Quiznos to expand locations in c-stores, filling stations
Denver Quiznos plans to partner more with convenience stores as it goes after the growing number of consumers seeking quicker, cheaper lunch alternatives, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Quiznos, which has about 175 mini-locations, said it expects to operate in about 700 convenience stores by the end of 2012.
Best Buy opens new design center
Costa Mesa, Calif. Minneapolis-based Best Buy Co. said Friday it has opened a new Magnolia Design Center showroom in Orange County.
The new design center is the first-of-its-kind within a Best Buy store in Southern California and one of only eight Magnolia Design Centers in the nation, according to the retailer.
The new Magnolia Design Center showroom is located within the Costa Mesa Best Buy and includes a fully functioning theater, great room and an outdoor patio.
Big Y plans prototype store in 2011
Springfield, N.J. Big Y Foods said Thursday that it plans to open a new, 45,000-sq.-ft. prototype store in Berkshire County, Mass., according to a report by Supermarket News.
The store, one of the chain’s Big Y World Class Markets, is slated to open in summer 2011. It will be the company’s 57th store and is opening on the former site of a Diesel Dan’s fueling facility.