Smoothie King adds 32 locations to reach 600th store
New Orleans Smoothie King Franchises announced it has opened 32 locations in the first four months of 2009, bringing the fruit-based smoothie company to more than 600 locations worldwide.
“There is a worldwide demand for healthy, fast and functional food, as well as nutritional supplements, that is fueling our growth,” said Steve Kuhnau, Smoothie King’s co-founder and CEO. “We provide products that contribute to the health regimen of our guests, something more important than ever in these stressful times.”
Vacated Goody’s locations snagged by Famous Labels
Las Vegas Discount retailer Famous Labels said late Wednesday it has inked deals with developer Wolford Development to open stores in former Goody’s Family Clothing locations.
The retailer will open 30,000-sq.-ft. stores at Oak Park Town Center in Chattanooga and at Coosa Town Center in Gadsden, Ala. Both stores are slated to open over the summer.
Both power centers, Oak Park Town Center is anchored by Walmart, Marshalls, Old Navy, Office Depot and Petco; Coosa Town Center is anchored by Walmart, TJ Maxx, Old Navy and Petco.
Vietnamese restaurant signs lease at Five Points
Santa Barbara, Calif. Regency Centers announced that it has leased space in Five Points Shopping Center in Santa Barbara to Saigon In & Out Vietnamese Restaurant.
The restaurant has leased 3,000 sq. ft. and is slated to open this summer.
The 144,553-sq.-ft. Five Points center is anchored by Ross Dress for Less, Albertsons and Longs Drug Stores, along with retailers including Petco, Great Earth Vitamins, Starbucks, Massage Envy and Cingular Wireless.