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Avail Vapor’s Carytown location, which was one of the e-cigarette retailer’s last stores, was closed for good at the end of October. (Photos of Jack Jacobs) The Richmond vaping heavyweight has thrown in the towel on brick-and-mortar retail. Locally-based Avail Vapor, which peaked about a year ago with nearly 100 stores in a dozen states, …

Buyers are turning a little more to specialty clothing and accessories stores this holiday. November sales at specialty stores were up 0.5% seasonally adjusted from October and 34.8% from socially distanced sales a year earlier, according to the Census Bureau’s latest sales reading on Wednesday. That overtook department stores, which saw sales drop 5.4% from …

The holiday season is still in full swing, but retailers are already bracing for an influx of returns at the end of the month – and it is expected to be larger than in previous years. Almost two years after the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, in-store dressing rooms and makeup testers have become nearly …

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – While the weather was calm today, hardware stores remained busy across the region. “Significant Amount of Precipitation” in Bay Area Expected as Atmospheric River Looms People are emptying the shelves of a North Bay store. Jackson’s Hardware in San Rafael was out of rain gear. Store manager Mark Helm shows us …

NEW YORK (AP) – The nation’s largest food and retail union urges more than 60 retail and grocery chains to implement tougher measures to help protect hourly workers amid a wave of viral infections and the new omicron variant. The Union of Food and Commercial Workers said in a letter to CEOs of Walmart, Kroger …

Meta-platforms (FB 2.40% ), formerly known as Facebook, may soon open retail stores as it broadens its vision to dominate the metaverse. In this segment of Backstage Pass, registered on November 5, Fool contributors Toby Bordelon, Vicki Hutchison and Rachel Warren wonder if they would visit a Meta retail store. Toby Bordelon: We had rumors …

A petition opposing retail stores or cannabis dispensaries located near schools, playgrounds and residential areas in Princeton, as recommended by an advisory group, has gathered nearly 700 signatures. The petition on www.change.org arose out of recommendations proposed by the Princeton Cannabis Task Force to allow cannabis dispensaries, or retail stores, near schools, playgrounds and neighborhoods. …

STATEN ISLAND, NY – From the rainbow bagels of Not Just Bagels to the pot-baked creations of Heartland Bagels, Staten Island chefs are reporting a shortage of one of its most important accessories – cream cheese . “We’re getting out of the cream cheese shortage,” said Anthony Teutonico of Heartland Bagels in New Springville. More …

Members of a Bay Area thieving ring suspected of stealing millions of dollars’ worth of merchandise from retailers have pleaded guilty to the case and its leader is set to face several years in prison, California Atty . General Rob Bonta announced on Friday. The confession of Danny Louis Drago, the alleged ringleader, and four …

Between online retailers, mom-and-pop boutiques, and sprawling department stores, there have never been more options for shopping for your home. For the third year, Beautiful House has gathered our favorite sources of home supplies, with must-have products offering everything from throw pillows to splashbacks, rugs to chandeliers across the United States and the internet. Scroll …