Thursday, March 19, 2015
New England Retail News
Jersey Mike’s Subs has awarded 10 restaurants in New England to Mohegan Restaurant (JM Subs) LLC, an entity of Mohegan Holding Company LLC, of the Mohegan Tribe. The Tribe plans to open its first 2 sub shops within the next nine months in Rhode Island and Worcester County in Massachusetts...Shake Shack will open 2 new Boston locations in the next few days, at Legacy Place at Dedham and on Newbury Street. Currently there are 2 Shake Shack locations in Massachusetts, in Harvard Square and in Chestnut Hill...The long-awaited arrival of the opening of University Station happened this month. Target officially opened as one of the development’s anchor stores. University Station is located on University Avenue in Westwood, adjacent to the Rte. 128 MBTA Commuter Rail/Amtrak Station...Nordstrom will open a full-line store in the new regional shopping center being developed by General Growth Properties in Norwalk, Connecticut. The 3-level, 150,000 s/f store is scheduled to open in fall 2018 and will be the company's second in the state. The company opened its first Connecticut store in 1997 at Westfarms Mall in Farmington...Clothing and home accessories retailer Primark will open a 70,000 s/f flagship store in Downtown Crossing in September. The store will be the first in the US for the Dublin-based retailer...Verizon Wireless will open its 4th flagship location this month, an 8,000 s/f store on Boston’s Boylston Street...Bee’s Knees Supply Company will open a two-story, 9,500 s/f location in Allston... Sonic Corp. plans to expand from 4 to 40 restaurants in the Greater Boston area during the next 5 years. Sonic operates 3,517 restaurants in 44 states, including four in Massachusetts.