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Articles tagged with 'Retail'


Local jewelry maker caught Steve Madden's eye

Published Oct. 2, 2015

Oconomowoc's Tammy Spice started beading jewelry when she was a little girl and she had no idea at the time it would morph into a lucrative career for her grown-up self.


Mayfair welcomes kate spade new york

Published June 29, 2015

Today, Mayfair announced kate spade new york will join the mall's retailer lineup. The first-in-Wisconsin kate spade new york full-price store is projected to open in spring 2016 and will be located on the lower level center court.


11 fierce female business owners

Published May 24, 2015

Many Milwaukee women are major contributors to local business, and here are 11 who are providing life-enhancing outlets for Brew City shoppers and, in many cases, building community at the same time.


The life and times of a retail security agent

Published Dec. 1, 2014

I held one job in college, and it was probably the best one you could have: a loss prevention agent for a major retailer. I chased crack heads, tussled with gangsters and ruined many a prom night. Seriously. It's why I kept doing it as a part-time gig even after I started writing.


Sachen Contemporary Imports moving to Mequon

Published March 12, 2014

Today, via Facebook, Sachen Contemporary Imports, the funky store that carries a variety of items from toys to home wares, announced it was moving to Mequon


Stag Barbershop adds chairs, room to grow

Published Dec. 9, 2013

It only took three years for Jess Stern, the owner of Stag Barbershop, to outgrow her space. Fortunately, the adjacent retail space directly to her north became available, and it was perfectly configured already, having been a barbershop decades earlier and some of the original hardware was still in place.


There are no shopping "quickies" this time of year

Published Dec. 5, 2013

As if it weren't enough that retailers went into Christmas mode while most of us were still trick or treating, I was also still really reeling from the notion that Thanksgiving Eve has now been christened "Brown Thursday." And then there's Cyber Monday. And don't forget #GivingTuesday ...


Kohl's, Boston Store will open Thanksgiving night

Published Oct. 21, 2013

Can't wait for Black Friday and the Christmas and Holiday season? This year, Kohl's Department Stores and Boston Stores will open its doors at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.


New Walgreen's feels a bit like a mini Target

Published Sept. 27, 2013

Target's left the market somewhat wide open since it doesn't have a store that's truly convenient for residents of Downtown Milwaukee, the East Side, Shorewood and Whitefish Bay. The new Walgreen's at 4041 Oakland Ave. in Shorewood just may have captured this market as it feels like a mini Target.


Is this your Walmart?

Published July 20, 2013

"My" Walmart, or the one that's closest to me, is on East Capitol Drive in Milwaukee. Walter Loeb's recent Forbes piece, "Why are Walmart Stores Such a Mess?" made me think that he very well could have been writing about this location.


Bayshore gets a slew of new stores

Published May 24, 2013

Bayshore Town Center announced today the advent of several new retail stores, as well as the renovation and relocation of several existing tenants.