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Walgreens plans 10 Massachusetts primary care clinics

Walgreens Boots Alliance with VillageMD will open 10 or more primary care practices in Massachusetts, starting with a location in Quincy slated to open next month, as part of a plan to open 600 US locations by 2025. The pharmacy …

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Texas franchisee buys 90 Papa John’s restaurants

Papa John’s has sold its majority interest in 90 restaurants to multibrand franchisee Sun Holdings, a Texas-based operator that made a deal last year to develop 100 new Papa John’s units. Joint venture partner Blue and Silver Ventures will remain …

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104-room Hyatt under construction in Newark, Delaware

Lang Development Group’s seven-story Hyatt hotel is finally starting to take shape on Main Street. The 104-room hotel is being built at 96 E. Main Street, near the Academy Street intersection. The building will incorporate part of the historic Green …

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Sweetgreen to court suburban diners with Sweetlane

Salad chain Sweetgreen will roll out its first drive-thru location in the Chicago suburb of Schaumburg within the next year as part of the brand’s plan to expand beyond its urban locations. Customers who order ahead using Sweetgreen’s website or …

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Amazon opens first cashierless Whole Foods

Amazon has opened its first Whole Foods Market location featuring the company’s Just Walk Out technology, which enables customers to bypass checkout lanes and pay through a mobile app. The store, located in Washington, D.C.’s Glover Park neighborhood, is the …

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Las Vegas to see cannabis-friendly hotel

Las Vegas, really the whole state of Nevada, has been an odd place for cannabis operators. The state has legalized recreational marijuana, but it has never legalized consumption lounges. TheStreet

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Franchisee adds 30 Checkers, Rally’s units in Indiana, Kentucky

Falcons Burger, an existing operator of Checkers and Rally’s restaurants, has acquired another 30 units from retiring franchisee Joe Hertzman. Restaurant Business

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Smashburger adds full bar to its fast-casual setting

Smashburger opened its first restaurant with a full bar in its hometown of Denver last week, with a bartender serving beer, wine and craft cocktails like the Blackberry Smash and the Coconut Mule. Restaurant Business

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Dough Zone Dumpling House to grow by up to 20 locations by 2027

When the Seattle-based Dough Zone Dumpling House first opened its doors, the original owners envisioned a small mom-and-pop restaurant that would give customers real Chinese cuisine. But what they weren’t expecting was how popular it would become. With the first …

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Disney updating Grand Floridian resort

The Grand Floridian Resort at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida is undergoing renovations, including the lobby, a lounge, a restaurant and the spa. The company is converting the look of the property from the Victorian style to a …

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