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Target to Offer Collection With Diane von Furstenberg

Target Corporation, the nation’s second-largest discount retail chain, has announced a limited-time only collection with legendary fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, exclusively offering the brand’s statement styles, like the trailblazing wrap dress and iconic prints and patterns, as well as fresh takes on categories like activewear and tabletop. The more than 200-piece assortment will span women’s, girls’ and […]

News Retail Upstate

Stewart’s Opens New Shop in Frankfort

Stewart’s, a convenience store chain in upstate New York, celebrated the opening of a new, larger shop in Frankfort, NY last month. Frankfort is just off the I-90 Thruway between Utica and Schenectady. Among the local dignitaries attending the grand opening event were Assemblyman Robert Smullen, representatives of state Sen. Mark Walczyk’s office, village trustee […]

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Three Retail Tenants Renew Leases at Front Street in Manhattan

NEW YORK – The Durst Organization announced renewals of three retail tenants at the iconic Historic Front Street in Lower Manhattan. SUteiShi, The Dermatology Specialists, and Il Brigante have each committed to another decade, fortifying their presence in this historically rich and vibrant community. The Durst Organization’s Historic Front Street is an award-winning restoration project […]

Restaurant Retail

Flagship Carlo’s Bake Shop Opens in Times Square

NEW YORK — Buddy Valastro — best known for his reality show Cake Boss — is opening a brand new, 1,200 square foot flagship Carlo’s Bake Shop right in the heart of Times Square at 1500 Broadway (at Seventh Avenue and West 43rd Street, near CBS Studios). The new location is a sweet glimpse into the […]

NYC Retail

Millesima Opens Flagship Wine Store in Upper East Side

NEW YORK — Fine wine retailer Millesima USA has announced the opening of a new NYC luxury flagship store on the Upper East Side. The new store, located at 1257 2nd Avenue (at E. 66th Street), New York, NY 10065, was designed by the global creative agency Malherbe, an international leader in luxury design, to reflect the stories […]

NYC Retail

Macy’s to Close Five Stores, Eliminate 2,350 Jobs

Macy’s, which operates the nation’s largest department store chain, is closing five stores around the country and eliminating 2,350 jobs according to CNBC. The five stores that will close this year are located in Arlington, VA; San Leandro, CA; Lihue, HI; Simi Valley, CA and Tallahassee, FL. Macy’s operates about 700 stores under the Macy’s,  […]

NYC Retail

Ghirardelli Chocolate Coming to Empire State Building

NEW YORK — Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. announced it will welcome Ghirardelli Chocolate Company in a 2,758 square foot retail space at the base of the world-famous Empire State Building. “Ghirardelli Chocolate is excited to open our first shop in New York. We are proud of our 171-year history that started in San Francisco, and […]

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Housing Works Cannabis Reports $24 Million in Sales

NEW YORK — Housing Works Cannabis Co (HWCC), the first licensed adult-use cannabis dispensary and delivery service in the state of New York, reported $24 million in sales in its first year of operations in 2023. The entrepreneurial business—one of 10-plus New York City-based enterprises on Housing Works’ roster—enters its second year of operation with a focus on furthering advocacy […]

Openings Retail

Floor & Decor Opens Store in Port Chester

PORT CHESTER, NY – Floor & Decor, a retailer specializing in hard-surface flooring for homeowners and professionals, has announced the grand opening of its thirteenth store in the New York City Metropolitan Area, with the addition of its newest location in Port Chester, NY. Located at 130 Midland Avenue, the warehouse store and design center will […]

NYC Openings Retail

Citizen Watch Opens Flagship Store on Fifth Ave in NY

NEW YORK – Citizen Watch America has opened its first-ever U.S.-based multi-brand flagship store at 605 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, steps from Rockefeller Center. The store is a new retail concept inviting customers to shop the full range of timepiece offerings across the group’s portfolio of brands that includes Citizen, Bulova, Accutron, Frederique Constant, and Alpina. […]

News Retail Upstate

Two Cannabis Dispensaries Open in Capital Region

Governor Kathy Hochul announced the opening of two cannabis dispensaries in the Capital Region – the first in the region to be supported by the New York Cannabis Social Equity Investment Fund. The fund was created to provide opportunities for those impacted by the inequitable enforcement of cannabis laws. “As the cannabis market expands, my […]

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Massage Heights Opens First NY Location in Kingston

KINGSTON, NY — Massage Heights, a massage and wellness chain, has opened its newest location in Kingston, NY, which is the brand’s first location in NY state. The new Retreat is located at 1204 Ulster Avenue, Suite #2 Kingston, NY 12401. Massage Heights has 115 Retreats in 16 states. The franchisee for the new location is David […]

NYC Retail

Hive & Colony Opens Madison Avenue Store in NY

NEW YORK — Hive & Colony, maker of custom menswear including suits and tuxedos, has opened its newest location on Madison Avenue in the heart of New York City. Located at 485 Madison Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, Hive & Colony’s newest location opened its doors last month with an eventful opening celebration featuring a special live performance by Odiseas, an […]

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Macy’s Hires Otterman as Chief Marketing Officer

NEW YORK — Macy’s, Inc. announced that Sharon Otterman has been named chief marketing officer of Macy’s. Sharon will begin leading the company’s marketing organization starting on Monday, December 11, reporting to Tony Spring, president and CEO-elect, Macy’s, Inc. Spring will take over as CEO in February 2024 when current CEO Jeff Gennette retires from […]


Kiehl’s Skincare Offers Same Day Delivery Via Instacart

NEW YORK — Kiehl’s, the NY-based apothecary skincare company, has formed an exclusive partnership with Instacart to launch same-day delivery from all 58 Kiehl’s store locations across the U.S. via the Instacart App and website, following its Canadian launch earlier this year. This partnership expands Instacart’s skincare and beauty offerings by giving customers access to […]