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Report: New Store Opening Announcements Skyrocket in 2021

Coming on the heels of the retail carnage of 2020, Coresight’s report is a welcome sign that perhaps the worst really is over. Announcements for new store openings are up more than 58% over last year. Store closure announcements are almost, but not quite, keeping pace with that figure, and they are down nearly 38% from last year.

Dollar General has announced far more openings than any other retailer and represents more than 20% of all announced openings so far this year, according to Coresight data.

Read the full story at Retail Dive.