Calling All Cycling Enthusiasts!

If you live in Charlotte and have a passion for biking, you are in for a real treat: Giordana Cycling is adding a pop-up shop just in time for the holidays! You can find the pop-up shop at 811 Providence Road and it will be there from December 5, 2015 until January 9, 2016. Giordana is an Italian […]

{Movers & Shakers} Feelgoodz Opens Up Shop on Glenwood South

Howdy, neighbors! We’re delighted to see that the gang at Feelgoodz has joined iheartretail.com in setting up shop on Glenwood South! In addition to the “Treehouse” (also in Downtown Raleigh) on Wilmington Street, the feel good flip flop and flats gang has opened the Glenwood South shop as more of a corporate office for its […]

Bald Head Blues Opens Five Points Location

Our friends at Bald Head Blues have put down brick-and-mortar roots right here in Raleigh and I could not be more excited for them! Check out these pictures from their friends and family opening party back in September for a first look at the new store: The boutique, located in Five Points, features Bald Head […]

Downtown Raleigh Alliance Seeks to Increase Number of Retail Shops

The Downtown Raleigh Alliance (DRA) recently announced new incentives for retailers in hopes to fill empty storefront locations with retail shops. The incentives, available to soft-goods retailers, include grants, promotional services, and business planning services. The grants (up to $5,000) have the opportunity to help retailers with up-fit improvements, which in turn, will allow them to dedicate more […]

{Movers & Shakers} Downtown Raleigh’s Lighting Inc. Moves to North Raleigh Location

Antique light fixture retailer, Lighting Inc., will be moving from its current Downtown Raleigh Peace St. location to a spot in North Raleigh after 65 years in business. Lighting Inc. sells and fixes antique light fixtures and chandeliers. The business will move to 1608 N. Market Drive near Wake Forest Rd. by Oct. 1st as a […]

{Movers & Shakers} Retail Store Changes in Downtown Raleigh’s Glenwood South

Beloved clothing and accessories store, Cat Banjo, has officially closed its doors at its Downtown Raleigh Glenwood Ave. location. While it’s physical presence will be missed, the retailer will shift to focus exclusively on it online shop and non-profit animal rescue efforts. Cat Banjo is known for its one-of-a-kind clothing, jewelry, and gifts that local artists. The […]

Gypsy Jule Returns to Downtown Raleigh with New Brick and Mortar Location

Gypsy Jule, a bohemian retailer known for its vintage camper that pops up at local special events, will be returning to its Downtown Raleigh roots with a new brick-and-mortar location soon! The owner of Gypsy Jule previously operated a women’s boutique  on West. St. a few years ago but closed to focus on the development of the online […]

Moon & Lola Teams up with Bourbon & Bowties – and Visits Cameron Village, Too!

Everyone loves Moon & Lola (founded in Apex, NC – holler at your local brands!). And everyone also loves Bourbon and Boweties. But know what’s even better? A mash-up of the two! The designers between the iconic brands, Kelly from Moon and Carley from Bourbon, have been touring retailers around the country over the last few […]

Junior League of Raleigh Shopping Spree Event Adds Local Vendors

For the first time in its history, the Junior League of Raleigh’s annual holiday fundraising event, A Shopping SPREE!, is accepting applications from Wake County brick-and-mortar businesses to participate in the event. A Shopping SPREE! is a four-day shopping expo that draws in over 160 vendors and over 12,000 shoppers in late October/early November – […]

{New Boutique on the Block} Jarrett Bay Launches Clothing Company and Releases Summer 2015 Collection

The iconic North Carolina boat manufacturer has made a staple out of its t-shirt and accessories collection among anglers and coastal lifestyle fans, so it only makes perfect sense that Jarrett Bay has launched a full-scale clothing company and summer collection to boot. According to a press release, Jarrett Bay “long known for the construction […]