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Business

Knit Wit Closes One Door, Looks to Open Another

A “lost our lease” sale is usually sad news, but in the case of Knit Wit, the store’s owners are taking the forced closing of […]

Business

I. Goldberg To Remain on Chestnut Street

Nana Goldberg, owner of the legendary I. Goldberg Army-Navy store, knew her days at 13th and Chestnut might be numbered back in 2015 as a wave […]

News

CCD Report: Millennials Help Spur Strong Retail Growth

Just as the influx of new residents into Center City ultimately overflowed its confines, the retailers and restaurateurs that are rushing to serve them are […]

Shoppist

Style Sheet: Philly Fashion, Beauty and Retail News You Need to Know

Things happen quickly in the world of fashion. Stores come up, stores go down and sometimes they just shuffle around a little bit. We’ve rounded […]

Property

Post Brothers Bets on Chestnut’s Retail Future (and Walnut’s Too)

“We’re bullish on Center City, and anytime we see an opportunity, we’re going to pursue it.” That statement from Matt Pestronk explains in a nutshell […]

Property

I. Goldberg Hopes To Stay But Is Prepared to Go

The owner of 1300 Chestnut St., once a high-fashion department store for women, is interested in getting more for its money. Pursuant to that, owner […]

Business

Warby Parker to Le Bec-Fin Site a Sign That Center City Is Changing

On the surface, Warby Parker opening a new location on Walnut Street isn’t huge news. Sure, having the tech-based eyeglasses startup in town brings in more tax revenue, […]

Property

New Life for the Philadelphia Blueprint Company on Chestnut Street

The 700 block of Chestnut Street is about to see some major changes. Sure, you could point to the 32-story tower proposal at the surface […]

Property

12-Story AQ Rittenhouse to Open Next Week With Jefferson Outpost, Charter School

Roughly 13 months after the project broke ground, AQ Rittenhouse will officially cut the ribbon and open its doors on Wednesday, May 13. The project […]

Shoppist

Our First Reactions to Philly’s New Forever 21 Store

Although Forever 21 is typically deemed “throw-away” or “fast fashion” — ultra-trendy pieces made of low-quality fabrics — I’m an avid shopper of the chain. I’m a college student with […]

Property

Boutique Condo Boasting Rittenhouse and Sunset Views Is Back for $849,000

Looking to get in on some condo-living near Rittenhouse without forking over a cool million bucks to do so? Unit #1100 at 1737-39 Chestnut Street […]

Property

Morning Headlines: Apartments Expected Above Nordstrom Rack on Chestnut Street

New retail developments are growing at a good pace in the area and that doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon: the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Natalie […]

Property

Daffy’s Reopens As Nordstrom Rack

Discount retailer Daffy’s was in business for 20 years at 1700 Chestnut when it closed in 2012. Before that, the space was occupied by the […]

Property

Morning Headlines: More Info On Planned W / Element Hotels Coming Next Week

According to PlanPhilly’s Jared Brey, the developers of the planned W and Element Hotels at 15th and Chestnut (currently a parking lot) don’t need zoning […]

Property

UNIQLO Now Planning Four Area Stores

The extremely trendy and fairly inexpensive clothing retailer UNIQLO is invading the region: first, a store opened in the King of Prussia Mall. Then stores […]