Retail - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/cat/Retail Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Red Lobster goes vertical on plate to push quality http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58233069-79/lobster-red-fish-lopdrup.html.csp New York • Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it’s getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and stacking the food higher on plates, as is the style at fancier restaurants. The changes mark the latest attempt by the struggling seafood to stop a years-long sales decline as it embarks on a new era. On Monday, Darden Restaurants Inc. said it completed its sale of the chain to investment firm Golden Gate Capital, despite contentious protests from activist invest... New York • Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it’s getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and stacking the food higher on plates, as is the style at fancier restaurants. The changes mark the latest attempt by the struggling seafood to stop a years-long sales decline as it embarks on a new era. On Monday, Darden Restaurants Inc. said it completed its sale of the chain to investment firm Golden Gate Capital, despite contentious protests from activist invest... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58233069@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:35:24 MDT Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar for $8.5 billion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58232458-79/dollar-family-tree-stores.html.csp New York • Dollar Tree is buying rival discounter Family Dollar, giving it a wider reach in the intensifying fight for deal-seeking customers. The $8.5 billion deal will give Dollar Tree more than 13,000 stores in the U.S. and Canada. The current leading discounter, Dollar General Corp., has more than 11,300 stores in the U.S. Dollar stores have struggled as major retailers including Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Kroger have stepped up their courtship of lower-income customers by opening smaller stor... New York • Dollar Tree is buying rival discounter Family Dollar, giving it a wider reach in the intensifying fight for deal-seeking customers. The $8.5 billion deal will give Dollar Tree more than 13,000 stores in the U.S. and Canada. The current leading discounter, Dollar General Corp., has more than 11,300 stores in the U.S. Dollar stores have struggled as major retailers including Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Kroger have stepped up their courtship of lower-income customers by opening smaller stor... 58232458@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:35:01 MDT Smith’s Food & Drug coming to Cottonwood Mall site http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58160829-79/store-smith-mall-cottonwood.html.csp The long-awaited redevelopment of the Cottonwood Mall came closer to realization with Tuesday’s announcement that an all-important grocery store has been secured for the proposed mixed-use project. Smith’s Food & Drug will build a 78,000 square-foot store at the mall’s former site on the southeast corner of 4800 South and Highland Drive, according to Howard Hughes Corp., which owns the 57-acre parcel. “This is a pivotal first step in delivering a vibrant, open-air setting where people will enjo... The long-awaited redevelopment of the Cottonwood Mall came closer to realization with Tuesday’s announcement that an all-important grocery store has been secured for the proposed mixed-use project. Smith’s Food & Drug will build a 78,000 square-foot store at the mall’s former site on the southeast corner of 4800 South and Highland Drive, according to Howard Hughes Corp., which owns the 57-acre parcel. “This is a pivotal first step in delivering a vibrant, open-air setting where people will enjo... 58160829@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 13:10:20 MDT