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The Yankee Candle Co. has opened its first company-owned retail stores in Canada.
Specialty grocer The Fresh Market reported Wednesday that net income for the second quarter rose to $10.5 million from $6.9 million a year earlier.
Dollar General Corp. reported Tuesday that its second-quarter net income rose 3.5% to $146 million from $141.2 million in the year-ago period.
Japanese fast-fashion giant Uniqlo is set to open its largest global flagship to date, an 89,000-sq.-ft. store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.
Saks Inc.’s Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th announced the addition of five stores for 2012.
Gap announced Monday that it will open its first Banana Republic store in France in Paris in early December.
Subway is testing a cafe concept with an expanded menu and more sophisticated décor in about 15 locations, the Associated Press said.
Supporting continued strength in the luxury sector, Tiffany & Co. reported Friday that profit for the quarter ended July 31 soared 33% to $90 million, from $67.7 million a year earlier.
Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market said Thursday it has turned on 11 rooftop solar installations in Phoenix and Los Angeles.
Sports Authority will open its first S. A. Elite stores outside of Colorado and California in two locations in the Chicago suburbs in November, according to Crain’s Chicago.