Retail News Digest for Sunday, February 27, 2011

Comings and goings: Borders filed for bankruptcy protection on February 16, and is closing at least 200 stores and possibly 75 more.  Here’s a sortable list of the closings from the WSJ. According to the Palm Springs Desert Sun, several more of the few remaining merchants at the derelict Palm Springs Mall are moving, including […]

Retail News Digest for Sunday, February 6, 2011

Comings and goings: hhgregg, an Indianapolis-based electronics and appliance big box retailer, is opening between 35-45 stores in the next fiscal year, entering the Miami, Pittsburgh, and Chicago markets. Moe’s Southwest Grill, an Atlanta-based fast-casual Tex-Mex chain, is planning to double its nationwide units to 800 locations by 2015. Subway is also still growing strong, […]