03/19/2013 - 4:13pm

Global Franchise Group announced a master franchise agreement with Western Brands PVT for the opening of the first Marble Slab Creamery locations in the country of Pakistan.

03/19/2013 - 4:11pm

Cuhaci & Peterson Architects said it has been awarded contracts to design three Ale House restaurants — in Winter Park, Fla., Queens, N.Y., and the Philadelphia area.

03/18/2013 - 2:47pm

Target Corp. said that it will open 17 southwestern Ontario, Canada store on March 19 and another four on March 28, on the heels of three successful pilot-store launches in the area.

03/18/2013 - 2:29pm

Chain Store Age's 49th annual SPECS store development conference officially kicked off on Monday morning at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas with two kinds of inspiration: Greg Buzek, president of IHL Group, introduced the Retail Orphan Initiative, and U.S. Navy Seal Scott Taylor presented Afterburner Black Ops, challenging the audience of retailers in design, construction, facilities, store planning and development to use Seal techniques to run their organizations.

03/15/2013 - 10:41am

Zumiez Inc. said its fiscal fourth quarter net income rose 22.1% to $22.9 million on improved sales.

03/15/2013 - 10:33am

Swedish fast-fashion powerhouse H&M is revving up its U.S. expansion.

03/15/2013 - 10:24am

Hibbett Sports reported that net income for its fiscal fourth quarter increased a better-than-expected 22.3% to $19.4 million, compared with $15.8 million for the same period last year.

03/15/2013 - 10:14am

Aeropostale Inc. reported an unexpected loss for its fourth quarter, hurt by declining same-store sales and store asset impairment charges.