Store Planning / Construction / Facilities

10/01/2014 - 10:15am

Smoothie King Franchises Inc. has signed a five-store development agreement for Missouri with new franchisee Jackie Floyd.

10/01/2014 - 10:11am

Starbucks Corp. opens its first community store in Korea, located in the Daehakro neighborhood of Seoul, on Oct. 1.

10/01/2014 - 9:35am

Ikea has begun significant demolition of a 30,145-sq.-ft. building adjacent to its Detroit-area store in Canton, Michigan.

09/30/2014 - 4:18pm

It’s official: California Governor Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation for the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at supermarkets, drug stores and select other retail outlets.

09/30/2014 - 4:11pm

The outlook for retail in the Northeast remains quite positive, with demand from national, local and franchise companies across a broad range of categories, according to Levin Management.

09/29/2014 - 2:25pm

Ross Dress for Less will open a new store in Hawthorne, California, in Los Angeles County, on Oct. 11.

09/29/2014 - 2:24pm

McAlister's Deli has signed an agreement with new franchise group MidSouth Hospitality Inc. to open 10 locations in Middle Tennessee.

09/29/2014 - 2:18pm

MG Properties, the real estate investment and development arm of McCourt Global, is entering an equity and development partnership with Hines, the international real estate firm, on the development of its mixed-use project at 360 Tenth Ave. in New York City. MG Properties and Hines have selected SHoP Architects to design the project.

09/29/2014 - 2:08pm

Microsoft said it will open 10 stores across the United States in time for the upcoming holiday season.