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Jan 13, 2020

An Athleta store is on its way to Mayfaire Town Center, according to a job notice on Gap Inc.'s hiring website. Mayfaire officials confirmed the upcoming store in an announcement Tuesday, stating the Athleta is expected to open at 6807 Main St. in the former J. Crew space, next to Brixx Wood Fired Pizza, in the spring of this year. “We are excited ...

Dec 17, 2019

Air Force veterans who recently moved to Wilmington have opened a store at The Cotton Exchange. The new tenant for the collection of shops in historic structures in downtown Wilmington is The Coastal Farmhouse Home Decor, 364 Nutt St. The owners are Jennifer and Glenn Parker, who both served in the Air Force and moved to the Port City from Tennessee. A ribbon-cutt ...

Dec 6, 2019

Shoppers at Mayfaire Town Center now have the option to patronize a Lily Pulitzer retail store, according to an announcement Thursday. A store that sold the resort wear brand at the center, Palm Garden, recently transitioned from a Lily Pulitzer signature store into a retail store, a news release stated. Palm Garden owner Beverly Cook explained the change i ...

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Posted Nov 22, 2019
As we start to prepare for the holidays, that means grocery shopping, Christmas shopping, time with family at the movies, eating out, and playing laser tag. But for those businesses, that means an influx of people crossing their doors. For the business owner, this is one of the times to confirm that your general liability and business property policy coverage is active, as it may be subject to mor...read entire article
Oct 22, 2019

At Mayfaire, Store Moves In To Former Bevello Space

By Cece Nunn, posted Oct 22, 2019

Paisley, a clothing, shoes and accessories store for women, opened Saturday at 6837 Main St., formerly occupied by a different clothing store, bevello. The previous tenant closed all of its stores, including the Mayfaire Town Center location, in August. Paisley owner Lauren King said she also has a store at Crabtree Valley mall in Raleigh and had been working on a Ma ...

Sep 16, 2019

Clothing Store Desert Rose Expands Downtown

By Johanna Cano, posted Sep 16, 2019

Desert Rose, a clothing boutique started by sisters Mavis (right) and Louise Rose, has expanded downtown as a response to the growth the store has seen since opening a year ago. Previously, the boutique had a smaller space at The Hallway Shops downtown. Now, the store is at 208 North Front St., a 1,500-square-foot location that opened two weeks ago. “We were [a ...

Aug 29, 2019

The Mayfaire Town Center location of Southern Tide, a lifestyle and apparel brand based in Greenville, South Carolina, is closing. The Southern Tide Signature Store at Mayfaire, 925 Town Center Drive, advertised a 30 to 75% off closing sale this week. It's expected to close by or before Sept. 15, according to the Southern Tide Wilmington page on Facebook. &q ...

Aug 20, 2019

More retail and service options for the furry members of the family are coming to Wilmington with several businesses slated to open soon. Camp Run-A-Mutt, a cage-free dog daycare and boarding franchise at 2541 Carolina Beach Road, has planned a pre-opening party from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday and its official opening Monday, according to a news release. Owners John and Lisa ...

Aug 16, 2019

A Raleigh fashion retailer that had a store at Mayfaire Town Center has closed all of its stores in North and South Carolina. The women's clothing boutique called bevello, 6837 Main St., closed Aug. 9, according to a sign on the door Friday. A post on bevello's Facebook page from Aug. 8 said every bevello store left open would be closing that day.  " ...

Aug 7, 2019

Silverhammer Design, a retail store featuring custom-made furniture pieces and art made by a husband-and-wife team, has opened at The Cotton Exchange. The store, opened by Lorrie and Dennis Brewer at 312 Nutt St., provides a showroom for the design and build company that has been operating since 2015. Silverhammer focuses on industrial and modern styles but can creat ...

Aug 5, 2019

Wilmington-based Apache Supply Inc. and Coastal Contractor Supply have been acquired by Ram Tool Construction Supply Co., a Birmingham, Alabama-based construction supply distributor, according to an announcement Monday. The acquisition, made for an undisclosed amount, will allow Ram Tool to grow in the Carolinas, an area that has seen growth in the construction field. ...

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