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Mar 14, 2019
Banner to Remodel Nearly 100 Stores in 2 States
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive

Ahold Delhaize and Food Lion announced last week that change is coming for 92 Food Lion stores in North and South Carolina. The company is making a capital investment of more than $150M, much of which will go towards remodeling […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

Mar 11, 2019
Family Dollar: 390 Closings, 200 Re-Banners, 1K Remodels
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive

When last we checked in with Dollar Tree Inc. and its Family Dollar challenges, we reported that Dollar Tree seemed poised and very much needed to get serious about the issue given the extent of the problem and the heat […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

Mar 11, 2019
Papa John’s and John Schnatter Make Nice
Restaurant & Foodservice CSG Exclusive

John Schnatter and the company he founded, Papa John’s, have been at odds for more than a year, but it looks like both sides are finally ready to get past their issues. In that time, Schnatter has resigned as CEO […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

Mar 11, 2019
Breaking Down 6,000 Store Closings
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive

It’s been quite the couple of weeks for store-closing announcements. In the figure below, we’ve tracked the majority of retail store closings (20+ units) that have been announced for the year to date. Apparel and shoe stores comprise more than […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

Mar 11, 2019
Foot Locker Won the Fourth Quarter and Kept Going
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive

Analysts expected Foot Locker Inc. to deliver same store sales in the neighborhood of 4.5% for the final quarter of 2018 when the shoe retailer released its earnings report a few weeks ago. Four-and-a-half percent growth is impressive in anyone’s […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…


Feb 27, 2019
The Latest News in Opening and Closings
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
Feb 27, 2019
Target Takes a New Approach to 3rd Party Online
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
Feb 27, 2019
Home Depot & Lowes: Graphing the Results
Home Center & Hardware CSG Exclusive
Feb 26, 2019
Five Potential Dine Brands Acquisitions
Restaurant & Foodservice CSG Exclusive
Feb 25, 2019
Four Pizza Concepts Ready to Expand
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
Feb 25, 2019
AI in the Drive-Thru
Retail & Food Technology CSG Exclusive
Feb 22, 2019
Taking Stock of Store Closings
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
Feb 14, 2019
Jan 30, 2019
Lowe’s Partners with the NFL
Home Center & Hardware CSG Exclusive
Jan 30, 2019
Loads of Leadership Changes in the Last 10 Days
Restaurant & Foodservice CSG Exclusive
Jan 30, 2019
Jan 29, 2019
A Whole Lot More Dry Goods from Von Maur in 2019
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
Jan 28, 2019
Domino’s Digital Round Up
Retail & Food Technology CSG Exclusive
Jan 25, 2019
Sprouts & Lucky’s Lead the Way: 2018 Specialty Growth
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
Jan 24, 2019
Dollar General to go Big Again in 2019
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
Jan 8, 2019
Breaking News: Sears Lives to Fight another Day
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
Dec 31, 2018
Dec 26, 2018
UNTUCKit Shooting for $600 Million, Doubled Stores
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
Dec 26, 2018
Bought & Sold: Recent Restaurant Deals
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
Dec 21, 2018
Do It Best Corp.: Buyer Shuffle
Home Center & Hardware CSG Exclusive
Dec 21, 2018
Applebee’s Acquires 69 Restaurants
Restaurant & Foodservice CSG Exclusive
Dec 21, 2018
Hollywood Feed & Bentley’s: Store Growth Spotlight
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
Dec 21, 2018
Sprouts CEO Exiting on a Positive Note
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
Nov 12, 2018
Dollar Tree: Time to Get Serious about Family Dollar
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
Oct 25, 2018
McDonald’s Tries to Take Back Breakfast with Big Debut
Restaurant & Foodservice CSG Exclusive
Oct 24, 2018
AT&T to Open 1,000 New Retail Stores by 2019
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
Oct 23, 2018
Michael Kors Acquires Versace, Gets New Name
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
Oct 23, 2018
Self-Checkout Survey Results
Retail & Food Technology CSG Exclusive
Oct 23, 2018
Advanced Auto Parts Next in Line at Walmart.com
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
Oct 22, 2018
BJ’s Opens Its Doors to Non-Members
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
Sep 27, 2018
American Eagle to Open Scores of aerie Stores
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
Sep 26, 2018
Inspire Brands to Add Sonic to Its Map
Restaurant & Foodservice CSG Exclusive
Sep 24, 2018
Keeping Up with Publix
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
Aug 30, 2018
Aug 30, 2018
Orchard Supply Hardware Going Out of Business
Home Center & Hardware CSG Exclusive
Aug 30, 2018
Oath Pizza Inks Deal with Aramark, Poised for Growth
Restaurant & Foodservice CSG Exclusive
Aug 29, 2018
Walmart.com Expands Brand Offerings via Moosejaw
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
Aug 27, 2018
Wendy’s Creates a Digital Experience Organization
Retail & Food Technology CSG Exclusive
Aug 27, 2018
Kroger Eliminating Plastic Bags
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
Aug 27, 2018
Target Joins Walmart in Setting Sales Records
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
Jul 30, 2018
Ranking the Top 10 Clothing Stores in the US
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
Jul 27, 2018
Walmart’s Big Health and Wellness Hire
Drug & HBC CSG Exclusive
Jul 26, 2018
Mediterranean/Middle Eastern Concepts We Like
Restaurant & Foodservice CSG Exclusive
Jul 26, 2018
Home Depot Expands Online Fulfillment with Lockers
Home Center & Hardware CSG Exclusive
Jul 25, 2018
Party City to Extend Some of Its 250 Short Term Leases
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
Jul 24, 2018
Walmart and Microsoft Dig Deeper vs Amazon
Retail & Food Technology CSG Exclusive
Jul 23, 2018
Walmart: Same Day Delivery across US in 5 Years
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
Jun 28, 2018
Breaking News: Amazon Trumps CVS Rollout
Drug & HBC CSG Exclusive
Jun 28, 2018
Changes at Chipotle: More Energy, More Fun, Fewer Stores
Restaurant & Foodservice CSG Exclusive
Jun 27, 2018
Top 10 Hardware Retailers – 2018 Edition
Home Center & Hardware CSG Exclusive
Jun 27, 2018
Five Below Adding 125 Stores as Growth Continues
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
Jun 27, 2018
PacSun and Eddie Bauer Find a New Home – Of Sorts
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
Jun 25, 2018
Ahold Delhaize Launches Peapod Digital Labs
Retail & Food Technology CSG Exclusive
Jun 25, 2018
10 Years of Growth and Counting: Sprouts Opens #300
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
Jun 25, 2018
Discounter Growing Store Count by 20% per Year
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
Mar 28, 2018
Fast-Casual Pizza Winners Continue to Grow
Restaurant & Foodservice CSG Exclusive
Nov 27, 2017
Sheetz v. Wawa: The Tale of the Tape
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
Nov 1, 2017
Walgreens to Close 600 Stores
Drug & HBC CSG Exclusive
Nov 1, 2017
The Hardware Market in Houston
Home Center & Hardware CSG Exclusive
Nov 1, 2017
Ranking the Top Department Stores
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
Nov 1, 2017
Finger Linking Good: Restaurant Growth Report
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
Nov 1, 2017
Retail POS Software Survey Results
Retail & Food Technology CSG Exclusive
Nov 1, 2017
Specialty Grocers: Charting 2017 Growth
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
Sep 29, 2017
Sep 28, 2017
Top Hardware Buying/Marketing Groups Ranked
Home Center & Hardware CSG Exclusive
Sep 27, 2017
Mapping Lidl’s Expansion – Week by Week
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
Sep 26, 2017
Foodservice POS Software Survey Results
Retail & Food Technology CSG Exclusive
Sep 25, 2017
Amazon Locker Names: The Top Ten List
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
Sep 25, 2017
Friends of Amazon: C-Stores and Supermarkets
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
Sep 25, 2017
Mapping the Amazon Locker Footprint
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
Sep 25, 2017
Bon-Ton Struggles: Time to Ditch the Amazon Lockers?
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
Aug 24, 2017
At Fiscal Year End, Is Ruby Tuesday Ready to Sell?
Restaurant & Foodservice CSG Exclusive
Aug 23, 2017
Twenty Companies Opening 80+ Stores This Year
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
Aug 22, 2017
Retail POS Hardware Survey Results
Retail & Food Technology CSG Exclusive
Aug 21, 2017
Retailer Adding Stores as Many Reduce Footprint
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
Aug 21, 2017
Lidl Moves into VA: Here’s a Look at the Location
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
Aug 16, 2017
Breaking News: Mapping Joe’s Crab Shack 40+ Closures
Restaurant & Foodservice CSG Exclusive
Jul 28, 2017
CSG’s 2017 Chain Drugstore Rankings
Drug & HBC CSG Exclusive
Jul 27, 2017
Chain Growth Report: Chicken Rules the Roost
Restaurant & Foodservice CSG Exclusive
Jul 27, 2017
CSG’s 2017 Farm & Home Retailer Rankings
Home Center & Hardware CSG Exclusive
Jul 26, 2017
Commercial Space Needed: Beauty Brands on the Move
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
Jul 26, 2017
CSG Apparel Retailer Rankings
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
Jul 24, 2017
Mapping PetSmart’s Growth after Chewy Acquisition
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
Jul 24, 2017
Summer of Lidl: Opening Wave Hits the East Coast
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
Jun 30, 2017
Quest and Walmart to Trial In-Store Labs
Drug & HBC CSG Exclusive
Jun 28, 2017
Exclusive: Another Month’s Worth of New Tenants
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
Jun 28, 2017
rue21, Macy’s & More: Charting 3,600+ Closings
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
Jun 27, 2017
Retail POS Printer Survey (2017)
Retail & Food Technology CSG Exclusive
Jun 22, 2017
Retail is NOT Dead
SmartData CSG Exclusive
Jun 16, 2017
Breaking News: Amazon & Whole Foods Redraw the Map
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
May 25, 2017
Exclusive: 2017 Hardware & Building Supply Rankings
Home Center & Hardware CSG Exclusive
May 24, 2017
New Apparel Listings: The Antidote to Store Closings
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
May 24, 2017
New Restaurant Tenant Leads
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
May 23, 2017
Marsh Supermarkets: Mapping the Decline
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
May 23, 2017
2017 Retail Payment Peripheral Survey
Retail & Food Technology CSG Exclusive
May 22, 2017
Exclusive: NY/LA Discount & Dollar Store Market Share
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
Apr 28, 2017
Walgreens Adds NYX Cosmetics
Drug & HBC CSG Exclusive
Apr 27, 2017
Panera, Popeyes and More: Major Deals to Date
Restaurant & Foodservice CSG Exclusive
Apr 27, 2017
Exclusive: Full NY Metro Hardware Market Share
Home Center & Hardware CSG Exclusive
Apr 26, 2017
Commercial Space Needed: Restaurant Growth Chains
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
Apr 26, 2017
Stage Stores, Inc.: Gordmans Added to the Mix
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
Apr 24, 2017
Exclusive: Full NY Metro Grocery Market Share
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
Mar 31, 2017
Mar 29, 2017
JCPenney: Interactive Store-Closings Map
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
Mar 29, 2017
Mar 28, 2017
2017 Restaurant Hardware Survey Results
Retail & Food Technology CSG Exclusive
Feb 23, 2017
Lumber Liquidators: $5M Loss Marks Progress
Home Center & Hardware CSG Exclusive
Feb 22, 2017
Payless: Store Counts and Closings
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
Feb 22, 2017
Aldi: 1,300 Remodels and 400 New Stores on Tap
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
Feb 21, 2017
2017 Restaurant Software Survey Results
Retail & Food Technology CSG Exclusive
Feb 20, 2017
Whole Foods: Charting the Challenge
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
Feb 20, 2017
Targeting Top Card & Gift Shops
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
Jan 30, 2017
Jan 26, 2017
Paint Stores by the Numbers
Home Center & Hardware CSG Exclusive
Jan 26, 2017
Freshii’s Plans of Growth
Restaurant & Foodservice CSG Exclusive
Jan 25, 2017
Specialty Supermarket Expansion by the Numbers
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
Jan 25, 2017
Holidays Unkind to Department Stores
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
Jan 24, 2017
2017 Tabletop Tablet Survey Results
Retail & Food Technology CSG Exclusive
Jan 23, 2017
BJ’s Moves into SC: Here’s a Look at the Location
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
Jan 20, 2017
Store Growth Projections for the Natural/Organic Segment
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
Dec 29, 2016
A Good Year at e.l.f.
Drug & HBC CSG Exclusive
Dec 29, 2016
Farm & Home: Top Stores of 2016
Home Center & Hardware CSG Exclusive
Dec 28, 2016
Caleres Tries Allen Edmonds on for Size
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
Dec 28, 2016
First Look at the Latest Retail Technology Data
Retail & Food Technology CSG Exclusive
Dec 28, 2016
PetSmart Testing a New, Smaller Footprint
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
Dec 21, 2016
The Ten Largest Discounters in 2016
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
Dec 21, 2016
Whole Foods Partnering with Local Restaurants
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
Nov 25, 2016
Bartell Drugs Signs on with Amazon
Drug & HBC CSG Exclusive
Nov 24, 2016
Westlake Ace Hardware: Corp. Funds Fuel Growth
Home Center & Hardware CSG Exclusive
Nov 24, 2016
Street-Level View: Domino’s and Pizza Hut Franchisees
Restaurant & Foodservice CSG Exclusive
Nov 23, 2016
Targeting Fast-Growing Sandwich Chains
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
Nov 23, 2016
Ranking the Top Family and Children’s Retailers
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
Nov 21, 2016
Foodservice POS: Breaking Down the Hardware
Retail & Food Technology CSG Exclusive
Nov 21, 2016
Tractor Supply Plans for Petsense Growth
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
Nov 21, 2016
Wegmans Move into Raleigh, NC by the Numbers
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
Oct 28, 2016
Oct 27, 2016
Orchard Supply Hardware Heads East
Home Center & Hardware CSG Exclusive
Oct 27, 2016
Franchise Focus: The Top Burger King Franchisees
Restaurant & Foodservice CSG Exclusive
Oct 26, 2016
Bass Pro Shop’s Cabela’s Acquisition by the Numbers
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
Oct 26, 2016
Franchise Focus: Pizza Hut’s Top Franchisees
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
Oct 25, 2016
Click-and-Collect: Analyzing the Top 10 Grocery Chains
Retail & Food Technology CSG Exclusive
Oct 24, 2016
Walmart Building Plans Reflect Ecommerce Focus
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
Oct 21, 2016
The Shape of Supervalu after Save-A-Lot
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
Sep 30, 2016
Pharmacy Same-Store Sales Tracker
Drug & HBC CSG Exclusive
Sep 29, 2016
Five Fast-Casual Poke Concepts to Watch
Restaurant & Foodservice CSG Exclusive
Sep 29, 2016
“Lackluster” Summer for Lowe’s
Home Center & Hardware CSG Exclusive
Sep 28, 2016
Top 5 North American Candy Retailers
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
Sep 28, 2016
Sears Holdings: Closings Continue
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
Sep 27, 2016
Subway’s Summer of Technology
Retail & Food Technology CSG Exclusive
Sep 26, 2016
Lidl and Aldi Look Ahead
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
Sep 26, 2016
Toys R Us: Renewed Prosperity for American Girl?
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
Aug 31, 2016
The Halal Guys Nationwide Expansion by the Numbers
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
Aug 26, 2016
Aug 25, 2016
Record Sales for The Home Depot
Home Center & Hardware CSG Exclusive
Aug 25, 2016
Fast Pizza and Once-Cool Casual Midway through the Year
Restaurant & Foodservice CSG Exclusive
Aug 24, 2016
Alex and Ani: Positive Energy Fuels Growth
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
Aug 22, 2016
Wal-Mart Goes Big with Jet.com Acquisition
Retail & Food Technology CSG Exclusive
Aug 22, 2016
GameStop Doubles Down on AT&T
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
Aug 22, 2016
Target Struggles – in Grocery and Elsewhere
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
Jul 28, 2016
Jul 28, 2016
Hardware in Cedar Rapids: Why You Should Care
Home Center & Hardware CSG Exclusive
Jul 28, 2016
Another Florida Concept with Expansion Plans
Restaurant & Foodservice CSG Exclusive
Jul 27, 2016
Market Share in Sheboygan
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
Jul 27, 2016
Jul 26, 2016
Walmart Pay, Thunder Bay and the Future of Payment Processing
Retail & Food Technology CSG Exclusive
Jul 22, 2016
East Coast Shakeup
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
Jul 22, 2016
Consolidation in the Pet-Store Space
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
Jun 24, 2016
CVS: A Pharmacy that Cares about Health
Drug & HBC CSG Exclusive
Jun 23, 2016
Taking Stock of the Big Chains
Home Center & Hardware CSG Exclusive
Jun 23, 2016
Breaking Down Barbecue
Restaurant & Foodservice CSG Exclusive
Jun 22, 2016
Ralph Lauren Corporation and the Factory Outlet Scene
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
Jun 22, 2016
When the Outlet Comes to Town – Taking Stock
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
Jun 21, 2016
QSR Mobile App Functionality at a Glance
Retail & Food Technology CSG Exclusive
Jun 20, 2016
Five Below – and Rising
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
Jun 20, 2016
A Loaf of Bread, a Gallon of Milk and a Urine Sample
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
May 27, 2016
May 26, 2016
Gloom and Doom at Sears and Kmart
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
May 26, 2016
Blaze-ing through the Numbers
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
May 26, 2016
Digging into Jersey Mike’s
Restaurant & Foodservice CSG Exclusive
May 26, 2016
Lowe’s + Rona: The Shape of the Industry after the Deal
Home Center & Hardware CSG Exclusive
May 24, 2016
Amazon’s Prime Time Is Now
Retail & Food Technology CSG Exclusive
May 23, 2016
Catching Up with Amazon
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
May 23, 2016
Goodbye Texas, So Long Iowa: The Fresh Market Looks East
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
Apr 29, 2016
CVS + Curbside: Please Stay Seated
Drug & HBC CSG Exclusive
Apr 28, 2016
State of the Restaurant Industry
Restaurant & Foodservice CSG Exclusive
Apr 28, 2016
Apr 27, 2016
New Starbucks Covering Full Range of Sizes
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
Apr 27, 2016
Tough Times for Teen Retailers of the Past
Apparel & Department CSG Exclusive
Apr 26, 2016
Big Pizza and the Digital Order
Retail & Food Technology CSG Exclusive
Apr 25, 2016
Are Dollars Opening Up In Your Town?
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
Apr 25, 2016
Kroger market share across the country
Grocery & Convenience CSG Exclusive
Mar 24, 2016
Gator: Tenants & Facilities Leads
Commercial Real Estate CSG Exclusive
Mar 22, 2016
CSG’s Gator: Cutting through the Data Clutter
Restaurant & Foodservice CSG Exclusive
Mar 22, 2016
Gator: Small Bites out of Big Data
SmartData CSG Exclusive