Posts Tagged ‘retail’

Spoonful Records thriving downtown

Spoonful Records thriving downtown
It’s a familiar story− a young professional bored with their current job decides to go into business for themself. However, the way Brett Ruland went about choosing his entrepreneurial path is a bit unusual. He filled up a piece of notebook paper with job ideas. But none of them seemed to jump...
December 18th, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More

LP Designs looking to share its Short North retail space

LP Designs looking to share its Short North retail space
LP Designs opened in Powell in spring 2010, and relocated to a bigger space in the Short North about a year ago. Now, the retailer is looking to share its home with another unique business. Located at 642 N. High St., Suite B, LP Designs sells handcrafted furnishings, decorative home accessories, and...
December 5th, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More

Celebrate Local moving to new storefront in January 2013

Celebrate Local moving to new storefront in January 2013
In the new year, Celebrate Local will have a new home at Easton Town Center. The shop, which sells a variety of Ohio-produced handmade and artisan goods, is relocating to a 2,943-square-foot space at 3952 Townsfair Way, located between Panera Bread and Restoration Hardware across from Crate & Barrel. Celebrate...
November 23rd, 2012 | Announcements | Read More

House Wine still going strong after 5 years

House Wine still going strong after 5 years
Donnie Austin moved to Ohio in 2001 for an engineering job at Honda Motor Co. Six years later, he decided it was time for a change. Austin didn’t like his job, but he did like wine, and he wanted to share his passion and knowledge with others. So in November 2007, just as the U.S. economy began...
November 2nd, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More

At Work: Converting an old church to another use

At Work: Converting an old church to another use
John Hoffman, co-owner of Columbus Camera Group. Adapting a building for a use other than what it was intended is not always easy, but always appreciated. The Columbus Camera Group has had its business inside a church that was originally home to the North Congregational. Later, the building housed the...
October 15th, 2012 | At Work | Read More

FRiNGE seeking funding for build-out

FRiNGE seeking funding for build-out
We first wrote about Greg Turner’s entrepreneurial exploits nearly two years ago. Well, a lot has changed since then. Fringe Outfitters launched in fall 2010 as an online clothing boutique selling men’s and women’s duds. Then, in spring 2011, Turner began hosting pop-up shops in a...
August 21st, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More

Dames Bond Market Place to open in the Short North next month

Dames Bond Market Place to open in the Short North next month
The Short North is gaining another retailer next month. Located at 1188 N. High St., the Dames Bond Market Place will host a soft opening Sept. 11. A grand opening is slated for the first weekend in November. The shop, which spans almost 1,600 square feet, will carry a variety of local products, from...
August 17th, 2012 | Announcements | Read More

BidSwan allows businesses to auction merchandise online

BidSwan allows businesses to auction merchandise online
While at Northstar Café in Clintonville reading a magazine article about an e-commerce startup using a name-your-own-price model to sell event tickets, Joshua Kibbey decided one could sell practically anything using that model. Then, while mentally working through that idea, he started talking with...
July 9th, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More