Posts Tagged ‘retail’

2013 Franklin County Retail Report Released

2013 Franklin County Retail Report Released
Press Release: Franklin County, Columbus Chamber Release 2013 Franklin County Retail Report Key report findings focus on sales tax revenue, real estate vacancy rates Columbus, OH – Sales tax revenues are rebounding and retail vacancy rates continue to decrease, according to the 2013 Franklin County...
June 15th, 2013 | Announcements | Read More

Chute Gerdeman Helps National Retailers Thrive

Chute Gerdeman Helps National Retailers Thrive
Thanks to many different types of evolving technology, the world of retail branding has changed rapidly in recent years. Shoppers have gotten smarter, and retail businesses have had to update their branding and marketing efforts to reflect that. Chute Gerdeman is a local company that has carved out a...
June 11th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Local Retail Businesses Inivited to Annual Summit on June 12

Local Retail Businesses Inivited to Annual Summit on June 12
The Columbus Chamber and The Franklin County Board of Commissioners are collaborating to host this year’s Franklin County Retail Summit on June 12th. The event is free to attend and is planned to help local retailers and retail entrepreneurs gain insights on the local industry. Guest speakers at...
June 9th, 2013 | Upcoming Events | Read More

SeeMore merges in-store and at-home shopping using smartphone technology

SeeMore merges in-store and at-home shopping using smartphone technology
The first time Neal Applefeld read about augmented reality, he was captivated. The idea that digital content could be triggered in the live world fascinated him. At the time, the technology was just making the leap from desktop to mobile. After creating a toy with an integrated digital experience and...
May 14th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

roll: to open a shop in Chicago

roll: to open a shop in Chicago
If all goes according to plan, roll: will open its first store outside Ohio in mid-April. The bicycle shop’s fourth location will be in a 4,300-square-foot space on Clybourn Avenue in Lincoln Park, meaning its customer demographics and retail neighbors will be comparable to those at roll:’s...
March 27th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Alison Rose opening shop in Clintonville this spring

Alison Rose opening shop in Clintonville this spring
Alison Rose will soon have a place to call home. The company −whose specialties are hand printed apparel, handbags, wallets, and accessories− will be moving to a 1,000-square-foot space at 3039 Indianola Ave. in Clintonville near Studio 35. The new digs will double as a retail shop and workspace...
March 25th, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Robert Mason eager to grow its presence in Columbus

Robert Mason eager to grow its presence in Columbus
Robert Grimmett knew at an early age that he wanted to be a merchant. When his peers were asking for toys, Grimmett’s Christmas wish lists included adding machines and business telephones and inventory for the many shops he started out of  his parents’ home. At six years old, Grimmett started...
March 22nd, 2013 | Business Profiles | Read More

Petit Green experiences growth thanks to concierge gift registry

Petit Green experiences growth thanks to concierge gift registry
Since Petit Green began offering a concierge gift registry, its registry business has jumped 19 percent and additional double-digit growth is expected in 2013. Located at Polaris Fashion Place, Petit Green offers a variety of products for babies and children −from strollers and bedding to toys and...
February 11th, 2013 | Announcements | Read More