Michaels to Open 21 Stores
August 28, 2014 Irving, Texas-based The Michaels Cos. Inc. plans to open 21 new Michaels stores in the second half of 2014.
Tiffany Plans New Stores
August 28, 2014 New York-based Tiffany & Co. plans to open 10 company-operated stores before the end of the year.
Newk’s Unveils Smaller-Footprint Store
August 28, 2014 Newk’s Eatery recently debuted a new “Grab-N-Go” concept in the Joseph S. and Theresa R. Bruno Cancer Center at St. Vincent's Health System in Birmingham, Ala., according to FastCasual.com.
Simon, Refinery29 to Launch Pop-Up Concept
August 27, 2014 Indianapolis-based Simon and New York-based Refinery29 will launch “The Shopping Block” experience at six Simon shopping centers in September and October.
Tim Hortons, Burger King Announce Merger
August 26, 2014 Oakville, Ontario, Canada-based Tim Hortons Inc. and Miami-based Burger King Worldwide Inc. recently announced a definitive agreement under which the two companies will create a new global company in the quick service restaurant sector.
Bain Capital Invests in TOMS Shoes
August 26, 2014 Boston-based private-equity firm Bain Capital LLC has agreed to acquire a 50 percent stake in Los Angeles-based TOMS Shoes Inc., according to Reuters.
DLC Opens New Office
July 24, 2014 Toronto, Ontario, Canada-based DLC Inc., a manufacturer of LED products used for store fixtures, is expanding its presence with the addition of a new office in the United States.