A report by Bloomberg said that Ikea has received the go-ahead from the Indian government to open outlets in the country, making it perhaps the first major foreign retailer to set up its own stores in the region.
Architects Cuhaci & Peterson said they have completed a new design for Publix Supermarket, unveiled at its new store in the Lake Nona Plaza in Southeast Orlando, Fla.
Terranova Corp. said that Epicure Gourmet Market & Cafe will open a 24,000-sq.-ft., ground-floor location at Gables Ponce, a mixed-use project located in Coral Gables, Fla.
Winick Realty Group announced that a new high-end wine and spirits shop has signed a lease at 1287 First Avenue, between East 69th and East 70th Streets.
Sandwich chain Togo's Eateries Inc. announced it is in development on 30 new Togo’s units, as the company executed as many franchise agreements in 2012 in order to add to its West Coast presence.
United Airlines on Friday announced the opening of its employee health clinic at O’Hare International Airport.
Dunkin’ Donuts announced that in 2013 it plans to open 330 to 360 net new restaurants in the United States with growth coming from both new and existing markets, for an increase of 4.5% to 5%.
Delhaize Group announced that it would close 33 under-performing Sweetbay stores in Florida by mid-February.
Ahold banner Giant Food Stores is opening a cheese and specialty food store in central Pennsylvania, the supermarket chain said.