Tuesday, February 23, 2016
NEW ENGLAND NEWS
Target is opening new stores in Cambridge and at Packard’s Corner, near Boston University, in the coming months, and is actively looking for other sites in Boston....The last three Xpect Discount stores in CT will be closing as of April 1...Market Basket will anchor the South Coast Plaza, the complex that will replace the New Harbour Mall, in Fall River, MA. An 85,000 s/f supermarket is planned, to open in June 2017...Carriagetown Marketplace, Amesbury, MA, was sold to Carriagetown Station, LLC for over $22 million... Krispy Kreme Doughnuts has signed a development agreement with NH Glazed to open 7 new locations, including four in New Hampshire, during the next few years. Currently, Krispy Kreme has about 300 shops in 41 states... Hannaford Supermarkets is expanding its online shopping service. The ME-based retailer recently opened its 25th location with Hannaford To Go. The service is the first of its kind in many regions. After piloting the program successfully in several stores, Hannaford opened 11 additional locations in the past year. The company plans to pursue an aggressive rollout schedule in 2016. Hannaford operates 188 stores in Maine, New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont...Clover Food Lab is developing a restaurant at 160 Federal St. in Boston in a space less than half a mile from Clover’s recently opened brick-and-mortar location at 27 School St. and its Dewey Square food truck spot... Certified Meatball Co. will be opening at 429 West Broadway, South Boston, right next to local favorites Lincoln and Loco and Capo restaurant.