Retail

New club coming to Fresno's Granite Park

Club Imperio will be opening next week in Fresno's Granite Park.Following a slew of failed nightclubs in Fresno's former Cabo Wabo space over the years, a former general manager is shooting for something bigger and better when he opens Club Imperio in Granite Park on May 16.

Grocery Outlet opens May 22 in downtown Fresno

The Fresno area's fourth Grocery Outlet store is scheduled to open on May 22, filling the vacant space formerly occupied by Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market.

Downtown Fresno restaurateur buys Selland lot

The Cosmopolitan Tavern & Italian Grill was built in 1923 by the Lanfranco family.The Fresno City Council voted today to sell 36,000 square feet of parking lot space at Selland Arena to the owner of the Cosmopolitan restaurant before the nearly century-old downtown building is leveled by high-speed rail.

Melting Pot Restaurant seeks franchisees in Fresno

Known for its selection of fondue dishes, the Melting Pot Restaurants is recruiting franchisees in Fresno as it expands its footprint throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Clovis city council to take up bikini baristas

(AP) — Clovis officials have agreed to review the business license of a coffee shop that features baristas in bikinis.

Deli Delicious franchise expands to Sacramento area

Hadi Hobab and Ali Nekumanesh pose in the Fig Garden Village Deli Delicious location in Fresno. The franchise just expanded to Sacramento.Fresno’s Deli Delicious sandwich shop has come a long way since opening its first shop at Bullard and Blackstone avenues in 1996.

Bravo Farms opens Kettleman City location

The new Bravo Farms location in Kettleman City is now open for business.Bravo Farms owner Jonathan Van Ryn opened his long awaited Kettleman City Bravo Farms location last week.

Walmart growing big, growing small in Fresno

Walmart expects to complete the refurbishing of a former Mervyn’s location in Central Fresno by the summer. The 107,000 square-foot building has been empty for five years.Walmart expects to complete the refurbishing of a former Mervyn’s location in Central Fresno by the summer. The 107,000 square-foot building has been empty for five years.Walmart believes a 107,000 square-foot former Mervyn’s location is a good fit for a Fresno supercenter as it kicks off a multimillion-dollar project to refurbish the interior of the store located at Ashlan and Blackstone avenues for a summer opening.

Bikini-clad baristas brewing up controversy

(AP) — Bikini-clad baristas working at a Clovis coffee shop are brewing up a bit of controversy with some folks upset with their attire.

Maurices opens Fresno store

Maurices, a fast-growing women’s clothing store, has opened a Fresno store in Marketplace at El Paseo, 6599 N. Riverside Drive in Fresno.