Posts Tagged ‘retail’

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

Skreened developing technology to help artists, designers monetize their work

Skreened developing technology to help artists, designers monetize their work
On-demand T-shirt and apparel manufacturer Skreened has developed a platform that will eventually make it easier for its customers to market the products they create. Skreened’s director of marketing, Tanisha Robinson, was instrumental in bringing the Columbus company’s latest platform, Skreened...
May 25th, 2012 | Announcements | Read More

Weiland’s Gourmet Market in business for more than 50 years

Weiland’s Gourmet Market in business for more than 50 years
Weiland’s Gourmet Market has evolved considerably during the last half-century. When John Williams and George Weiland opened the market in 1961, it primarily sold meat. A few years later, the business moved to Indianoloa Avenue and Garden Road, where more groceries were added, as well as a deli,...
February 6th, 2012 | Business Profiles | Read More

Boring provides insight into local retail industry trends

Boring provides insight into local retail industry trends
Columbus-based Boulevard Strategies has released its seventh annual “Top 10 List.” The list −a collection of trends, insights, observations and musings regarding the retail industry in Central Ohio and beyond− is written with the help of many retail-related articles that pique Chris...
January 20th, 2012 | Expert Perspective | Read More

Black Friday sales pay off in the long term for smaller retail businesses

Black Friday sales pay off in the long term for smaller retail businesses
Black Friday is the busiest shopping day of the year for many retailers across the nation, but for smaller boutiques and independent shops, that’s not always the case. “Last year was the first year we tried to pull people into our business for Black Friday and I can’t say it was successful,”...
November 25th, 2011 | Trendspotting | Read More

Five tips for finding the ideal space to open a restaurant

Five tips for finding the ideal space to open a restaurant
Randy Sokol of Sokol & Associates The majority of my restaurant experience comes from growing up in my family’s restaurants: Tee Jaye’s Country Place. From age 10 through college and all the way up to 2005, I worked at Tee Jaye’s. You could find me working every position, from dishwasher...
November 14th, 2011 | Tips of the Trade | Read More