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Wilson Sporting Goods Opens Flagship Store in NY

NEW YORK — Wilson Sporting Goods, manufacturer of high-performance sports equipment, officially opened its first flagship store in New York City. Located in the heart of SoHo, the Wilson NYC Flagship opened with a celebration featuring local NYC athletes and advisors including pro basketball trainer Chris Brickley, WNBA guard Betnijah Laney, NFL quarterback Mike White, MLB infielder Andrew Velazquez and […]


Macy’s Announces New Store Closings

Macy’s, the nation’s largest department store chain, announced the closing of six new Macy’s department stores and one Bloomingdale’s Outlet Store. At the end of the third quarter 2021, Macy’s said it had 794 stores, including Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s and Bluemercury. Below is the list of stores that the company will close this year. Macy’s Store […]

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Rebag Bags $33 Million in New Funding

NEW YORK — Rebag, a website for buying, selling and trading luxury items, has landed a $33 million Series E funding round, led by private equity firm Novator, with participation from existing investors including General Catalyst. This brings the company’s total funding raised to $101 million. Rebag also operates retail stores in NYC, Miami, Greenwich […]


Toys”R”Us to Debut Flagship Store at American Dream

NEW YORK — Toys”R”Us is coming back from the dead in a big way. WHP Global, parent company of Toys”R”Us, is opening a new two-story Toys”R”Us flagship store this month inside American Dream, the massive shopping center and entertainment complex at the Meadowlands in New Jersey located 15 minutes from Manhattan. Designed for kids of all […]


Starbucks Launches New Manhattan Store With Amazon

Starbucks, the nation’s largest coffee chain, has opened a new Starbucks Pickup store with Amazon Go market and lounge, located in Manhattan at 59th Street between Park & Lexington Avenues. The store is a combination of a Starbucks Pickup and Amazon Go, utilizing the order ahead feature in the Starbucks app and Amazon Go’s Just […]

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Price Chopper, Tops Supermarkets Complete Merger

SCHENECTADY and WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. — Upstate supermarket chains Price Chopper/Market 32 and Tops Markets have announced the closure of their merger following approval from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Under the terms of the deal, the two companies will be managed locally by their respective leaders and continue to be referred to by their established brand […]

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Macy’s to Hire 76,000 Employees for Holidays

NEW YORK — Macy’s, Inc., the nation’s largest department store company, plans to hire 76,000 full- and part-time employees for the holidays at its Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s and Bluemercury stores along with call centers and distribution and fulfillment centers. Approximately 48,000 of these positions are for the holiday season, while the remaining jobs are permanent opportunities […]


Le Cafe Coffee Signs Lease at 250 West 57th

NEW YORK – Empire State Realty Trust announced today that Le Café Coffee, a specialty crafted coffee shop with traditional pastries and artisanal healthy foods, has signed a new lease with ESRT for an 879 square foot space at 250 West 57th Street. “Le Café is proud to maintain the highest standard in coffee selection with unique beans […]

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Serena Williams to Sell Jewelry Exclusively at Zales Stores

Zales, one of the nation’s leading mall-based jewelry retailers with over 700 stores, has formed an exclusive deal to sell Serena Williams Jewelry, the fine jewelry collection of 23-time Grand-Slam tennis champion Serena Williams.. The popular diamond store will become the sole retailer of Serena Williams Jewelry in the United States, which includes new designs […]


Aldi to Hire 20,000 Workers Nationwide

ALDI, a discount grocery chain, announced plans to hire more than 20,000 new store and warehouse employees to support its continued growth across the country and prepare for the busy holiday season. ALDI will also increase pay for new hires. The chain has over 2,100 stores across NY and 36 other states. ALDI is owned […]