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News and reviews on everything from small boutiques to mega-malls, plus the latest openings and closings.

Yelo Aple to Open Second Location

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Yelo Aple to Open Second Location

Update 2/10/2020: This article has been updated with a new opening date for Yelo Aple in Olde Towne East. Botanical boutique Yelo Aple will open a second location in Olde Towne East at 76 Parsons Ave. starting Friday, Feb. 14. With its first location in the Short North at 15 W. Fifth Ave, the Parsons […]

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Arhaus Furniture Now Open at Easton

Susan Post Susan Post Arhaus Furniture Now Open at Easton

Entertainment concepts and furniture stores lead the way in openings at the $500 million Easton expansion. Arhaus Furniture has joined the list, officially opening for business on January 17 at 4128 Worth Ave. It’s the second furniture store to open in the district, following RH Gallery’s debut in December. Arhaus describes the design of the […]

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Lucky’s Market Closing 32 Stores Nationwide

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Lucky’s Market Closing 32 Stores Nationwide

Updated 1/28/2020: This article has been updated to include the announcement of Lucky’s Market’s filing of Chapter 11 bankruptcy and store purchase agreements. Boulder, Colorado-based grocery store chain Lucky’s Market is closing 32 of its 39 stores in nine states. Two Ohio stores in Cleveland and Columbus have posted online that they will remain open. […]

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DGX Debuts Downtown

Susan Post Susan Post DGX Debuts Downtown

Columbus’ first DGX store has officially opened its doors Downtown, offering a mix between a traditional grocery store and a convenience store. Occupying 6,200 square feet of space at 166 S. High St. at the Highpoint on Columbus Commons, the store is a growing brand under the Dollar General umbrella. With grab-and-go food items, fresh […]

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Pier 1 Closing 450 Stores, Planning Bankruptcy Filing

Walker Evans Walker Evans Pier 1 Closing 450 Stores, Planning Bankruptcy Filing

Like clockwork, once the holiday shopping season ends, the store closure announcements begin. The latest participant in the ongoing retailpocolypse is Pier 1, which announced plans yesterday to close up to 450 stores as it weighs a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. Pier 1 currently operates 942 stores, so the closures represent a nearly 50% reduction […]

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The Top 10 Specialty Stores of 2019

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Specialty Stores of 2019

There’s a lot of places you can shop in Columbus (and plenty of shopping that can be done online) but if you want something truly unique for that special someone, you’ve got to head to a specialty shop that focuses on a very specific sub-genre of retail. This year, our readers and editors picked Big […]

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The Top 10 Apparel / Fashion Stores of 2019

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Apparel / Fashion Stores of 2019

Columbus is well known as a retail mecca — both from the large number of retail corporate headquarters and jobs, as well as destination-based shopping centers like Easton Town Center. When we poll our readers and editors about fashion and apparel though, they tend to focus more on the unique boutiques and shops scattered around the […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

CLICK HERE to sign up to be notified when tickets go on sale!