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Sunday, November 17, 2019

One-time buyer for Rite Aid stores holding going out of business sale after...

Fred's Inc., a discount retailer with pharmacy operations is holding going out of business sales after a bankruptcy filing in Delaware. Store  closing sales in all 81 remaining Fred's locations.will be held. A total of...

Trending: Sprouts Farmers Market to bring new wave grocery touch to Concord Pike

Fast-growing  Sprouts Farmers Market is   planning to open its first Delaware store near Concord Mall off Route 202 in north Wimington. The Concord Pike Facebook page reported the company will build the store in...

Planet Fitness, Urban Air trampoline-focused center coming to Christiana as Saks waves...

A  family entertainment site and a fitness center are in the works for the Christiana Town Center off Route 273 south of Newark.  Meanwhile, the town center's sister property will see the long-rumored loss of...

Hobby Lobby coming to Dover

The popular and sometimes controversial Hobby Lobby chain is headed to Dover. Both the Delaware State News and WBOC TV reported the retailer will set up shop in space formerly occupied by Acme Markes off...

Concord Pike’s makeover is underway

Good afternoon all, Monday’s column on changes on Kirkwood Highway brought a response from a business owner who opened an establishment a few years ago along the heavily traveled route. His assessment was more upbeat than...

The glory days on Kirkwood Highway

Good afternoon, News that the last  I. Goldberg store in Center City Philadelphia is closing brought back memories of the retail hub along Kirkwood Highway. When we arrived in Delaware in the late 1980s, trips to...

Trending: Colliers reports rising retail vacancy rate in sales tax-free northern Delaware

A report from the commercial real estate firm Colliers shows northern Delaware’s sales tax-free status is not preventing an increase in the retail vacancy rate. According to the report, the vacancy rate in New Castle...

Costco adding gas station that could put downward pressure on Newark-area prices

Work is underway on a  gas station at the Costco  store near Christiana Mall that could put downward pressure on gas prices Gas stations are a common feature at members-only  Costco locations around the country...

$700 million Elkton development not getting a warm  reception

Good afternoon, One would think that plans for a planned $700 million  mixed-use project in Elkton, MD known as Southfields would   have broad-based support A blend of retail, homes, apartments and logistics complexes are envisioned for the...

Target store not on the immediate horizon at Prices Corner

Target says a store at the former Sears site at the Prices Corner Shopping Center west of Wilmington is not on the immediate horizon. Liz Hancock, spokesperson for the discount retailer said the company is...