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Window Shopping business briefs for Jan. 16, 2014

Window Shopping business briefs for Jan. 16, 2014
by Brianna Bailey Published: January 16, 2014
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WINDOW SHOPPING

The Tile Shop opens OKC store

Minneapolis-based specialty retailer The Tile Shop has opened its first Oklahoma City store at 2844 NW 63 Street in the French Market Shopping Center, the firm's second Oklahoma location. The Tile Shop opened in Tulsa in November. The 1,900-square-foot Oklahoma City location offers a selection of 4,500 natural stone and tile products. The store also features fully decorated, room-size displays of kitchens, baths, and other spaces within a home. How-to classes are held at the store at 9:30 a.m. each Saturday. Founded in 1995 in Rochester, Minn., The Tile Shop has locations open or stores in development in 30 states.

Sonic adds two breakfast items

Sonic Drive-Ins have added two limited-time breakfast items to menus nationwide — the Salsa Verde Breakfast Burrito and the Salsa Verde Breakfast Toaster sandwich. The Salsa Verde Breakfast Toaster has bacon, salsa verde, eggs, onions and melted American cheese, sandwiched between two slices of Texas toast. The Salsa Verde Breakfast Burrito is composed of the same ingredients, as well as melted cheddar cheese and Sonic Drive-In's signature Tots, wrapped in a warm flour tortilla. Both the toaster and the burrito are finished off with Wholly Avocado — 100 percent Hass avocado from Wholly Guacamole brand guacamole.

Love's to upgrade technology

Love's Travel Stops and Country Stores will install new point-of-sale software and technology from consumer transaction company NCR Corp. in more than 300 locations across 39 states. Traditionally, Love's has replaced a quarter of its point-of-sale devices each year, but decided on a complete refresh of 1,800 devices with greater processing power and screen size. “We believe modernizing our entire point-of-sale solution will make the mission of providing exceptional shopping experiences to our customers that much easier for our associates,” Jim Xenos, vice president of store technology for Love's said in a statement.

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by Brianna Bailey
Business Writer
Brianna Bailey has lived in Idaho, Germany and Southern California, but Oklahoma is her adopted home. She has a bachelor's degree in Journalism from the Univerisity of Oklahoma and has worked at several newspapers in Oklahoma and Southern...
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