1. Articles in category: Retail

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    1. Monson gets ready to welcome Upper Crust Bakery, Tea & Coffee Shop

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 26 2013)

      Monson gets ready to welcome Upper Crust Bakery, Tea & Coffee Shop

      The Upper Crust Bakery, Tea & Coffee Shop, which is poised to open on Main Street in March, is among the types of businesses suggesting subtle change is afoot.According to owner Susanne Gendron, Upper Crust will be a place where people can gather to enjoy art, music, home-baked goods, tea and fair-trade organic coffee – coffee produced by farmers whose growing techniques and work environments are more wholesome and fair for the farmer and the product.

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      Mentions:   Amherst   Northampton   Easthampton

    2. B'Shara's opens a new restaurant in Springfield, has moved into catering and golf-course food service

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 25 2013)

      He said smaller restaurants, such as Boulevard, and catering operations such as the golf courses are the way of the future for his industry. It's hard for a small business to compete with the big chain restaurants who have money and time to get liquor licenses and run big television advertising campaigns.

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      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Westfield

    3. Friendly's restaurant chain reinvents itself

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      Friendly's restaurant chain reinvents itself

      WILBRAHAM, Mass. -- The Friendly's restaurant chain is emerging from a rough period in company history with a new image, a revamped menu and a new attitude.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican   Friendly's Ice Cream Corporation

    4. Friendly's Ice Cream draws from past successes as it looks to future of restaurant chain

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 28 2013)

      Friendly's Ice Cream draws from past successes as it looks to future of restaurant chain

      Friendly’s has already renovated 10 of its 114 company and 247 franchised restaurants. At the same time introducing a significantly revamped new menu in the process. Employees all had to re-interview and be rehired for their jobs and had to be retrained with an eye toward faster service and a cleaner, more pleasant restaurant.

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      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Western New England University   Springfield

    5. Construction at Walmart in Westfield headed toward fall completion

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 30 2012)

      Construction at Walmart in Westfield headed toward fall completion

      The expansion will allow Walmart to establish additional sales areas, parking and access and a new loading dock. The chain will add an expanded grocery section to the store.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Westfield

    6. West Springfield License Commission OKs Lyons Package Store liquor license transfer to Costco

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 28 2012)

      West Springfield License Commission OKs Lyons Package Store liquor license transfer to Costco

      The License Commission has approved the transfer of the all-alcohol license held by Lyons Package Store Inc. to Costco Wholesale Inc., which will use it to sell spirits from an addition to its store in the Riverdale Street shopping center.

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      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Westfield

    7. Friendly's Ice Cream taps Regan for public relations work

      Explore bizjournals (Dec 6 2012)

      Friendly's Ice Cream taps Regan for public relations work

      Friendly's Ice Cream LLC has hired Boston-based Regan Communications to handle the struggling restaurant chain's public relations moving forward, the agency said on Wednesday.

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      Mentions:   Friendly's Ice Cream Corporation

    8. Big Y celebrates Enfield store renovations

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 5 2012)

      Big Y celebrates Enfield store renovations

      Headquartered in Springfield, Mass., Big Y is one of the largest independently owned supermarket chains in New England. Big Y operates 64 locations throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts with more than 10,000 employees.

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      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Springfield

    9. New Chrysler dealership to open on Damon Road in Northampton

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 8 2012)

      New Chrysler dealership to open on Damon Road in Northampton

      The site already features a 150-vehicle lot and a building with seven bays and an office room. Troiano said he plans to make few physical changes other than painting the facility in Chrysler colors. He has already begun advertising for employees. By the time he opens in January, Troiano plans to have about 20 workers on site, but he eventually hopes to double that number.

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      Mentions:   Northampton   Kollmorgen

    10. Don Muller Gallery in downtown Northampton sold to Maya MacLachlan

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 1 2012)

      Don Muller Gallery in downtown Northampton sold to Maya MacLachlan

      MacLachlan, 37, studied art history at the University of Massachusetts before her 12-year tenure at the gallery and has been able to hit the ground running. She knows the artists, the customers and what makes the gallery so special.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Northampton

    11. Hobby Lobby to open at Holyoke Mall

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Oct 25 2012)

      Hobby Lobby to open at Holyoke Mall

      Holyoke Mall General Manager Bill Rogalski told 22News that construction on the Hobby Lobby store will begin this fall.

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      Mentions:   Holyoke

    12. Northampton Brewery celebrates 25 years

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 18 2012)

      Northampton Brewery celebrates 25 years

      Twenty-five years is a long time for a business, especially one in a market as competitive as the Northampton one, so it's a great point of pride that the Northampton Brewery will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a huge bash on Sept. 30.

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      Mentions:   Northampton

    13. Holyoke Big Y project still set for construction to begin in spring and take 7 months

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 3 2012)

      Holyoke Big Y project still set for construction to begin in spring and take 7 months

      It might not seem like it, but the term “on schedule” applies to a planned $16 million retail project with a Big Y supermarket set for Lower Westfield Road and Homestead Avenue, an official said.

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      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Holyoke   Westfield

    14. Northampton's Bakery Normand, a beloved downtown landmark for 33 years, to close Sept. 1

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 16 2012)

      Northampton's Bakery Normand, a beloved downtown landmark for 33 years, to close Sept. 1

      After 33 years in Northampton, Robert and Patricia Normand will close their bakery at 192 Main Street at the end of this month to "imagine what other goals, what other challenges, might await us," according to the couple's website.

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      Mentions:   Northampton

    15. Gaining Ground | BusinessWest

      Explore BusinessWest (Aug 14 2012)

      Gaining Ground | BusinessWest

      The Frankenstein will be among many new menu items, including a host of burger concoctions, that area residents will soon have to sort through, as a new and different type of business competition (no, not casinos) unfolds in Greater Springfield.

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      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Holyoke

    16. Fixing Friendly’s | BusinessWest

      Explore BusinessWest (Aug 14 2012)

      Fixing Friendly’s | BusinessWest

      In many ways, he compares his current undertaking — which he said others have described succinctly with the two-word phrase “fixing Friendly’s” — to one of his first assignments with the Boston-based fast-casual bakery and café chain known as Au Bon Pain (later to be renamed Panera Bread Co.), close to 15 years ago.

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    17. Spoleto plans move from Main Street to 'gateway of downtown Northampton'

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      Spoleto plans move from Main Street to 'gateway of downtown Northampton'

      The anticipated move of Spoleto from 50 Main St. to 1 Bridge St., the current location of Paradise City Tavern, will occur as soon as practical, said William Collins, chief operating officer of the Spoleto Restaurant Group. It operates both restaurants and owns the Bridge Street property.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Northampton

    18. New Friendly's CEO John Maguire wants chain to get back to basics | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 29 2012)

      New Friendly's CEO John Maguire wants chain to get back to basics | masslive.com

      Friendly’s future is going to look a lot like its past – its distant past – according to new CEO John M. Maguire.

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      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Western New England University   Springfield

    19. A first look at Max Burger, Longmeadow's brand-new "better burger" restaurant

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 23 2012)

      A first look at Max Burger, Longmeadow's brand-new "better burger" restaurant

      The restaurant is decorated with a bovine theme, reflecting Max Burger's emphasis on beef - all-natural Angus, sourced from humanly raised animals. But the menu features much more: you'll also find turkey, chicken, shrimp, tuna, portobello mushrooms and a vegetarian quinoa burger between a bun.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    20. ALDI discount grocery store wins permit to open facility off Riverdale Street in West Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 18 2012)

      ALDI discount grocery store wins permit to open facility off Riverdale Street in West Springfield

      Planning Board members encouraged the two parties to negotiate with each other, something Goldberg said came to nothing. He accused Developers Diversified Realty, which was not represented at Wednesday’s Planning Board meeting and which rents space to a Stop and Shop supermarket, of trying to “sabotage” plans for the ALDI. There were no representatives of the Ohio company at Wednesday’s Planning Board meeting.

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      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield

    21. Lia Auto Group hopes to open Kia dealership on King Street in Northampton

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 17 2012)

      The Kia dealership will be built on the site formerly occupied by Agway at 263 King St. The showcase building will be similar to those at the Honda and Toyota facilities. Lia said there will be new jobs for some 15 people at Kia and that the number could grow to 25.

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      Mentions:   Northampton   Kollmorgen

    22. A big donation from Big Y

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Jul 16 2012)

      A big donation from Big Y

      The Children’s Museum at Holyoke has received a big donation from Big Y.

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      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Chicopee   Holyoke

    23. Greenfield car delearships to get new building, add jobs

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      Greenfield car delearships to get new building, add jobs

      Ford and Toyota of Greenfield is planning to replace its current one-story brick building with a structure twice the size by the end of next year, The Recorder reports. The new building's size is expected to be between 33,000 and 35,000 square feet, with 22,000 square feet dedicated for parts and service.The current building totals about 17,000 square feet.

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      Mentions:   Greenfield   The Republican

    24. Big Y and other supermarkets push again for an end to item price tags

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 9 2012)

      Big Y and other supermarkets push again for an end to item price tags

      Claire M. D’Amour-Daley, Big Y spokeswoman, said the operative word in the state law is “supermarket.” Other retailers that might sell the same thing don’t have to go to the trouble of putting individual stickers on those same items.

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      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Springfield   The Republican

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