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New Orleans retailer opening first location in Alabama

New Orleans-based Tasc Performance will open its first store in Alabama later this year in Mountain Brook’s Lane Parke development

Amazon union vote looks close; Warrior Met strike enters second year

At Amazon, no’s lead the way, but ballots still need to be evaluated. At Warrior Met, workers are still on strike over contract disputes.

Fetch Rewards coming to Birmingham

Fetch Rewards, a consumer rewards app, plans to employ 200 in its office facility and customer service hub in Birmingham.

Retailers pick 2022 officers

Jodie Stanfield, of Local Joe’s in Rainbow City, has been elected chairman of the Alabama Retail Association. Other officers are Vice Chairman Michael Gee of...

Mobile-based Shoe Station acquired for $67 million

Shoe Station, a family-owned footwear retailer based in Mobile, has been acquired by Indiana-based Shoe Carnival for $67 million, the two companies announced today. Shoe...

Birmingham, Mastercard and Urban Impact announce #BuyBlackBham campaign

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin today announced a partnership with Mastercard and Urban Impact to create #BuyBlackBham to support Black-owned businesses during the holidays.

Retailers anticipate rosy holiday spending

At the height of last year’s winter pandemic surge, retail spending in Alabama during the holiday shopping season of November and December topped the...

Gadsden Mall thrives while many pine

The Gadsden Mall is thriving while others around the country are struggling.

2021 Retailers of the Year honored by Alabama Retail Association

The Alabama Retail Association this year recognized 11 retail businesses with operations in 13 Alabama cities as Alabama Retailers of the Year.

Heidi Elnora takes wedding gowns to Bergdorf Goodman

Birmingham wedding gown designer Heidi Elnora will celebrate her fifteenth year in business with a show October 1 and 2 at Bergdorf Goodman in...

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