02/20/2013 - 6:03pm

Ikea said that contractors have been hired and a building permit is pending for its future Miami-Dade store in Sweetwater, Fla., putting the home furnishings retailer on track for a groundbreaking in 60 days and a summer 2014 opening date.

02/20/2013 - 12:15pm

Sport Clips Haircuts announced that it will open its first store in Canada on March 1.

02/20/2013 - 12:11pm

Britain’s Topshop is planning on increasing its U.S. presence.

02/20/2013 - 12:01pm

Red Mango said it has secured an area development agreement to expand the yogurt chain to Central America.

02/19/2013 - 6:08pm

Lighting, signage and electrical maintenance firm Action Services Group said Tuesday it has named Dale Clouser as director of marketing for the company.

02/19/2013 - 11:19am

GNC Holdings is bullish on expansion. Reporting impressive results for the fourth quarter, the retailer plans to open approximately 150 net new U.S. stores in 2013, along with 30 net new domestic franchise locations, and 175-200 net new international franchise locations.

02/19/2013 - 11:00am

Google is planning to open freestanding retail stores in the United States, with the first flagship locations open in time for the 2013 holiday shopping season, according to a report by online site 9to5Google.

02/19/2013 - 10:40am

PGA Tour Superstore will open its second store on the West Coast, a 50,000-sq.ft, location in Irvine, Calif., later this year.

02/19/2013 - 10:25am

Simons, Canada’s eclectic and fashion-forward department store retailer, received top honors in Chain Store Age’s 31st annual Retail Store of the Year design competition.