DTR Independent Shops, a collective of more than 20 locally owned, independent retail businesses, will host Third Thursday shopping events in downtown Raleigh starting Nov. 15. In November and December, tours are guided.
The Junior League of Raleigh will close its Bargain Box thrift store in Cameron Village by the end of January 2019. The nonprofit cites declining sales and higher operating costs as the reason. Donations are accepted until Dec 15, 2018.
Wisconsin-based Duluth Trading Company, known for its men’s and women’s outerwear, opens a store in the Cary Crossroads shopping center Nov. 15. It is Duluth’s second location in North Carolina (there is a store in Greensboro).
Big box retailers Walmart and Target are remodeling stores and making investments in technology to help online and in-store customers improve shopping experiences for the 2018 Christmas and holiday shopping season.
The ALDI grocery store chain is the latest to offer home delivery to shoppers in the Raleigh and Durham areas. We have a breakdown of delivery fees and discounts, plus comparison to delivery fees for Food Lion, Whole Foods and Walmart.
Upscale men’s clothing store Ealdwine will open soon in downtown Raleigh. Owners Matt Gray and Jim Pietryka hope to open the South McDowell Street shop, which will sell Alden shoes and other high-end labels, by the end of 2018.
Nice Price Books and Records, a used bookstore on Hillsborough Street, opens a small vinyl record store in Raleigh’s Oakwood neighborhood this weekend, with listening stations, T-shirts and a beer bar.
Kyle and Keat Perkins of Raleigh will open their Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More franchise in Falls Village on Oct. 24, 2018, offering custom garment design and printing. There is a location in Hope Valley Commons in Durham.
Walmart has announced home grocery delivery in the Raleigh area, following Food Lion and Whole Foods/Amazon Prime. How do the grocery store delivery services and their fees and subscription prices compare?
Durham will get its first dedicated hemp store when The Carolina Hemp Hut opens a location at the Streets at Southpoint in October. The mall kiosk will sell cannabidiol, or CBD, products, used for medicinal purposes.
UNC REX Healthcare has partnered with Food Lion and the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina to open a new Food Pantry to support patients and their families who struggle with access to healthy food.