Chain retailers feel enough optimism about consumer demand in 2014 that they continue to up their projected store opening plans, according to the most recent National Retailer Demand Monthly report from RBC Capital Markets. RBC reports that in December, the most recent month for which data is available, retailers in its database, which includes approximately 1.013 million stores, were planning to open 42,099 new stores over the following 12 months and 81,396 stores over the following 24 ... Freemium Content

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