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New Jersey Sues Pep Boys for Overcharging

The state of New Jersey is alleging foul play by two of the nation’s largest auto repair chains. Philadelphia-based Pep Boys and Virginia’s Advance Auto Parts […]

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Fresh Market in Chestnut Hill Gets Grand-Opening Date

The Fresh Market has set a date for opening its new store in Chestnut Hill. The 21,000-square-foot location at 8208-18 Germantown Avenue will open January […]

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Macy’s to Close Suburban Square Location

The Macy’s at Suburban Square in Ardmore, Pa. is closing in the spring. Opened in 1930, the 102,000-square-foot store employed 74 associates who will soon be […]

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13 Dollar Tree Stores Coming to Philly Region

Dollar Tree is expanding in the Philadelphia region and beyond. The discount retailer will open 13 new locations in Philly, Bucks County, Delaware County, Lehigh County […]

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Meet the Woman CEO Standing Tall in Philly’s Male-Heavy Tech Industry

Lucinda Duncalfe can’t help but stand out from the crowd. It’s not because she’s a former University of Pennsylvania basketball player who stands six-foot-one. Nor […]

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Icahn Raises Pep Boys Bid, Again

A week after Carl Icahn said he’d be willing to bid up to $1 billion for Pep Boys, the Philly-based auto parts retailer, he’s done […]

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Watch: Time-Lapse Video of King of Prussia Mall Expansion

By fall 2016, the King of Prussia Mall expansion will be finally finished, but the folks at Simon Property Group offered a look at the project’s […]

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Why Urban Outfitters’ Stock Just Surged

Although retailers have been having a tough time in the stock market lately, Urban Outfitters‘ stock soared yesterday, ending the trading session at $22.29, up […]

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PHOTOS: Last Night’s Be Well Philly Underground Holiday Party 

Holiday season is upon us, guys! And to kick things off, last night we hosted our Be Well Philly Underground holiday shopping party with our […]

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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, […]

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Study: Center City Retail Rising

The Center City retail market has been on fire recently, with a young-yet-affluent customer base sparking more than $740 million in retail demand, according to […]

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Target’s Website Crashes on Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday was invented so people could surpass the lines on Black Friday and still get serious deals on holiday gifts. But shoppers at Target […]

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Two Philly Area Companies Make Fortune‘s Best Workplaces for Retail

Thanksgiving has come and gone, meaning the pressure is on the retailers to have a successful holiday season. That means long hours, seasonal workers and the hopes […]

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Philadelphians to Spend 18 Percent Less on Holiday Shopping in 2015

When it comes to holiday shopping, the Philadelphia region is tightening its belt this season. It’s decreasing its holiday spending by 18 percent compared to […]

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Retailers Opening on Thanksgiving is a Failed Experiment of Corporate Greed

This is what Walmart looks like on Thanksgiving. (Gray Thursday KF Walmart/Wikimedia Commons) Call me old fashioned, but in my day the retail-blitz called Black Friday […]