Store Opening Plans Increase Slightly Year-to-Date

Store Opening Plans Increase Slightly Year-to-Date

U.S. chain retailers continue to benefit from improving consumer confidence and lower savings rates, according to the June 2014 National Retailer Demand Monthly report from RBC Capital Markets. RBC researchers report that retailers in their database plan to open 77,645 new stores in the next two years, representing a 1.0 percent increase in opening plans from year-end 2013. The figure is down 1.2 percent from June of last year. (This month, RBC Capital Markets el

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