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Shop Talk: History and Tradition at The Morgan House

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: History and Tradition at The Morgan House

Located in a converted farmhouse, The Morgan House has been a popular dining and shopping destination since its founding 35 years ago. This restaurant and giftshop combo provides guests with an all-encompassing experience. While they are open year-round, they hit their peak charm at Christmastime. Kendra Heinlen worked in a gift shop in Dublin and […]

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Not All Local Retailers Are Eager to Reopen Immediately

Walker Evans Walker Evans Not All Local Retailers Are Eager to Reopen Immediately

The coronavirus pandemic has shuttered many businesses across the country. In Ohio, non-grocery retailers were allowed to resume business operations on Tuesday, May 12, but not every business jumped on board immediately. Some chose delay their openings by a couple of days, while others have yet to announce re-opening plans at all. “While this a […]

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Malls Reopen: Easton Requires Masks, Polaris & Tuttle Recommend Them

Walker Evans Walker Evans Malls Reopen: Easton Requires Masks, Polaris & Tuttle Recommend Them

As retailers begin to resume business operations, Central Ohio’s major shopping destinations have updated their customer code of conduct policies to reflect new safety measures to protect against the spread of COVID-19. Easton Town Center, Polaris Fashion Place and The Mall at Tuttle Crossing all re-opened to the public earlier today. While the state government […]

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The List: 12 More Local Stores Re-Opening Soon

Walker Evans Walker Evans The List: 12 More Local Stores Re-Opening Soon

While some local retailers are ready to open as soon as possible on May 12 when the state order to resume business goes into effect, others are choosing to wait just a bit longer. Many of these stores are operating on limited hours and limited capacities in order to manage their business safety for their […]

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Coronavirus Pandemic Will Change the Retail Landscape Permanently

Walker Evans Walker Evans Coronavirus Pandemic Will Change the Retail Landscape Permanently

The retail sector in America has quickly been turned upside down by the coronavirus pandemic, with many brick-and-mortar stores shuttered, some remaining open with heavy health restrictions, and many customers shifting their essential shopping online in new ways. “The idea of ‘business as usual’ is being challenged at every turn, but retail is uniquely nimble […]

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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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The Top 10 Home Decor Shops of 2019

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Home Decor Shops of 2019

For the second year in a row, our readers and editors have selected historic decor as the top choice when browsing for home improvement decorations. Columbus Architectural Salvage continues in the number one spot on this list, winning over fans with a wide variety of items that change out on a regular basis. With each […]

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