Category Archives: Retail

Loyal Tap launches local business app in Frederick.

FREDERICK, Md. — Loyal App, a Frederick-based technology company, has launched an app that is targeted toward promoting small business in the downtown district. Founded in 2014, Loyal Tap is a mobile loyalty solution that taps into what it means to be a ...

DriveTime traveling to Tempe with award, 650 new hires.

TEMPE, Ariz. – DriveTime Automotive Group, the largest used car dealership in the United States, has plans to hire 650 employees within the year after moving to its new headquarters in Tempe from Phoenix. DriveTime jobs will include IT, analysis, human ...

Ross Dress For Less opening in Salina.

SALINA, Kan. — Ross Dress For Less is opening a new store on July 18 in Salina. Located in the Central Mall, the store is one of about 70 the retailer plans to open this year nationwide. While no specific job numbers were given, a company official n ...

Smith’s Marketplace coming to West Point City.

WEST POINT CITY, Utah — Roughly $528,000 in new annual revenue will come into the treasury of West Point City thanks to the new Smith’s Marketplace development being built in the city. Furthermore, the store and nearby commercial development w ...

Job market sizzling hot in Denver.

DENVER – Students looking for a job in Denver this summer are in luck. ZipRecruiter, a website that helps connect job seekers with new positions, just ranked the mile high city as the best city in America to find a summer job. The website cited Denver&# ...

LovePop pops up with a pop-up.

BOSTON — LovePop Cards is opening a pop-up kiosk at Boston’s South Station. The startup offers a line of origami-like pop-up greeting cards on its website and at The Grommet. The greeting card business is a mature, relatively saturated market. B ...

Lidl to build HQ, distribution hub in Alamance.

ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — Lidl will build a regional headquarters and distribution center in Alamance County as it expands into the U.S. The German grocery chain will invest $125 million and create 200 new jobs. The new jobs will include about 80 admin ...

Eight new businesses opening in Freeport.

FREEPORT, Maine — Just in time for summer and the busy tourist season, eight new businesses are coming to Freeport. Local officials say the spurt of new businesses is the most the city has ever seen in a five-week period. Some of Freeport’s new me ...

Yakima racking up expansion in Lake Oswego.

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. — Vehicle rack maker Yakima Products is expanding its corporate headquarters in Lake Oswego. The company is investing $20.1 million to purchase a larger building that will more than double the size of its headquarters. Yakima, which cu ...

Miss Lou Coop blueberries: grow local, sell global.

MISSISSIPPI – Growers from the Miss Lou Blueberry Co-op are growing their business in a big way: they are taking them from local to global. No baby steps for this group of locally owned farms, for the first time, the cooperative exported their produce ...

Mariano’s opens in Glenview, hires 500.

GLENVIEW, Ill. — Roundy’s, a leading grocer in the Midwest, has opened its newest Mariano’s location in Glenview. Approximately 500 new jobs were created at the chain’s 32nd location. The new store covers more than 90,000 square feet, providin ...

Amazon celebrates growth, jobs in New Jersey.

TRENTON, N.J. — Amazon has doubled the size of its fulfillment center in Robbinsville and plans to add another center and several hundred jobs in Carteret. The Amazon fulfillment center has more than doubled in size since it opened and currently employs ...

Publix grocery will anchor Muscle Shoals center.

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. — Developers plan to build a new shopping center here anchored by a Publix grocery store. PGM Properties and Coro Realty Advisors are teaming up to build on the approximately 9-acre site at the corner of Woodward Avenue and Ea ...