01/21/2014 - 12:29pm

Krispy Kreme has signed a development agreement with existing franchisee Great Circle Family Foods, LLC, to develop 20 new doughnut shops in Southern California during the next seven years.

01/21/2014 - 12:26pm

Sam’s Club plans to open new stores on Thursday, Jan. 23, with a location in Warwick, R.I., and one will open in Mooresville, N.C.

01/21/2014 - 12:17pm

Chute Gerdeman, a global strategic brand and design firm, has opened an office in New York City.

01/21/2014 - 12:14pm

Walgreens announced the official grand re-opening of its newest 24/7 flagship store, located in Manhattan’s Union Square neighborhood.

01/21/2014 - 12:10pm

Corner Bakery Café in 2013 signed 12 new area development agreements with franchisees, adding commitments for more than 120 new locations and raising the total to more than 300 cafes under development as the company moves forward on its goal to double its U.S. footprint in the next three years.

01/20/2014 - 11:34am

Wal-Mart Stores has reportedly registered a new company called “Wal-Mart India Private Ltd.” in India, setting the stage for entering the Indian grocery market with a new local partner.

01/17/2014 - 5:35pm

Corner Bakery Cafe rounded out 2013 with a multi-unit restaurant development agreement and plans to open eight new restaurants in the Sacramento area with new franchise partner East Bay Restaurants, Pleasanton, Calif.

01/17/2014 - 11:41am

Target plans to open a new store in Liberty Township, Ohio, in October 2014.

01/17/2014 - 7:47am

Target Corp. has signed a lease to open a 20,000-sq.-ft. location in Minneapolis that will serve as a test of a new format called TargetExpress, the New York Times reported.