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Gymboree Closing 350 Stores, Three in Central Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans Gymboree Closing 350 Stores, Three in Central Ohio

The latest news to break in the ongoing Retailpocolypse of 2017 is that of Gymboree’s bankruptcy filing — a move that will see the closure of 350 stores across the chain’s U.S. footprint. The San Franciso-based company also operates stores brands Crazy 8 and Janie and Jack, which will see closures as well. Company CEO […]

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New Home Furnishings Shop Beakerloo Opens in German Village

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Home Furnishings Shop Beakerloo Opens in German Village

This weekend, German Village residents and visitors will find a new place to shop for home decor when Beakerloo officially opens its doors at 190 East Whittier Street. The previously online-only business has been around for three years, and owners Brent Duncan and Lucy Godman decided that now is the time to take the business […]

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The List: Local Businesses Celebrating Pride 2017

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega The List: Local Businesses Celebrating Pride 2017

The Pride Parade is back this weekend. The parade and its participants are now almost 50 years away from the Stonewall riots that first spurred the annual bash, making it an event of celebration and remembrance. The riots, taking place on June 28, 1969, were part of an enough-is-enough fight against police harassment and discrimination. […]

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Store Closures Announced for Ann Taylor, Dress Barn and Lane Bryant

Walker Evans Walker Evans Store Closures Announced for Ann Taylor, Dress Barn and Lane Bryant

The Connecticut-based Ascena Retail Group is the latest chain store owner to jump on the Retailpocolypse bandwagon, announcing last Thursday that it would be closing somewhere between 250 and 650 of its locations over the course of the next two years. Those closures would include Ann Taylor, Dress Barn and Lane Bryant locations. Retail brick-and-mortar closures continue to mount up, and […]

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Big Lots Opening “The Store of the Future” on Fifth Avenue

Walker Evans Walker Evans Big Lots Opening “The Store of the Future” on Fifth Avenue

It was revealed yesterday that Big Lots will be opening a new store — along with a relocated Grandview Mercantile — at the former Giant Eagle location at 1451 West Fifth Avenue near Grandview Heights. Today, Big Lots revealed that what they have in mind is actually something much different from their average store. “This will be a new […]

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Lidl Expands to US, Ohio Stores Being Considered

Walker Evans Walker Evans Lidl Expands to US, Ohio Stores Being Considered

You may know about Aldi, but have you heard of Lidl? The competition between these two German-based grocery chains is about to heat up as Lidl officially kicks off its U.S. expansion plans this month with its first nine stores opening in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. While the chain isn’t likely to open […]

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Own a Piece of History: Zettler Hardware Auction Takes Place This Weekend

Walker Evans Walker Evans Own a Piece of History: Zettler Hardware Auction Takes Place This Weekend

Nearly five years after it closed its doors, the historic Zettler Hardware building in Downtown Columbus has begun to clear out. The owners have begun the first phase of auctioning off its leftover wares, shelving, fixtures and equipment in an online auction that begins this weekend. The auction includes items from the Goodale Pro Hardware location that […]

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