1. Articles in category: Retail

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    1. 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

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

      Explore GazetteNET (Jul 31 2012)

      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

    4. 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

    5. 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

    6. 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

    7. 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

    8. 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

    9. 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

    10. 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

    11. LUXE Burger Bar scheduled to open site of former Visitor Information Center in Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 7 2012)

      “We’re excited that this building will again have positive activity and will create many new jobs for city residents,” authority Chairman Armando Feliciano said this week in a release. “The project is a good combination of a local developer with a well-established restaurant group from Providence.”

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    12. Silverscape Designs closes store in dowtown Amherst

      Explore GazetteNET (Jun 6 2012)

      he closing of the Amherst store leaves a gap in downtown's north end, one that may be difficult to fill, said Tony Maroulis, executive director of the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce. The building's space limitations make it an unlikely home for a national chain like Gap, he said, but it could house a "mom and pop" retail or service-oriented business.

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      Mentions:   Amherst   Northampton

    13. Springfield Sonic Drive-In opens on Boston Road

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      Springfield Sonic Drive-In opens on Boston Road

      Hurwitz said he and his brother hired 85 people to open the Sonic. There will be some attrition as the crew gets its legs under it, but Hurwitz expects the restaurant will have 65 or 70 employees at any given time.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Holyoke

    14. Former Kollmorgen parcel may help Northampton put another piece into King Street puzzle

      Explore masslive.com (May 30 2012)

      Former Kollmorgen parcel may help Northampton put another piece into King Street puzzle

      With the former Kollmorgen site on King Street spoken for, city planners, developers and real estate brokers are hopeful that the stretch of King from downtown to Damon Road will finally reach its potential.

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      Mentions:   Colvest Group   West Springfield   Springfield

    15. Northampton Volkswagen to move to former Kollmorgen site

      Explore masslive.com (May 21 2012)

      Northampton Volkswagen to move to former Kollmorgen site

      Cosenzi Automotive Realty, which owns Northampton Volkswagen and several other car dealerships under the name TommyCar Auto Group, purchased the former Kollmorgen headquarters at 347 King Street for $1.8 million last Friday. The 5-acre property was on the market for $4 million but sold for less than half of that because of the expense of tearing down and removing the existing building, according to real estate agent Patrick M. Goggins, who brokered the deal. Goggins said there is asbestos and other hazardous materials in the building.

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      Mentions:   Northampton   Greenfield   Kollmorgen

    16. Westfield Rocky's Ace Hardware to host gala reopening Saturday

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      Westfield Rocky's Ace Hardware to host gala reopening Saturday

      Mayor Daniel M. Knapik, who will assist in the re-opening celebration, said “the Falcone family has made a substantial investment in our downtown with this new store as well as ongoing renovation of other property they own here.”

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      Mentions:   Westfield   Daniel M. Knapik

    17. Springfield's Food Zone International Supermarket caters to cuisine curious

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      Springfield's Food Zone International Supermarket caters to cuisine curious

      The store has 50 employees and Ferreira said he tries to make them knowledgeable about the variety of items the store carries. Ferreira said people from surrounding communities are often hesitant to stop at the store because they are unfamiliar with the location or don’t want to come into the city, but once they do visit, they become regular customers.

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      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   The Republican

    18. Holyoke year away from seeing construction begin on Big Y-retail plaza

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      Holyoke year away from seeing construction begin on Big Y-retail plaza

       Construction is set to begin in spring 2013 on a $16 million retail project with a Big Y supermarket set for Lower Westfield Road and Homestead Avenue, officials said.

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      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Holyoke   Westfield

    19. Five Guys Burgers and Fries planned for former B'Shara's restaurant site in West Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 25 2012)

      Five Guys Burgers and Fries planned for former B'Shara's restaurant site in West Springfield

      He anticipates the restaurant, which will seat about 70, will employ around 50 full- and part-time employees.  Zinck opened a Five Guys restaurant in December in Little River Plaza on Route 20 in Westfield, where he said business has been good. A former women’s jewelery salesman, Zinck also owns four other Five Guys franchises. They are in Hanover, Swansea, North Dartmouth and Seekonk, all communities in the eastern part of the state.

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      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Westfield

    20. Holyoke Planning Board approves $16 million retail project including a Big Y supermarket

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      Holyoke Planning Board approves $16 million retail project including a Big Y supermarket

      O’Connell Development Group told city officials the plan is to begin construction this year and have the project open late next year or in 2014, said Kathleen G. Anderson, director of the city Office of Planning and Development.

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      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Kathleen G. Anderson   Holyoke

    21. Big Y’s big savings with new loss-prevention software

      Explore HartfordBusiness.com (Mar 15 2012)

      Springfield food chain Big Y, with stores in Connecticut, has signed with an Atlanta audit-software maker whose system has already shown value speeding the grocer's ability to curb retail "shrinkage.''

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      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Springfield

    22. Area malls welcoming new stores, businesses and changes in 2012

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      Area malls welcoming new stores, businesses and changes in 2012

      "Generally, what's been happening is that malls are trying to be more responsive to their competition, from other stores and the Internet. Most malls now are shifting their focus to becoming entertainment centers," Costanzo said.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Holyoke   The Republican

    23. Mason Square supermarket could be viable, according to CEO who has made urban stores work

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      Mason Square supermarket could be viable, according to CEO who has made urban stores work

      A full-line supermarket complete with fresh fruit and vegetables at reasonable prices could be profitable in the low-income Mason Square neighborhood, according to a man who's built a successful chain of ShopRite supermarkets in inner-city Philadelphia.

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      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Springfield Technical Community College   Stop & Shop

    24. Holyoke Planning Board meeting on $16 million Big Y project postponed

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 29 2012)

      O’Connell Development Group here is planning a commercial project with two buildings and 110,000 square feet of retail that might include a restaurant, bank and other stores, officials said.  Supporters have said the project will benefit the city with 250 jobs, $400,000 a year in property tax revenue and restoring life to a dormant site.

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      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Holyoke   Westfield

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