Black Friday kicked off the season of the part-time worker. The National Retail Federation predicts that nationwide retailers will hire about 500,000 seasonal employees this holiday season. Dan Hannaher, Small Business Administration regional administrator whose region includes Colorado, said, “hiring extra help for the hoped-for push should be thought out more...
The National Retail Federation is alerting online customers to be careful when purchasing common household items through online auction sites. The cosmetics, health and beauty products could be stolen or possibly tainted, the retail industry nonprofit said. Well-known products found in health and personal care aisles nationwide...
The Greenbrier in White Sulpher Springs, W.Va., and The Broadmoor share many similarities. They're both world-renowned luxury resort hotels, serving the same types of clientele, conference and vacation guests. And, both tout high-end amenities, dining, recreation and services. So when David and Suzanne Gibson decided to expand their business with a...
Title Nine, a national women’s sportswear retailer, opened last Saturday next door to Terra Verde at 210 N. Tejon St. “It is going fantastic. There is a loyal Title Nine base. People have been waiting for something down here,” said Colorado Springs store manager Melanie Dries, who has lived in the Springs for 22 years and previously worked downtown as a restaurant manager.
Kum & Go, an Iowa-based gas station and convenience store chain, submitted plans for a new downtown location to Colorado Springs Land Use Review last week. The chain announced plans this winter to expand into the Colorado Springs market with its larger-scale convenience stores, which are commonly Leadership in Energy...
Smart watches, headphones, books, candy and the Quadcopter all have at least one thing in common: They’re all on the popular item list for this coming holiday season. Consumer confidence is rising, so the holiday season might see a slight increase in sales, according to economists. High-tech holiday items The popular choice...
Ted Byer will open the first Title Boxing Club franchise in Colorado Springs on Nov. 4 at 4663 Centennial Blvd. Boxing has historically been a rough inner-city kind of sport. But the workout is increasingly gaining popularity and the trendy Title Boxing Club plans to open franchises around the country. “The...
Here’s a unique retail situation. Kelli Holt, a former retail store manager turned insurance agent, will lease a 1,480-foot space in the Falcon Landing Shopping Center near Academy Boulevard and Woodmen Road. She’ll make her monthly lease payment — just like most other retailers — but her store will...
Tucano’s Brazilian Grill is hosting interviews for all of its staff positions today through Wednesday between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. The Brazilian steakhouse at 3294 Cinema Point in the First and Main Town Center is slated to open this spring. Tucano's Brazilian Grill has locations in Provo and Salt Lake,...
The owner of a prime piece of retail space at the corner of Tejon Street and Platte Avenue is planning to split the 6,400-square-foot bi-level space into two units in hopes of drawing from a larger pool of potential tenants. Julie Phillips at Fountain Colony Co., the leasing agent for...
Dress for Success, an affiliate of the Women&rsquo;s Resource Agency, has opened a boutique at The Citadel mall.<br> Located on the upper level next to J.C. Penney, the 3,173-square-foot space includes room for client fitting appointments and clothing racks, as well as meeting and training space.<br>
Are holiday shoppers safe from lead-tainted toys and other dangerous Chinese goods? Not according to a report published by the Alliance for American Manufacturing, which claims the Bush Administration and federal regulators have failed to step up enforcement and to reform rules that were written decades ago.