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Ross Stores’ expansion plans on track

As other retailers make headlines for store closings, Ross Stores’ 2014 expansion plans remain on track. The off-price retailer has already opened 30 Ross Dress for Less and seven dd’s Discounts stores in 14 different states, and there’s more to

PetSmart expands store growth plans

PetSmart plans to open 70 net new stores, which includes approximately 50 of its standard prototypes, 20 micro stores and three PetsHotels. That’s 10 more than last year, during which the largest specialty pet retailer of services and supplies also

New produce-focused grocer coming to the area

September 08, 2013 • By Georgina Gustin A new grocery chain aims to build as many as 10 new stores in the St. Louis area — and is banking on a big appetite for fruits and vegetables. Fresh Thyme Farmers

Ulta Beauty plans 12 stores in DDR malls

SEPTEMBER 16, 2013 | BY DAN BERTHIAUME Bolinbrook, Ill. – Ulta Beauty will open 12 new stores in DDR shopping centers by year-end 2013. The stores will open in DDR shopping centers in the towns of Salisbury, Md., Charlotte, N.C.,

PetSmart Announces Second Quarter 2013 Results

Total Sales up 5.3%; Comp Sales of 3.4%; Earnings up 25% to $0.89 per Share PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 21, 2013– PetSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) today reported earnings of $0.89per share, up 25% compared to $0.71 per share in the second quarter