New Sam’s Club in Glen Carbon, Ill.
Glen Carbon, Ill. — A new 136,000-sq.-ft. Sam’s Club will host a grand opening on Thursday in Glen Carbon, Ill. A number of local businesses will be on hand for the grand opening to showcase their products. They include The Billy Goat Chip Company, Excel Bottling Co., Jilly’s Cupcake Bar & Café, Zettie’s Confections and Swiss Meat & Sausage Co.
The Glen Carbon club will have a full-service pharmacy where members and the public can save on medications. Sam’s Club also offers an optical department and a hearing aid center.
Subway reaches 40,000th location
Milford, Conn. — Subway opened its 40,000th location at an AppleGreen petrol station in Ipswich, England. The company has opened 1,761 locations around the world since the start of 2013. The largest chain of sub shops in the world, Subway leads the next largest chain by more than 5,500 locations.
The U.K. is the brand’s third largest market, behind the U.S. and Canada. There are 14,000 international locations in 102 countries outside the U.S.
New Red Robins for Baltimore and Pittsburgh metro areas
Greenwood Village, Colo. — Red Robin Gourmet Burgers has announced the opening of two new restaurants. The first will open in Canton Crossing, Md., and Inner Harbor location in downtown Baltimore in late September. The second will open in Monroeville, Pa., at The District at Monroeville Mall outside of Pittsburgh in early October.
Currently, there are 481 Red Robin locations across the U.S. and Canada, including 342 company-owned restaurants and five Red Robin’s Burger Works locations and 134 Red Robin restaurants operating under franchise agreements.