Expansion News: Medicine Shoppe, Rubio's, Steak Escape, Village Inn


St. Louis, Missouri-Medicine Shoppe International hasbegun operating outpatient pharmacies in three hospitals inIndianapolis. -Chain Store Age

Carlsbad, California-Rubio's Baja Grill opened itsfirst franchise store at River Park Center in Fresno, California."The Fresno opening is a milestone for us and marks what wehope will be a long and fruitful partnership between Rubio'sand its franchisees," says Ralph Rubio, company president.-Business Wire

Columbus, Ohio-Escape Enterprises Ltd. has opened itsfirst freestanding Steak Escape restaurant in Ohio. Since thechain's founding, Steak Escape has strictly been a mall-basedquick-service operation. Now, 10 of the 40 Steak Escapes slated toopen this year are planned to be freestanding. The company is alsodeveloping plans to co-brand restaurants with Baskin-Robbins.-Business First

Denver-Family-dining restaurant chain Village Innannounced the launch of the first phase of the most aggressiveexpansion plan in its 43-year history. "In our expansionstrategy, we intend to duplicate the successes we've realizedin markets where we dominate in our segment," says FrankScherer, vice president of Village Inn development. The company islooking to expand in Washington, DC; Indiana; New Jersey; NorthCarolina; Pennsylvania and Virginia. -Nichol &Company

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