Retail

Panera, Me-N-Ed's to share building in Porterville

Bakery and cafe chain Panera Bread will open its newest Central Valley location later this year in Porterville, sharing space in a new building along with Me-N-Ed's Pizza.

Sal's to implement training in harassment settlement

Sal's Mexican Restaurant and the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission have settled federal charges regarding an alleged incident of sexual harassment.

Sears Outlet to open first store in Fresno

Sears is planning its newest discount store in Fresno this year, leasing out the building on west Shaw Avenue that formerly housed the Direct Buy home furnishings chain.

Owners of two DiCicco’s locations file for bankruptcy

Gregory and Heather Vitucci, owners of two DiCicco’s restaurants, recently filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy protection, according to court documents.

Oakhurst restaurant hosting historic Yosemite dinner

Erna's Eldeberry's House in Oakhurst will be commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Yosemite Grant Act with a special dinner on Sept. 12.

Wet Seal+ Plus stores to open in Clovis, Visalia

Some gift cards and giveaways are lined up for the grand opening of 30 Wet Seal+ Plus locations Aug. 16, including two new clothing stores in Clovis and Visalia.

Sanger 99 Cent store reopening with bargains

The 99 Cents Only Store in Sanger will be celebrating its grand re-opening on Aug. 15 by selling the first customers in line a flat screen TV and George Foreman Grills for only a dollar.

Tulare Family Dollar store closes

A Tulare Family Dollar location closed Monday, an apparent victim of flagging sales.

WinCo locations adding self-checkout stands

Fresno area WinCo stores are slated to add self-checkout stands this month.Fresno’s WinCo Foods locations will soon feature self-checkout stands as the grocery chain rolls out the feature to all of its 93 stores in seven states.

New Dollar General to open in Fresno

Dollar General will celebrate the opening of its new Fresno location at 6459 N. Blackstone Ave. in Fresno at 8 a.m. on Saturday with prizes and special deals.