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Pop-up venues provide variety for consumers, cost-efficient space for small businesses

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.

Tuesday - 06/04/2013, 09:26am EDT

Tags: store, Hoai-Tran Bui, Vigilante Coffee, LivingSocial, Tabula Rasa, retal, pop-ups, business owner

D.C. wants to host pop-up retail bazaar at St. Elizabeths

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.

Wednesday - 05/22/2013, 06:52pm EDT

Tags: D.C., st. elizabeths, shopping

50 D.C. retail corridors profiled for potential development, tenants

The list of marketable retail corridors in the District is multiplying.

Wednesday - 05/08/2013, 03:46pm EDT

Tags: D.C., Washington, D.C. Economic Partnershi

D.C. to get its second Trader Joe's

Coming soon to the U Street corridor: D.C.'s second Trader Joe's.

Monday - 04/29/2013, 11:16am EDT

Tags: grocery store, grocery shopping, Trader Joe, U Street

Emotions play a huge role in shopping

Whether online or in a store, shopping and emotions go hand in hand.

Wednesday - 04/24/2013, 06:27am EDT

Tags: shopping, dick uliano, buyers remorse

Wal-Mart proposed as Golden Mile fix

The developers of the Frederick Towne Mall property say building a Wal-Mart is the solution for redeveloping the commercial stretch of U.S. 40 in the city known as the Golden Mile.

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Wal-Mart, Golden Mile, Frederick, shopping,

Will Wheaton Costco ever sell gas?

Pretty soon, shoppers will be showing up at the new Costco in Wheaton. But what's still uncertain is whether the wholesale store will ever sell gasoline.

Tuesday - 04/02/2013, 04:08am EDT

Tags: andrew mollenbeck, Costco, wheaton, shopping

Town of Herndon opposes Loudoun County's first Wawa

Wawa is among the creme de la creme of convenience stores, but Herndon officials aren't thrilled that the chain wants to open its first Loudoun County outpost roughly one-tenth of a mile from the town's border.

Monday - 04/01/2013, 05:03pm EDT

Tags: Wawa, herndon, convenience stores,

Planners hope for retail revival in Towson

Monday - 04/01/2013, 08:01am EDT

Tags: Towson Commons, Towson, shopping,

'Large retailer' bill would require higher wages in D.C.

A D.C. Council bill that would require large retailers to pay higher wages will get a hearing next Wednesday before the Business, Consumer and Regulatory Affairs committee.

Thursday - 03/14/2013, 12:50am EDT

Tags: big box stores

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