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Saladworks plans more in-store sites this year

Saladworks, which has seen success with its locations inside Kroger and ShopRite stores, said it plans to add 25 to 30 similar in-store sites this year and more than 100 in 2022 as it pivots to meet demand caused by …

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Target works toward goal of opening 40 stores this year

Target appears to be on track to reach its goal of opening 30 to 40 stores this year with 12 new locations already operating, including a site along Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in Los Angeles and a small-format store near …

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Mall owners look to charter schools to fill vacancies

Shopping center owners are marketing empty stores to charter schools, which are required to finance school construction or leases on their own. The addition of the Gem Prep in the former Sears building at Idaho’s Pine Ridge Mall has increased …

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7-Eleven opens 2-restaurant store

A new 7-Eleven store in Manassas, Virginia includes two restaurants: Parlor Pizza and the convenience store’s second Raise the Roost Chicken and Biscuit. 7-Eleven intends to open almost 150 restaurants this year. Read the Nation’s Restaurant News story here  

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Tim Hortons wins funding for 1,500 new units in China

Cartesian Capital Group is RBI’s lead partner in Tim Hortons China and the company just received a new funding round from an existing investor, Tencent, along with Sequoia Capital and Eastern Bell. The agreement will help the brand build another …

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JBG SMITH plans mixed-use project in D.C.’s NoMa neighborhood

JBG SMITH Properties wants to build an 805-unit mixed-use project, which would include 35,200-square-feet of retail, in Washington, DC’s NoMa neighborhood on the site of a McDonald’s. JBG SMITH acquired the site for $31 million in 2018, and its plans …

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Mars Wrigley unveils M&M’s store at Mall of America

Mall of America will be home to the sixth M&M’s store in the world when it opens this weekend. Mars Wrigley is returning to its roots with its new 24,000 square foot M&M’s store on the Bloomington megamall’s first floor …

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Pepsi unveils virtual restaurant, Pep’s Place

PepsiCo has unveiled a Pep’s Place virtual restaurant on delivery apps and a dedicated site that suggests food from Famous Dave’s after consumers have selected their Pepsi beverage. An accompanying “Better With Pepsi” campaign features English- and Spanish-language national TV …

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Noodles & Company has oodles of 2021 growth plans

Noodles & Company set new sales records in April with average unit volumes at company-owned locations up 13% over the same month in 2019. The Colorado-based chain plans to open up to 15 new restaurants this year, and it will …

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La Madeleine, Walmart team on Express concept

La Madeleine will debut its new La Madeleine Express concept in 10 Walmart stores this year. The concept will feature a streamlined menu of prepared foods including salads, soups and pizza, with the first location slated to open in Texas …

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