retail

Governor Tom Wolf speaks about efforts to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage.
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KYW Staff
May 22, 2020 - 4:01 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf “anticipates” that southeastern Pennsylvania counties currently in the “red” phase of his reopening plan — including the greater Philadelphia area — will move to the “yellow” phase on June 5, he announced on Friday. Read the latest here.
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Macy's
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CNN
May 21, 2020 - 3:20 pm
Macy's said it expects it lost as much as $1.1 billion between February and May, blaming its losses on lockdown measures that governments imposed because of coronavirus. Read more here.
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Gov. John Carney
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Andrew Kramer
May 19, 2020 - 5:23 pm
Starting 8 a.m. Wednesday, you’ll be able to shop inside Delaware retail stores. Read more here.
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NewsRadio 1080 KRLD
May 07, 2020 - 10:31 am
Neiman Marcus stores officially filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today in a Houston court. The Dallas-based luxury retailer has fallen on hard times, which has been made worse by the coronavirus outbreak. Read more.
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Chick-fil-A Sauce
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CNN
March 11, 2020 - 9:16 am
Chick-fil-A is entering the grocery business with bottles of its signature and Polynesian sauces. Starting in April, the 16-ounce bottles will be sold in Florida at Publix, Target, Walmart and Winn-Dixie stores. Read more here.
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Pier 1 Imports
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AP News
February 18, 2020 - 11:21 am
Pier 1 Imports Inc. — the once-trendy supplier of home goods like papasan chairs and throw pillows — filed for bankruptcy protection after years of sliding sales. Read more here.
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The assistant manager of a South Philadelphia dollar store has posted a note on the door saying kids need to be accompanied by a parent or someone over 18.
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Kristen Johanson
February 17, 2020 - 4:55 pm
Philadelphia police have been beefing up patrols in and around Center City after a recent spike in retail thefts — much of which, they say, are being committed by teenagers. But one police commander came up with a new way to reduce crime while also giving the teens a safe space after school. Read...
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Pier 1 Imports
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AP News
January 07, 2020 - 12:09 pm
Pier 1 Imports is closing nearly half its 942 stores as it struggles to draw consumers and compete online. Read more here.
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A retail store that has shut down.
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Kim Glovas
December 13, 2019 - 6:41 pm
Shopping centers that used to be the hub of activity for many communities are looking more like ghost towns these days. But one expert on retail trends says that doesn't mean brick and mortar buildings are going out of style. Read more here.
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Shopping bags
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John McDevitt
November 29, 2019 - 3:42 pm
On this Black Friday, Center City District officials say the retail scene has continued to expand, creating more than $1 billion in retail demand annually. Read more here.
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