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Up-fit Grants Awarded to Three Downtown Raleigh Retailers






Downtown retailers Gypsy Jule, Port of Raleigh, and Retro Modern Furnishings are the most recent award recipients of up-fit incentive grants by the Downtown Raleigh Alliance. Each of the deserving downtown retailers received grants ranging from $3,000-$5,000, depending on the size of their store, and were selected through an application process. The Downtown Raleigh Alliance established […]

Fashion show in Cary, NC on Friday, May 6!

{You’re Invited} Spring Fashion Show in Cary






Three Cary boutiques are putting on one great fashion show for a cause on Friday, May 6.

House of Swank Clearance Sale

{Sale Alert} Weekly Sale Roundup – Mar. 4, 2016






Save money and shop local this weekend – lots of listings from Raleigh, Cary, Apex, and Wilmington in this week’s roundup.

Welcome Lindsey to the iheartretail.com team!

Lindsey Bacon Joins the iheartretail.com Editorial Team






Hi y’all, I am currently a senior at North Carolina State University. I’m majoring in Fashion and Textile Management with a concentration in Brand Management and Marketing. I am also minoring in Business Administration. I grew up in North Carolina and love everything southern; hardwood floors, antiques, peaches and country music just to name a […]

Trig Modern's Bob Drake and Ann Marie Baum

Trig Modern Relocating from Downtown To Whitaker Mill






The Five Points and Whitaker Mill areas just outside of Downtown Raleigh are getting some great retail lately – here’s the latest installment! via company press release Trig Modern Announces Relocation To “Dock 1053” Joining a new business and retail center on Whitaker Mill Road. January 13, 2016 (Raleigh, NC) — Bob Drake, owner of […]

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{You’re Invited} Spring Fashion Show in Cary






Three Cary boutiques are putting on one great fashion show for a cause on Friday, May 6.

{Our Team} Meet Gentry!






My name is Gentry Anderson and I am a sophomore at NC State. I have been a part of the iheartretail.com team since November 2015 and have enjoyed every second of it!

Up-fit Grants Awarded to Three Downtown Raleigh Retailers






Downtown retailers Gypsy Jule, Port of Raleigh, and Retro Modern Furnishings are the most recent award recipients of up-fit incentive grants by the Downtown Raleigh Alliance. Each of the deserving downtown retailers received grants ranging from $3,000-$5,000, depending on the size of their store, and were selected through an application process. The Downtown Raleigh Alliance established […]

{Man Style Monday} Pitch & Primer






Pitch & Primer, a new men’s retail shop, is being built in Downtown Raleigh with the purpose of redefining the modern man’s shopping experience. The store will offer a variety of brands, personal stylists, and even a craft beer bar to provide men with a unique shopping environment. While the physical store is under construction, […]

{You’re Invited} Spring Fashion Show at bevello






It’s time to RSVP for the 2016 Spring Fashion Show at bevello’s Cameron Village – it’s happening Wednesday, March 23rd. Show Secrets: The color trend forecast this coming spring transcends cultural and gender norms. Vivid brights give way to excitement and optimism, though quiet stability prevails in this season’s palette. This spring you can expect […]

{You’re Invited} Sympli Trunk Show & Fashion Shows at Kristen’s






Pieces do not fade or lose shape, with sizes 2-26 available. Fashion show attendees will receive $20 off an in-store Sympli purchase. Call 984-202-5030 to RSVP.

{Final Sale} Ornamentea’s Final Party






After a seventeen year long run, Downtown Raleigh’s Ornamentea bead and jewelry-making retailer will be closing up shop.