2 Starbucks are closing, the Mill Cove location on Bedford Highway and the only 2 year old Woodside location. In addition to the abandoned Halifax Ferry Terminal spot, that makes 3 Starbucks closures this year in Halifax.
FRED will be closing the cafe side of the business on their 11th anniversary (Sept 26th). The salon will continue and eventually move to a smaller space on Agricola
More McRobots are on the way, I have heard most locations in Halifax will have the touch screens by the end of October.
Spirit is taking over the Target in space in Mic Mac for the coming season, meanwhile stores are getting flooded with Halloween gear, and Costco of course is already on Christmas.
The cafe inside the Gottingen St climbing gym Seven Bays is now licensed.