New Southdale Stores, Bowling Alley Closure, Former Joe Senser’s Spot Filled: West Metro Business Roundup

Are you wondering what businesses are opening or closing in the west metro or otherwise making the news? Here’s your update for August 2012.

The following is a collection of business related articles that recently appeared on Patch sites in EdinaFridley, Golden ValleyHopkinsLake MinnetonkaMaple Grove, Minnetonka, PlymouthRichfield, Southwest MinneapolisShakopee, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Click on the headline to read the full story.

The international chain announced plans to open as many as 59 new restaurants around the Twin Cities in the next five years, with Richfield being a possible location.

Cynthia Ransom has created Cream for a Cause, a company that sells high quality natural skin care products.

The Lyndale favorite is moving to Kingfield.

Wednesday was the last day of business for the St. Louis Park establishment.

Hubert Joly resigned from the position to take over leadership at Best Buy.

The Edina mall will soon be home to Journeys, Wet Seal and Maurices, in addition to several new restaurants.

Mission Animal Hospital opened Monday on Shady Oak Road.

Employees, regular bowlers were 'floored' by imminent end to 'iconic' alley.

About 200 jobs could be moving with My Pillow to Shakopee.

A new grocery store will also occupy site of the former Mason Motors building, although exactly which one has not yet been officially announced.

The new business in Maple Grove opened Aug. 17.

The Eat Shop could open this September in the former Joe Senser's spot in Plymouth.

St. Michael-based J&B Meats has unveiled the No Name Food Truck, which will appear in the DJ's Ace Hardware parking lot Fridays.

A 50th & France branch of the local frozen yogurt business is expected to open in early September.


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