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Oakland A’s to fund stadium portion of project with hotel

The Oakland A’s have pledged $1 billion to build a 35,000-seat stadium as the centerpiece of a $12 billion project with a mixed-use development. The overall plan calls for an indoor performance center and hotel, 3,000 units of affordable housing, …

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Drive-thru model helps Ziggi’s Coffee expand

Ziggi’s Coffee sold 40 franchise units in 2020, as its 600-square-foot drive-thru locations were well-suited to pandemic-related restrictions. Read the QSR story here

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Yum Brands outlines plans to reach net zero emissions by 2050

Yum Brands plans to reduce greenhouse gases by 46% by the year 2030, along with achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2050. The parent company of Pizza Hut, KFC, Taco Bell and The Habit Burger Grill joins …

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Apple plans North Carolina campus in Triangle Park

Apple is planning a $1 billion campus in North Carolina as its first major center on the East Coast. The project at Research Triangle Park in the Raleigh and Durham area is part of a $430 billion domestic investment from …

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99 Ranch to open new concept store at San Jose, California mall

99 Ranch Market, the largest Asian grocery chain in the US, will debut a new concept store when the grocer joins Macy’s and Target in the Westfield Oakridge Mall in San Jose, California. The store, expected to open later this …

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Chicago begins $3.7B infrastructure initiative

Chicago has initiated a $3.7 billion, five-year plan to repair and upgrade streets, bridges, drainage and other infrastructure. The project affects all 77 neighborhoods and is expected to create thousands of jobs. Read the WGN-TV story here

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New Schnuck’s concept features clothing, food court

Schnuck Markets is remodeling its 60,000-square-foot store in a suburb of St. Louis to add a food court featuring popular local restaurants and a section offering clothing from St. Louis retailer Arch Apparel. The grocer said renovations at the site …

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Chick-fil-A to deliver via robots in California test

Chick-fil-A is teaming with Kiwibot to test semi-autonomous delivery robots in Santa Monica and some other Southern California cities. The robots are controlled remotely and the company is touting it as a less-expensive and more environmentally-conscious alternative to traditional third-party …

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Nathan’s Famous to grow with ghost kitchen partnership

Nathan’s Famous is planning to expand through a partnership with Ghost Kitchen Brands, which operates multiple-brand pickup and delivery facilities. The deal includes 60 units planned for the US and 40 in Canada, many of which will be inside Walmart …

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Whole Foods retrofitting stores to reduce emissions

Whole Foods Market has begun to retrofit 100 of its 500 US stores to begin using a more efficient and environmentally friendly refrigerant called Solstice N40, developed by Honeywell. Read the Progressive Grocer story here

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