Payless ShoeSource to shutter all of its remaining U.S. stores

Payless ShoeSource says it will shutter all of its U.S. stores, joining a list of iconic names like Toys R Us that have liquidated in the last year.

Amazon warns it may rethink plans to open a Philly store if the city bans cashless retailers

Proponents of the bill, which passed City Council and was sent to Mayor Jim Kenney, say cashless stores effectively discriminate against poor consumers who do not have access to credit or bank accounts.

Amazon warns it may rethink plans to open a Philly store if the city bans cashless retailers

Proponents of the bill, which passed City Council and was sent to Mayor Jim Kenney, say cashless stores effectively discriminate against poor consumers who do not have access to credit or bank accounts.

Chocolate is ‘decadent and mystical.’ Here’s why the professionals come to Philly to learn its secrets.

A representative for Blommer Chocolate Company, a large supplier, pointed out emerging flavor trends — bee pollen, butterscotch, and Japanese citrus

Chocolate is ‘decadent and mystical.’ Here’s why the professionals come to Philly to learn its secrets.

A representative for Blommer Chocolate Company, a large supplier, pointed out emerging flavor trends — bee pollen, butterscotch, and Japanese citrus

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.

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.
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A Coatesville man used a gift card glitch to defraud eBay of $320K. Here’s what he bought.

Chad Broudy, 24, went on an epic shopping spree, paying virtually nothing for more than 3,000 items valued at roughly $320,000, according to federal prosecutors.

How former Eagle receiver Jason Avant has caught the entrepreneur bug, and is opening more trampoline parks

Former Eagles player Jason Avant opened his first franchising trampoline park in Deptford, New Jersey, in March 2017 and is opening his second one in Delran, New Jersey this Saturday and a third one next month in Delaware.

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.

New Giant supermarkets coming to University City, Northern Liberties, and Queen Village

These grocery stores are part of the company’s new urban format called Giant Heirloom Market.

Philadelphia takes a step closer to banning cashless stores in the city

Proponents of the bill argue that cashless stores effectively discriminate against poor consumers who do not have access to credit or bank accounts

Philadelphia is considering banning cashless stores. Now’s your chance to be heard

A bill being considered by a Philly City Council committee proposes to ban stores from refusing to accept cash or from charging cash-paying customers a higher price. Violators could receive fines of up to $2,000.

Scammers targeting former Sanford-Brown students, Pa. Attorney General warns

Scammers are now contacting the students to say they’re eligible for settlement dollars and are asking for social security numbers and advance payments, according to the Attorney General’s Office.

Investment group set to buy Burlington Center Mall, with reported plans for industrial project

Clarion Partners representatives are said to have told township officials that they envision a redevelopment plan for the property that would be dominated by warehouses.

Giant’s first downtown Philly store, Heirloom Market, is opening Friday

The 9,500-square-feet store will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week and the new location will bring about 60 full-and part-time jobs, the company said.

Startup incubator 1776 opens at Cherry Hill Mall, making the mall more than just a place to shop

This is 1776′s first incubator inside of a mall, allowing entrepreneurs to test out their products with shoppers in real time.

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JPMorgan Chase begins its big Philly push near Rittenhouse Square while Citizens vows to defend its turf

The bank is cherry-picking high-profile locations as loan and investment centers that double as billboards for the brand. But Citizens is already moving to keep key customers, and recently oved its own Rittenhouse Square branch to a more prominent spot.

Trader Joe’s eyeing site near Pa. Convention Center for second Philly store

The Monrovia, Calif.-based grocery chain says it has “taken the initial steps” toward planning for a store at the 1324 Arch St. site.

David’s Bridal and Advanced Sports are preparing to leave bankruptcy, with new owners and less debt

Two bankrupted Philly retailers, David's Bridal and Advanced Sports/Performance Bicycle (run by new U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean's husband), look to survive bankruptcy reorganization and threats from China-based direct sellers

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