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2009-01-29 12:47:00

MONTREAL, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Michael Strategies announces a new traffic counting Pilot Project program for qualifying North American retail chains with 50 or more stores.

2008-12-03 10:21:51

Two neighborhoods in Milwaukee should employ a retail system involving a separate form of currency to help promote local spending, supporters say. Community organizers such as Sura Faraj have proposed the creation of unique form of currency that can be used in the city's River West and East Side neighborhoods at local businesses, the Chicago Tribune said Wednesday. Faraj said the purpose of the locally printed funds would be to encourage spending at local businesses instead of retail chain...

2008-10-08 12:00:16

After more than a year of extensive research and development, Chain Store Guide, the authority in retail and restaurant data, has launched a totally redesigned web destination, www.ChainStoreGuide.com.

2008-08-02 00:00:22

By Rick Stouffer It hasn't been a good week for U.S. retailers and restaurants. Within the last seven days, one department store chain, Reading- based Boscov's, was forced to deny reports it soon would file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, while another chain, Mervyn's, filed for Chapter 11.

2008-07-29 18:00:51

Major retailers are closely watching a measure in San Francisco that would ban pharmacies from selling cigarettes, The Wall Street Journal said Tuesday.

2008-07-29 15:00:54

QSR magazine, a business-to-business publication for food service executives and operators, has released the 2008 edition of The QSR 50, its annual ranking of chains in the limited-service restaurant segment.

2008-06-25 03:02:35

By Charles, Gemma FooGo, a premium convenience food company, is launching an assault on the retail sector with the roll-out of a chain of 40 stores across the UK.

2008-04-16 06:00:32

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Pharmaceutical industry industry is available in its catalogue.

2008-02-29 15:00:26

The 500 largest U.S. restaurant chains registered slower growth rates, posting 5.1 percent annual sales growth in 2007. According to data released today by Technomic Inc., in its annual reporting on the top U.S. restaurant chains, the leading foodservice consultancy found that U.S.

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