Latest demographic estimates rank fastest-growing, largest counties
Bellmawr, N.J. According to data released by Easy Analytic Software, which supplies demographic data and software on the Web, Kendall County in Illinois ranks at the top of the 20 fastest-growing counties in the United States, estimated as of Jan. 1.
Following Kendall is Flagler County in Florida, Pinal County in Arizona, Rockwall County in Texas and Forsyth County in Georgia.
Of the 20 largest counties, Los Angeles County tops the rankings, followed by Cook County in Illinois, Harris County in Texas, Maricopa County in Arizona and Orange County, Calif.
Concord Mills adds food options
Indianapolis Concord Mills, in Concord, N.C., will add Firehouse Subs and Jasmine Smoothie World & Bubble Tea to its food-court offerings this summer, according to Indianapolis-based mall owner Simon Property Group.
The Charlotte-area mall is a shopping and entertainment destination for the Carolinas, and features over 200 stores including manufacturer and retail outlets, off-price retailers and specialty stores. A food court, NASCAR-themed park, 24-screen AMC theater and North Carolina’s only Bass Pro Shops are also part of the shopping experience.
Benihana opens in Monterey
Monterey, Calif. Japanese restaurant concept Benihana has announced the opening of its newest franchise location in Monterey, Calif.
The new unit is the 16th Benihana restaurant in California. The company operates 64 Benihana teppanyaki restaurants, nine Haru restaurants, and 22 RA Sushi restaurants. Under development at present are nine restaurants: four Benihana teppanyaki restaurants and five RA Sushi restaurants. In addition, 22 franchised Benihana teppanyaki restaurants are operating in the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean.