retail

How Belk put Charlotte on the map, and what happens after bankruptcy

Long before Belk was bought by a private equity firm, and long before it announced plans to file for bankruptcy, the company helped shape the city we know...

Babe & Butcher to open first storefront in Camp North End

Cult-favorite charcuterie business Babe & Butcher is opening its first physical store this spring. You’ll be able to build your own cheese board. Why...

Charlotte icon Belk to file for bankruptcy

Belk, the 133-year-old department store chain based in Charlotte, says it will file for bankruptcy, marking the latest retail casualty amid the pandemic. Why...

Now open: 29 cool new openings in Charlotte from this fall

Our Now Open series is proudly presented by Charlotte Center City Partners. New businesses are part of what makes Charlotte great but don’t forget to take...

29 small business owners who proved 2020 wasn’t all bad

This roundup is really simple. It’s a celebration of some of the small businesses in Charlotte doing cool things, from expansion to pandemic pivots. This...

New tenants and expansions underway at Phillips Place amid major makeover

Phillips Place, one of the ritziest shopping centers in Charlotte, is evolving. If you walk around Phillips Place these days, you’ll notice ongoing...

200 days into the pandemic, Overstreet Mall is still a ‘ghost town’

After 27 years in business, two recessions, and a pandemic, Sue Teta packs up the last of the makeup and handbags at her shop’s Overstreet Mall home....

A barbershop with its own beer is opening in South End — and you can get a free haircut right now

Arrow, a straightforward barbershop with five chairs and retro vibes, opens today at South End’s Atherton. The exact address is 2028 South Boulevard,...

The Backlot is becoming Park Road Shopping Center’s entertainment district

EDENS, the company that owns and manages Park Road Shopping Center, has been talking for years about how much potential the plaza out back has. Now branded...