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• The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Dunkin’ Donuts plans to add 250 locations in the city’s metropolitan area by 210, increasing its total store count there from 420 to 670 – or about one store for every 6,000 residents.

Bloomberg reports that Starbucks plans to double its current US store count to some 20,000 locations, with chairman Howard Schultz saying that “the saturation opportunity in the US is not 50 percent there.” Starbucks currently has 8,614 US locations.

• A new Swedish study suggests that fish like salmon that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids may help to protect people who eat it from kidney cancer. However, the findings result with those from another study released earlier this year saying that omega-3 fatty acids do not ward off cancers.

• BJ’s Wholesale Club has opened a new 618,000 square foot distribution center in Uxbridge, Mass., replacing a smaller distribution center located in Franklin, Mass., and “designed to bolster the company's highly efficient supply chain model.”

• CVS announced that it has completed its acquisition of MinuteClinic, which provides in-store health clinic services to retailers. There are currently 91 MinuteClinics in 12 states, 73 of which are within CVS/pharmacy locations. The financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Crain’s Chicago Business reports that McDonald’s is considering offering its breakfast menu all-day, once a new restaurant layout makes it “easier to prepare a wide variety of foods at once.”
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