Thursday, September 22, 2016
New England Retail News
The biggest New Hampshire State Liquor Store ever opened in Nashua last month. The 33,000 s/f store offers over 7,000 kinds of wine and hard liquor...Electric car maker Tesla Motors already has a store at Prudential Center in Boston, but plans to move to newer space on the ground floor of the new tower at 888 Boylston St. by the end of the year.. Cosi, the Boston-based restaurant chain, fired its CEO amid declining sales, continuing losses and a declining share price. The company has 76-company-owned and 31 franchisee-owned stores in 16 states...The closing of the Howard Johnson restaurant in Bangor, ME this month leaves only 1 restaurant in a chain that once numbered more than 800. Howard Deering Johnson started the business in 1925, when he inherited a soda fountain outside Boston. That evolved into a chain of restaurants featuring comfort food and 28 flavors of ice cream. The remaining restaurant is in Lake George, NY... Buffalo Wild Wings is opening at the Pheasant Lane Mall in Nashua next month, its 5th NH location. Buffalo Wild Wings runs about 1,200 restaurants globally...New Balance’s real estate arm will start construction soon on its 295-unit apartment building and the Boston Celtics’ new practice facility in Brighton. All three projects are part of Boston Landing, NB Development Group’s 15-acre, mixed-use development that includes the brand’s new global headquarters. Five new eateries will also open at Boston Landing next spring or early summer, including Seaport Grill. Names of the other restaurants were not disclosed.