retail

See inside: Ladies of Lineage’s new Phillips Place showroom, with its designated “yes moment” space.

Natasha Duff-Cole started a bridal gown store on the heels of the recession. Yesterday she opened her newest Ladies of Lineage space, 2,800-square-foot...

Lowe’s CEO: Charlotte’s rapid growth is a boom for home improvement retailers

The kind of growth Charlotte is experiencing — we’ve jumped 20% in population since 2020 — is fueling an incredible run for the home improvement...

Blackhawk Hardware forced to close short-lived $25K slide

For two short days in July, kids and adults alike lined up inside Blackhawk Hardware for a ride down its shiny, twisty, happy new red slide. What’s...

Belk to sublease Charlotte HQ as employees transition to hybrid work

Belk is putting its headquarters on Tyvola Road up for full or partial sublease, Costar first reported. The company is considering other options for its...

What’s next for Belk after new CEO takes the helm

Last week, Belk named a new CEO. Nir Patel, previously Belk’s chief merchandising officer, takes over for Lisa Harper, who led the company through the...

Now open: 20 cool new openings in Charlotte in 2021 so far

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...

Zara, Wegmans, Wawa and 9 other retailers Charlotte wants

Charlotte’s landed several big national retailers in recent years, but there’s more left on locals’ wish list. The latest: We have a...

Build your own cheese board at Babe & Butcher’s new storefront

Cult-favorite charcuterie business Babe & Butcher is opening its first physical store this Saturday, June 12. Why it matters: Camp North End has seen...

Retail roundup: The latest store opening news in Charlotte in April

We’re doing a new thing. At the end of each month, we’ll share a roundup of the latest retail opening announcements around the Charlotte area....

Lowe’s buys well-known brand in a competitive bid to bolster profitability

Lowe’s has purchased a popular carpet and flooring brand called Stainmaster as a way to give itself a competitive edge. Lowe’s, based in...

Lowe’s is changing up its stores to gain a competitive edge

To help drive sales among its important professional customer base, Mooresville-based Lowe’s is making upgrades to its stores nationwide. Why it matters:...

Moxie Mercantile is opening a third location

Moxie Mercantile, the family-run Plaza Midwood boutique that sells gifts and artisan-made wares, is expanding into downtown Matthews next month. Details: The...