Look for discounts to begin in the next week or two. And you'll want to use that gift card in the next 30 days.
This week, Toys "R" Us Inc. finally died. The company had struggled for years as the toy business changed. Once upon a time, the chain was admired - and not only by children. In the 1980s, Toys "R" Us was the largest toy retailer in the U.S. and was pushing aggressively into foreign markets.
"Just in time" scheduling represents a huge trend with many retail stores and restaurants now using it to match staffing with consumer demand.
Imagery matters. This is the premier shopping destination downtown, the embodiment of the new Market East, and the way we sell it matters, too. The people who walk by this every day - the people who would use the new Gallery - need to see themselves in the marketing of it.
The off-price retailer also issued an upbeat outlook for 2018.
Young people - the target demographic for sporting gear - have become the new face of the gun-control movement.
Walmart debuted a new pickup tower at its Kennett Square store on Friday. It resembles a giant high-tech vending machine. It is the first pickup tower in the region and one of 120 across the country.
Bryn Mawr Village in 2016 introduced Main Line shoppers to a different type of center with retail and office space and a diverse set of service-oriented tenants.
Target announced on Tuesday that it selected Devon for its ninth small format store in the region, and the second in the Main Line to be announced in recent months.
The teen retailer officially moved its corporate headquarters staff to 701 Market St. into the Lit building in the last week. The Philly company continues to grow at a rapid clip, which necessitated the move.
Chipotle, known for its supersized burritos, will launch a loyalty program the latter half of this year to regain what it lost after a series of food scares tainted its reputation.
At least four chains here are delivering groceries to your home. And the service could become standard given the intensifying competition from Amazon's Whole Foods.
Off-price, or value retailers - which offer discounts of 30% or more on designer brands - have defied the odds and continued to open locations even as department stores such as J.C. Penney, Sears, and Macy's continue to disappear.