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Teen brand sells just one tiny size, some outraged

A popular clothes line targeting teenage girls is drawing customers and criticism for only selling a single size -- small.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 02:44pm EDT

Tags: Brandy Melville, huffington post, size small, Neal Augenstein, body image, fashion industry, teens

The rise of the mom-and-pop shop

Goodbye big, national brands. There's a new mainstream retail market that's popping up in D.C. and across the nation. Why and how small business is succeeding.

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 09:22am EDT

Tags: mom-and-pop shops, restaurants, local, Rachel Nania

Coming to Tysons Galleria: a new font

The Tysons Galleria is home to some of the nation's most upscale retailers Hugo Boss, Cartier, Burberry, Chanel, Coach, Gucci, Saks Fifth Avenue. Its signs don't match its ritz.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 04:52pm EDT

Tags: Tysons Galleria, shopping,

Wal-Mart withdraws plans for Aspen Hill

Wal-Mart has withdrawn its plan to build a supercenter in Aspen Hill, but the landowner said Tuesday it is optimistic other retailers will still find the Montgomery County site of interest.

Tuesday - 08/12/2014, 03:29pm EDT

Tags: Wal-Mart, Aspen Hill,

Under Armour Brand House coming to Georgetown

Another athletic gear purveyor is planting its flag in Georgetown: Under Armour Brand House will open in the former Nathans space at Wisconsin and M street NW.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 03:55pm EST

Tags: Under Armour, clothing, Georgetown, D.C., M Street

Extreme weather hurting Virginia's small businesses

Most Virginia small business owners believe that extreme weather events not just snowstorms are creating negative impacts on their operations and communities, including lost revenue due to closings, property damage and the need for layoffs.

Tuesday - 03/04/2014, 02:32pm EST

Tags: Hobby Works, snow

Lawmakers weigh restrictions on tracking shoppers via Wi-Fi

A bill in Maryland's General Assembly would prohibit Maryland retailers from using consumer cellphone Wi-Fi signals to track their shopping habits, unless merchants post notices at store entrances.

Monday - 02/24/2014, 11:17am EST

Tags: Maryland General Assembly, shopping, WiFi,

Safeway may put itself up for sale

Pleasanton, Calif.-based Safeway Inc., the second-largest grocery store operator in the Washington area, may be sold.

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 06:06pm EST

Tags: safeway, grocery shopping, grocery store,

New food, retail options set to take off at local airports (Photos)

D.C.'s popular Ben's Chili Bowl is just one new option set to open in the coming months for hungry air travelers.

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 12:14pm EST

Tags: Reagan National Airport, Dulles International Airport, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Bens Chili Bowl, Sarah Beth Hensley, Food

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