retail

Retail roundup: The latest on store openings in and around Charlotte

Locally owned retailers and national chains alike continued to open or announce opening plans for Charlotte this fall. Buying local: Though it’s...

Charlotte’s favorite grocery stores, ranked by our readers

Charlotteans have very strong opinions about grocery stores. Shopping for food is a personal experience, and plenty of factors sway where and why people choose...

PGA Tour Superstore coming to Charlotte

North Carolina’s first PGA TOUR Superstore is coming to Charlotte in spring 2022. Why it matters: It’s one of those stores Charlotte folks say they...

The rise of IOU shopping in Charlotte

Americans’ use of “buy-now-pay-later” options has skyrocketed in recent years — and retailers are capitalizing on the trend. Why it...

7 cool things other cities have that Charlotte needs

While we’re still waiting on our Zara, here are a few other unique concepts I’d like to see open in Charlotte. (1) A book store with a Champagne...

Scoop: Girl Tribe’s opening an experiential retail store in Birkdale

Girl Supply, an Instagrammable immersive shopping experience from the creators of Girl Tribe, plans to open in early 2022 in Huntersville’s Birkdale...

New retail collective joins Camp North End just in time for holiday shopping

It’s called Lokal (low-kay) and it officially opens on Saturday, Nov. 27, in the Mount District near Leah & Louise and Babe & Butcher. Why it...

How it started: Society Social — Charlotte’s grandmillennial design playground

How it started is a new series that takes a peek behind the curtain of Charlotte small businesses. It’s inspired by NPR’s How I Built This, a...

When is Charlotte getting a Zara?

Anytime Axios Charlotte shares news about a trendy chain coming to town, we get questions about Zara. When we shared that Outdoor Voices is coming to South End...

Outdoor Voices is opening in South End

The athleisure brand Outdoor Voices will open early 2022 on the ground floor of the new Lowe’s tower in South End. Lucy Butler with THRIFT Commercial...

Gift guide: 12 local luxury gift ideas $100+

Holiday season has arrived and so has the pressure to start checking off your gift list. If you’re looking to splurge this year, here are 12 local...

Now’s the time to start holiday shopping in Charlotte this year

Supply chain issues have left businesses scrambling to stock their stores for the holidays. Why it matters: Charlotte retailers that fought to survive the...