Retail

Framingham shopping center to be transformed into apartments and retail stores

FRAMINGHAM – After years of decline, an $ 11.6 million deal puts Nobscot Plaza under new ownership with plans to turn it into a mixed-use development that includes shops and 150 apartments. “Progress is being made,” said District 1 City Councilor Christine Long, whose district includes the Nobscot Ward. “There …

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Holiday retail sales in the United States surge 8.5% as online shopping explodes, according to Mastercard

A customer pushes her cart during a Black Friday sale on November 26 in Indianapolis. Vacation sales have grown at the fastest rate in 17 years, according to a spending measure. (Darron Cummings, Associated Press) Estimated reading time: 1-2 minutes NEW YORK – Retail sales in the United States rose …

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Three accused of retail theft in West Sacramento – Daily Democrat

Three Sacramento residents have been charged with retail theft offenses in western Sacramento. Hank McGee, 61, and Mark Ray, 61, pleaded not guilty to multiple retail theft charges in Yolo County Superior Court on Thursday, according to a press release from the district attorney’s office. Satin Bowman, 45, was also …

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A market of 68.8 billion dollars by 2026 with a CAGR of 24.9% expected in 2021-2026

DUBLIN, 22 December 2021 / PRNewswire / – The report “Smart Retail: Technologies and Global Markets 2021-2026″ has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Research and Markets logo Smart retail technologies deliver faster, smarter, safer and more convenient services to shoppers. In addition to improving the customer experience, these services speed …

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Analysis: China Shines Regulatory Spotlight on Live Retail Boom

Live streaming sessions by Chinese streamers Li Jiaqi and Viya, real name Huang Wei, (left) are seen on Alibaba Taobao’s e-commerce app displayed on cellphones in this illustration photo taken December 14, 2021. Photo taken December 14, 2021. REUTERS / Florence Lo / Illustration Register now for FREE and unlimited …

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Apartments, retail space in Weymouth’s Columbian Square

WEYMOUTH – Construction of 30 apartments and two commercial spaces is currently underway on the site of a former bank in Columbian Square. Ballybreen Ventures and CMK Development Partners are building 30 residential units and two commercial units at 88 Pleasant Street. The new building, called The Vault at 88, …

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Southern California retail jobs surpass pre-pandemic levels – San Bernardino Sun

What appears to be a strong holiday shopping season has pushed the payrolls of Southern California retailers above pre-pandemic employment levels. In November, traders in the four-county area added 23,400 workers, compared with a growing monthly 7,600 jobs during the recovery. November has traditionally been a big hiring month for …

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27 people arrested on suspicion of retail theft during weeklong siege

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Authorities arrested 27 suspected thieves and made 21 more arrests in weeklong siege against organized retail theft and highway violence, it was announced Tuesday. California Highway Patrol investigators from the Border Division’s Organized Crime Task Force (ORCTF) worked with 10 retail partners in San Diego and …

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The retail technology space during the Covid pandemic – Retail Technology Innovation Hub

We have been operating in a “normal” state for a few months now. But things are not the way they were before and the experiences of the past two years and the new learned behaviors will not be hastily forgotten. To understand what customers want, what brands expect, and uncover …

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Millions of Indians join pandemic-fueled rush to invest in retail

Inside a cramped photocopy kiosk in Mumbai, Umesh Khamkar checked his phone every 30 minutes. He is the owner of the small store, but Khamkar was focusing on his other more lucrative business as a day trader. These days, he makes more money trading stocks on an app than he …

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