01/24/2013 - 12:12pm

The latest data from Nielsen shows the number of U.S. convenience stores continues to expand and last year set a new record with 149,220 units.

01/23/2013 - 6:35pm

There were 4,442 more restaurants in the U.S. in fall 2012 than there were in fall 2011, according to a recent U.S. restaurant census conducted by The NPD Group.

01/23/2013 - 6:33pm

Wegmans has confirmed plans to open a store in Alexandria, Va., in 2014, according to Washington Business Journal.

01/23/2013 - 11:58am

Dollar General Corp. will open 635 new stores in 2013, creating some 6,000 jobs. The chain will also relocate 550 stores this year.

01/22/2013 - 6:08pm

Blockbuster will shutter about 300 of its stores in the United States in the coming weeks.

01/22/2013 - 5:54pm

Hammacher Schlemmer iconic midtown Manhattan store will undergo an extensive floor-to-ceiling renovation.

01/22/2013 - 11:00am

Walmart updated its plans for its Canadian division, saying that it plans to complete at least 37 supercenter projects in the country during the company’s next fiscal year (February 1, 2013 to January 31, 2014).

01/21/2013 - 5:42pm

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.

01/21/2013 - 5:34pm

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.