants through franchising deal
posted on Sep 28 16

A partnership between California-based Naugles and franchising company Fransmart has led to a plan for 1,000 new franchise locations throughout the United States, beginning in Orange County. The chain hopes to open 100 new restaurants within six years, with a mix of company-owned and franchised establishments. Read the Daily Breeze story here

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La Posada de Santa Fe becomes part of Starwood portfolio
posted on Sep 28 16

La Posada de Santa Fe Hotel & Spa Resort is becoming part of the Tribute Portfolio by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. The 157-room property invested $1.7 million to meet Starwood’s standards. Read the The Business Journals story here

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Wage growth is good news, bad news for hoteliers
posted on Sep 28 16

Higher wages across society can mean more business for hospitality, but rising demand and more competition for staff will increase labor costs for the industry, attendees were told at the recent Hotel Data Conference. The past three years have seen a 3.5% increase in compensation, hotels’ largest expense category. Read the HotelNewsNow.com story here

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C-stores top other retailers in growth
posted on Sep 27 16

supermarket-1350474_640-thumb-380xauto-5180Convenience store sales jumped 6% to $600 billion last year, to become the fastest-growing retail segment, according to a report from Koupon. The majority of men and women surveyed said they buy fresh foods and healthy snacks during their convenience store stops. Read the BizReport story here

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