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Friday, December 6, 2019

New operator expected to take the place of Fresh Grocer in Wilmington

A new operator is expected to come to the Fresh Grocer location at the Adams Four Shopping Center west of downtown Wilmington. Fresh Grocer had earlier sent a WARN layoff notification to the Delaware Department...

Sorting through holiday  sales figures

Good afternoon everyone, We’ll hear more in the coming days about  Cyber Monday and Black Friday sales. We do know that online sales increased at double-digit rates this year with Big Box giants Walmart and Target faring...

November’s stories focused on Prices Corner area

Many of Delaware Business Now's most-read stories in November came out of the Prices Corner area. Ranking first was news that a restaurant and bank are planned for the former Sears Auto Center in the...

Wilmington kicks off holiday season with Saturday events downtown

On Saturday, Wilmington's holiday season officially kicks off with the 56th Annual Jaycees Christmas Parade  and Small Business Saturday. Also opening on Saturday is the Market Street Pop-Up Holiday Village & Light Display in Willington...

Small Business Saturday

Good afternoon everyone, American Express is again asking Delawareans to shop on  Small Business Saturday. The long-running event, which has support from downtown organizations in Delaware and elsewhere,  comes the day after a busy  Black Friday....

Plans call for restaurant, bank at former Sears auto Prices Corner site

The former Sears Auto Center at the Prices Corner Shopping Center is proposing a branch bank and restaurant with drive-through access at the site.  An engineering firm for Jardel Co. filed documents with New Castle...

Newark Shopping Center on the selling block

The Newark Shopping Center is for sale. The center on East Main Street has undergone a turnaround under current owner Atlantic Realty, which renovated the shopping center and added Newark Natural Foods as an anchor...

Updated: Fresh Grocer plans to lay off 80 at Wilmington location

The Fresh Grocer in the Adams Four Shopping Center west of downtown Wilmington has filed a  WARN notice  with the Delaware Department of Labor. According to the notice, the store will lay off 80 employees....

Last Kmart store near Rehoboth to close by February

The company handling the bankruptcy of Sears announced that the remaining Kmart store near Rehoboth Beach will close by February. The store had earlier been downsized, with other retailers aking space in the heavily traveled...

Updated: Wegmans development overcomes key hurdle when Council OKs traffic waiver

The New Castle County Council gave the unanimous go-ahead for a traffic waiver for the redevelopment of the former DuPont Barley Mill site. Wegmans  plans to build a store at the site west of Wilmington. The...