| Feb 2, 2012
Just 12 shopping days until Valentine's Day. Don't wait until the last minute and get stuck paying full price for your gifts. Check out the great sales going on at area stores now.
After 26 years in business, Life of Riley Irish Imports, 881 Boston...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 2:17 PM
This summer, the Baltimore artist Robert McClintock can see one of his brightly colored original prints hanging in the prestigious Smithsonian Institution. He just can't get into Artscape.
The 54-year-old McClintock is one of Baltimore's most popular ...
| Aug 21, 2012
Fashion lovers can feel fall in the air and on the hangers. Rich textures — leather, brocade, baroque jeweling, fur (faux and real) and velvet — confer a touchability to the disparate trends trickling into stores, from menswear-inspired...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Here are just a few of the tried and true veteran designers we know will have a major impact with their spring collections during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
BCBG Max Azria (showcasing Thursday, Sept. 6) BCBG Max Azria's fall line was inspired by a...
| Sep 9, 2012
NEW YORK — Reality show stars-turned designers! Olympians fresh from performing feats of strength at the Summer Games! Peacockish bloggers taking pictures and typing on smartphones while walking on death-defying stilettos!
There is all that and...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Kohl’s Corp., one of the largest department store chains in the country, said it will hire more than 52,700 holiday workers for the 2012 holiday shopping season, the busiest of the year.
That’s 10% more seasonal workers than it hired last...
| Sep 23, 2012
With her trademark cotton-candy pink hair and Harajuku-meets-skater-girl style, 27-year-old model, blogger and fashion designer Audrey Kitching has been turning heads since the mid-2000s, when she emerged as one of the rising crop of Hollywood Internet...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 9:27 AM
Retailers preparing for Christmas crowds are planning to boost their holiday hiring -- but not by much.
With unsteady consumer confidence, high unemployment and a languid economic recovery, a new forecast from consultant firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas...
| May 23, 2012
| 10:01 AM
City Center at Oyster Point. 701 Town Center Drive in Newport News. 230,000 square feet of retail shops and restaurants. Host to a weekly farmers' market during the summer months. Development began in 2000.
Major stores: Animare Salon & Spa, Ann Taylor...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Consumers plan to spend the same or more than last year on holiday shopping, new consumer research shows.
A holiday spending survey by market research firm The NPD Group shows that 10 percent of consumers expect to spend more than last year, while 67...
| Oct 28, 2012
If there's a ground zero in this presidential campaign, it might just be the parking lot of a downscale shopping center in North Columbus, Ohio, halfway between Papa John's Pizza and Payless Shoes.
Here, in the empty shell of a former Kohl's department...