Posts Tagged ‘shopping’

Tigertree Launching Mobile Retail Truck

Tigertree Launching Mobile Retail Truck
Short North boutique, Tigertree, is expanding with a mobile retail truck scheduled to be cruising the streets of Columbus within the next month. The truck will house Tigertree’s unique mix of cards, gifts, accessories, apothecary and home decor similar to what’s found in the brick-and-mortar...
June 13th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Black Friday Boosts Sales for Short North Shops

Black Friday Boosts Sales for Short North Shops
Local businesses are capitalizing on days that shoppers are already eager to be out and about. Special holiday shopping days like Black Friday, Small Business Saturday or Cyber Monday take a bit of a twist when it comes to small businesses. Locally-owned shops typically can’t offer as deep of discounts...
November 22nd, 2013 | Trendspotting | Read More

Columbus Startup Jifiti Receives Substantial Investment

Columbus Startup Jifiti Receives Substantial Investment
Rapid expansion is on the horizon for mobile gifting app Jifiti. The startup recently secured $2.5 million in investments from Simon Property Group, Schottenstein Stores Corp. and the Jesselson Group. Simon Property Group is the largest owner of malls in U.S. The app is designed to make the gift-giving...
August 5th, 2013 | Announcements | 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

Jifiti makes gift giving easier

Jifiti makes gift giving easier
The Internet has dramatically altered the way we shop. Nowadays, with the click of a mouse, you can purchase just about anything your heart desires from the comfort of your own home. Though online shopping offers convenience (and affords retailers a nearly endless reach), the creators of Jifiti, a new...
January 7th, 2013 | 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

OffersBy.Me helps consumers find deals at local businesses

OffersBy.Me helps consumers find deals at local businesses
It’s safe to say that if you’re reading this story, at some time, you’ve seen an online advertisement. In fact, it may have been so compelling that it prompted you to make a purchase at the advertiser’s physical location. Obviously, that’s a win for the business, but it’s...
November 5th, 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