Retailers: Send Us Your Black Friday & Small Business Saturday Offers!

Our annual holiday weekend shopping guide returns next week – here’s your chance to be included, for free!

Retailers: Send Us Your Job Postings!

Are you hiring for the holidays – or just growing in general and need more help in your store? Let us know so we can share your job opening!

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 […]

{For Retailers} NCRMA T.A.P. Talks Happening Near You!

Topics include merchandising, marketing, intellectual property, insurance needs, employees and HR, business structure (tax, legal), e-commerce, leasing, and staying compliant with sales tax and other regulations.

RETAILERS: Send Us Your Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, & Cyber Monday Details!

It’s that time of year again… Black Friday is less than two weeks away! Since 2008, we have published a listing of all of the local retailers and brands participating in Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Money that we can find. Our goal is to help shoppers keep their holiday spending local, and […]

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 […]

For Retailers: NC Retail Merchants Association Hosts “Put Raleigh on the Map” Google Event

Calling all less-than-Google-savvy local retailers: the NC Retail Merchants Association wants to help you put your business on the (Google) Map! On Tuesday, July 28, from 8:00 a.m. until 9 a.m., the trade organization will host a free event to help businesses with their online business listing at their office at 209 Fayetteville Street in […]

{You’re Invited} The Shop Local Raleigh Boutique Blowout is Back!

The Shop Local Raleigh Boutique Blowout is back and this year it’ll be held on Friday, August 8, at Cobblestone Hall in Downtown Raleigh’s historic City Market. The Boutique Blowout features local stores selling off their excess inventory at deeply discounted prices from 4:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. VIP tickets are available in advance only […]

Don’t Forget: Sign Up to Get the 4th Annual I Heart Retail Black Friday Shopping List!

What’s better than the annual I Heart Retail Black Friday shopping list – featuring all of the local retailer specials in town… compiled into one nice list? Having it delivered directly to your inbox… that’s what! And as a bonus, the annual collection now also includes Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. It’s an entire […]

{Movers & Shakers} Lots of Retail Happenings in Store for August!

July is almost over, but that’s ok… because there is a lot to look forward to in August! Dress {Raleigh} closed its location on Glenwood South yesterday to pack all of their great consignment and new merchandise and move just a few miles away to their sparkly new location at Ridgewood Shopping Center (3528 Wade […]