{You’re Invited} Get Caught Doing the Independent Business Crawl!

Shop Local Raleigh is challenging consumers to “Celebrate Your Independents” by visiting at least 12 different Shop Local Raleigh independent businesses between July 1 and September 15. All you have to do is pick up a game card at almost any Shop Local Raleigh business or download it here. Then, visit any 12 Shop Local […]

Green Thumb Goodness at Beleza on Saturday

As with every summer, P. Dail and Sara from Beleza {Raleigh | online} are offering up to shoppers the bounty from their green thumb efforts! Check out the details below and stop by to see them this weekend. Each year we are happy to share our fresh herbs with our customers, of course free! This […]

First Friday for Shoppers!

There’s art, there’s wine, there’s dining… and now fearless shoppers… there’s retail, too! Gypsy Jule Grand Opening Event 6pm-9pm Join the girls at Gypsy Jule, Downtown Raleigh’s newest womens clothing and accessories boutique, for an evening of fun and celebration with specials, prizes, live music, and complimentary light fare from The Rockford. (And beer and […]

One for the Late Night Crew!

(Or early morning, depending on when you read this.) I just couldn’t wait until Wednesday morning to post these super important updates, because as we all know good and well… shopping is important business! 🙂 First Things First: Wednesday – April 6th, 2011 – 10am until 4pm 5th Annual Accessorize with Pi Phi Shopping. For […]

Happy First Friday, Y’all!

Look what I found in my email this morning from Ornamentea: Friday night join us for a free First Friday project at our work table. Make this sweet pair of soaring bird earrings and welcome Spring. The free First Friday project is available every First Friday from 6:30-8:30. One project per person, please. Jewelry? Downtown […]

It’s Here – the 2010 Black Friday Deal Guide for Raleigh, Cary, and Durham Shoppers!

Click here to view it online! A few of the specials featured in today’s enews include: Dapper {a style house}: The “Back in Black” Friday Sale is one is for all the gentlemen: 25% off for the gents all day on Black Friday! Fred’s Beds: Save 20% off store-wide, 10% off Sleep to Live (the […]

{You’re Invited} Cute Buttons Gift and Paper Boutique Holiday Open House benefiting SAFE Haven for Cats

On Tuesday I told you about Swagger’s Holiday Open House taking place from 6:00pm until 9:00pm today, but I would be remiss if I didn’t also give you the skinny on another great Cary retailer, Cute Buttons Gift and Paper Boutique, too! (Especially since there is plenty of time to attend both and even stop […]

{You’re Invited} The Eighth Annual Swagger Gifts Holiday Open House

I just bought tickets to the Swagger Gifts {Cary | online} Holiday Open House Preview Party and I could not be more excited about the upcoming holiday season, thanks to this kick-off event that I haven’t missed in years. Who needs to wait for Black Friday when you’ve got great deals happening this weekend? Not […]

{Giveaway} We have a Swagger Gifts winner!

At the end of August we posted a fun giveaway, chosen by I <3 Retail contributor, Renee! The lucky winner of the Anne Taintor goodies and $10.00 gift certificate to Cary’s Swagger Gifts (who entered herself  into our contest by commenting on facebook!) is none other than… Yay, Jill! This is perfect timing because this […]

{Giveaway} Goodies from Swagger Gifts!

I’m so excited to announce that we have hit 300 fans/”likes”/(whatever you want to call yourselves!) on facebook this weekend! To celebrate, we’re having a little giveaway from Cary’s Swagger Gifts. Why? Well to celebrate, that’s why! (And it’s also because Mandy Becker, owner of Swagger Gifts — and recent Gifts and Decorative Accessories Retailer […]