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Philly’s largest grocery-delivery service lays off 56 workers as it ends Whole Foods partnership

Whole Foods and Instacart “have mutually agreed” to end their delivery services partnership, effective May 15, according to a Whole Foods Market spokeswoman.

Branding colleges is hard. Local universities are turning to retail to stand out.

As academia becomes increasingly competitive in attracting top students and staff, universities are turning to retail to create study, work and play environments that set themselves apart.

The Dump is closing its Turnersville furniture store to develop a new concept in Montco

“This is much more about reinventing ourselves in the marketplace 16 years later than it is about real estate decisions and closing stores,” said E.J. Strelitz, who founded the company.

Luxury shoe designer Stuart Weitzman is the new namesake of University of Pennsylvania’s design school

This donation reflects Weitzman’s ongoing contributions to the school and will allow the design program to offer more financial aid to prospective students, said Frederick Steiner, the design school’s dean.

Exton Square ‘doesn’t want to be a mall,’ PREIT CEO says on earnings call

Analysts say the next few years will be pivotal for PREIT as it redevelops a major property in Center City Philadelphia for the Fashion District and seeks to transform other malls.

From self-care to dumpling tours, Valentine’s Day is becoming more than flowers and chocolates

Fewer people are celebrating Valentine’s Day traditionally but more still plan to spend their money on some experience or event. So spending on the day is up.

Wawa opening in Northeast Philadelphia shopping center this Valentine’s Day

This is Wawa’s fourth new store this year, and is part of the company’s broader goal of opening a record of 63 new stores and remodeling 59 others in 2019.

Owner of furniture store that collapsed in deadly 2012 Kensington fire is charged with meth distribution

Federal prosecutors charged Richard Knellinger, owner of the Giamari Furniture & Bedding building that fell and killed two firefighters, with distributing methamphetamine.

Shopping for maternity clothes? Here’s what Philly-area moms recommend.

Some moms shopped at A Pea in the Pod and online at ASOS while another suggested leggings from LulaRoe and Motherhood Maternity.

Forget the flowy T-shirts. Moms-to-be want more maternity clothes they can wear to work.

Maternity retailers like Destination Maternity are beginning to realize the value of meeting the demand for clothing that fits professional standards and accentuates women’s personal styles.