Gap Announces Global Expansion Plans
July 22, 2014 San Francisco-based Gap Inc. recently announced plans to introduce the Gap brand to Slovenia and Austria through agreements with new and existing franchise partners.
Walmart Expanding Into India
July 22, 2014 Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has added $102.9 million into its Indian wholesale business, according to Reuters.
Famous Brands Inks Deal in the U.A.E.
July 22, 2014 Broomfield, Colo.-based Famous Brands Intl., the parent company of TCBY Yogurt and Mrs. Fields Cookies, signed a new master franchise deal with Dubai-based The Luxury Gourmet Sweets and Candies.
Ross Stores Opens 30 New Locations
July 21, 2014 Dublin, Calif.-based Ross Stores recently announced the June and July openings of 23 Ross Dress for Less and seven dd's DISCOUNTS.
PBteen Opens Arizona Store
July 21, 2014 PBteen, a member of the San Francisco-based Williams-Sonoma Inc.’s portfolio of brands, recently opened a store at Kierland Commons in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Field & Stream Continues Expansion
July 18, 2014 Specialty sporting goods retailer Field & Stream, which is owned and
operated by Pittsburgh-based Dick’s Sporting Goods, continues to expand
its store base with two new locations—in Columbus, Ohio, and Cary, N.C.
The Cheesecake Factory Expands to Mexico
July 18, 2014 Calabasas Hills, Calif.-based The Cheesecake Factory announced that its
licensee in Latin America, Alsea, S.A.B. de C.V., has opened its first
The Cheesecake Factory restaurant in Mexico in the city of Guadalajara,
Big Red Rooster Expands Team
June 25, 2014 Columbus, Ohio-based Big Red Rooster has added 10 new associates, including three senior leaders to support digital experience, strategy and creative direction.