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Wednesday, October 21, 2020
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Lending Tree report: Delaware economy 2nd slowest to recover from coronavirus

A report from the borrowing website Lending Tree ranked Delaware second from the bottom when it comes to its recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Only Nevada and its hospitality-gaming economy ranked lower than Delaware. Washington,...
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BJ’s Wholesale Club now offers curbside pickup

BJ’s Wholesale Club, the largest membership warehouse club in Delaware, announced the availability of contactless, curbside pickup at all locations. BJ's has locations in Elsmere, Millsboro, New Castle, and Newark. The company currently operates 219 clubs...
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RIP, Lord & Taylor

The demise of two-century-old  Lord & Taylor came with a whimper when it was announced that  its three-dozen stores will close Lord & Taylor had a short  run at Christiana Mall after May Department Stores...
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Lidl confirms Bear store opening by the end of 2021

Lidl US announced plans today to open 50 new stores by the end of 2021. The only Delaware store on the list is a location on Route 40 at the site of the former...
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Dollar General store in Millsboro sells for more than $2 million

Marcus & Millichap announced the sale of Dollar General, a 10,640 square foot property in Millsboro, according to Sean Beuche, regional manager of the firm’s Philadelphia office. The property  sold for $2,070,000. The buyer, a limited...
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Special report: Delaware retailing’s new normal

By Eileen Dallabrida Less than two years ago, Jennifer Marsh and her mother Sandy Dukes opened Stubborn Soul, a trendy apparel, accessories and gift boutique in Middletown’s burgeoning downtown. In March, when non-essential retailers were ordered...
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Jos. Bank and MBNA’s heyday

Good afternoon, News that the California company that owns Jos. A. Bank and Men's Wearhouse filed for Chapter 11 protection brought to mind tales from the glory days of MBNA. You might remember MBNA had a...
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Wawa to test out small drive-thru store in Bucks County

Wawa plans to test out a store for the Covid-19 era, with a 1,850 square foot freestanding drive-thru and curbside pickup location in Falls Township, PA in Lower Bucks County. The store aims to help...
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Delaware ranks second in concentration of smaller companies selling on Amazon

Delaware ranks second among the 50 states with the largest concentration of small and medium-sized businesses selling on Amazon. The ranking is on a per capita basis to adjust for the size of states. The...
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Brooks Brothers files for bankruptcy protection in Delaware

Brooks Brothers filed for Chapter 11 protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Wilmington. The company is looking for a buyer for the iconic men's and women's wear brand that has seen demand for its suits plunge...