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April 16, 2007
A special place in the heart; Store specializes in mastectomy bras

After Julie DeNardi bought Greta's Flair Lingerie three years ago, she began noticing the number of inquiries she was getting from women with mastectomies. Their choice of lingerie was limited and often matronly. DeNardi decided... more »

April 15, 2007
La De Da opening new store

At a time when many small shops are closing their doors because of competition from mass retailers, a small women's boutique in downtown Roanoke is expanding its enterprise.La De Da, an eclectic women's clothing and... more »

April 15, 2007
Roseville gift store’s owner says the smoke is making her sick, but moving may be very costly

Lu Winslow owns and operates an exclusive Roseville gift shop, which means she sells you things you want but don't necessarily need."My average customers are middle-aged grandmas. I'm a frivolous store," she said with a... more »

April 13, 2007
Second store in the works at River Shores; Specialty food and gift shop prepping for May opening

Peter Koehn, owner of KP Construction, completes a measurement for a suspended ceiling installation at the construction site for Savoring Thyme, a new gourmet food, home and garden supply shop at the River Shores urban... more »

April 13, 2007
Community North adds shops and restaurants to entice visitors, patients and workers

They are not turning into shopping malls, but retailing is finding a niche along with rest, recovery and recuperation at Community Hospital North.The Northeastside hospital's $170 million expansion -- which opens for patients Monday --... more »

April 12, 2007
GolfARTGiclee showing Golf Note Cards at Stationery Show First Time

GolfARTGiclee, of Coppell, TX will exhibiting is unique and distinctive golf note card lines for the first time at the National Stationery Show in New York, May 20-23 at the Jacob Javits Convention, Booth 2975.... more »

April 12, 2007
OneCoast Expands Representation of Beatriz Ball

OneCoast, the largest and only national provider of sales and marketing services to vendors and retailers of home decor, gift and collegiate products, has announced that its sales team now represents Beatriz Ball Collection in... more »

April 12, 2007
Farcountries.com Announces The Arrival of North American Bear

New York - Plush toys that inspire the imagination, stimulate creative play and provide comfort for all ages, describe the whimsical world of the North American Bear Company. North American Bear is noted for its... more »

April 12, 2007
Zoobies Selected as Finalist for 2007 JPMA Innovation Awards Competition

Zoobies was started by two young brothers who wanted to produce something "new, innovative; and extremely cuddly; something that would be both fun for kids and handy for parents at home and on the road."... more »

April 12, 2007
Downtown look, upscale tastes; Owner of Clifton Park Center is luring innovative stores to remake shopping complex

Clifton Park -- The two owners of Mochalisa's, a new coffee shop at Clifton Park Center, were pretty happy about their first full day of operation on Tuesday. Only a few hours into their day,... more »

April 11, 2007
New downtown shop offers gourmet greatness

For fans of high-end food and gifts, Mawby's has a lot to offer. Just ask owner Chris Perry. "It's so difficult to describe, short of a book, what's in here," said Perry from within his... more »

April 11, 2007
St. Albans woman’s love turns her hobby into a successful business

Betty Ghazi began selling dolls in a small glass case near the cash register of her husband's St. Albans restaurant.They were part of her own massive doll collection, and parting with those few "just about... more »

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