Search Tags: retail
New online shopping services are looking to hook you and change the way you buy clothes.
As some local malls struggle to maintain business, others flourish. But is this sustainable? And what is the future of retail in the D.C. area?
National retailer Bloomingdale's is interested in reclaiming its status as an anchor tenant at the White Flint Mall if the aging indoor shopping mall gets converted into an open-air town center.
Discount fashion retailer H&M opens Thursday in Old Town Alexandria, filling a space that has been vacant or under construction since Restoration Hardware closed in January 2012.
It's not hard to spot a pop-up these days. The empty warehouse you pass on your commute is suddenly a vintage clothing store. The abandoned space on the corner is now a hip coffee shop. Whether they're open for one night or one month, one thing can be agreed on -- pop-ups are at the height of cool for consumers. And for retailers, they just make sense.
District officials spent part of their time at the annual Global Retail Real Estate Convention in Las Vegas this week trying to line up retailers for a pop-up event at the St. Elizabeths site this fall.
The list of marketable retail corridors in the District is multiplying.
Coming soon to the U Street corridor: D.C.'s second Trader Joe's.
Whether online or in a store, shopping and emotions go hand in hand.