A popular clothes line targeting teenage girls is drawing customers and criticism for only selling a single size — small.
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.
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.
Wal-Mart has withdrawn its plan to build a supercenter in Aspen Hill, but the landowner said Tuesday it is optimistic other retailers will still find the Montgomery County site of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.
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.
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.
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.
Pleasanton, Calif.-based Safeway Inc., the second-largest
grocery store operator in the Washington area, may be sold.
D.C.\’s popular Ben\’s Chili Bowl is just one new option set to open
in the coming months for hungry air travelers.
Two new retailers have joined the Merrifield neighborhood of Fairfax County, expanding on the rapidly growing area\’s existing retail offerings.
Downtown Crown, a mixed-use project that will include retail and
nearly 540 apartments, has announced five new tenants for the
development, including a pizza restaurant, a bank and a hair
National retailer Lord & Taylor has stepped up its legal rhetoric over the planned redevelopment of the White Flint Mall in Montgomery County, accusing the mall\’s owners of trying to \”bull rush\” through a lawsuit over the future of the project.
You\’ll have to buy your next holiday ham elsewhere: The planned
Alexandria-area Wegmans will not open in 2014, store officials
Bargain shoe retailer DSW will be among the tenants at the revamped Shops at Georgetown Park, joining T.J. Maxx/Home Goods, H&M, J. Crew and the soon-to-open Pinstripes bowling alley, bar and grill.
This week\’s bad weather is the latest blow to local businesses already dealing with an extra-short Christmas shopping season.