Starbucks opens three stores in Hanoi
Seattle – Starbucks is opening three new stores in Hanoi, Vietnam. The stores will add to Starbucks’ established Vietnam presence of eight stores in Ho Chi Minh City.
Starbucks opened the first of the three stores on July 23. All three will be located near shopping malls or office buildings. Starbucks is not publicly saying how many stores in Vietnam it ultimately plans to open. The company first entered the Vietnamese market in 2013.
Sam’s Club opens in Oxford, Alabama, July 24
Bentonville, Ark. – Sam’s Club will open a new store in Oxford, Alabama, on July 24. The store will bring 170 jobs to the community
A number of health and wellness services will also be available, including a pharmacy, optical center and hearing aid center.
First TargetExpress store to open Sunday
New York — Target Corp. on Sunday, July 27, will unveil its small-store format, TargetExpress, in Minneapolis.
The 20,000-sq.-ft. store is located on the street level on an apartment building near the University of Minnesota campus and is also close to the retailer’s headquarters.
TargetExpress will carry roughly one-fifth the assortment of a regular Target, and will include school supplies, groceries, household items, home décor and a small electronics section. It will also sell cosmetics and health and pharmacy items, as well as some University apparel.