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Sep 19, 2018

In support of Hurricane Florence relief efforts, grocery store chain Harris Teeter announced a pledge of up to $125,000 to the American Red Cross, which supports affected communities by providing relief supplies, emergency response units and support for reconstruction.  Harris Teeter will match customer donations, up to $125,000, made at Harris Teeter stores t ...

Sep 15, 2018

Some Stores Begin To Open Despite Road Hazards

By Cece Nunn, posted Sep 15, 2018

Hundreds of people were flocking to Wilmington Harris Teeter stores on Saturday searching for open locations, despite hazardous driving conditions and warnings from officials, including Gov. Roy Cooper, to stay off roads as a result of what is now Tropical Storm Florence.  "We always want to make sure that we are giving our communities access to food and medic ...

Sep 10, 2018

Stores in Wilmington have been increasing their supplies to meet the demand of pre-hurricane shopping as people and businesses prepare for Hurricane Florence, which had strengthened to a Category 4 as of Monday afternoon.  Lowe’s Home Improvement launched an emergency command center for around-the-clock preparations for the hurricane, according to a news rele ...

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Jul 31, 2018

BMW Of Wilmington Redesign Adds Space, Employees

By Johanna Cano, posted Jul 31, 2018

BMW of Wilmington’s new reconstructed and redesigned facility tripled the dealership's size and resulted in additional sales team members, according to a news release. The Baker Motor Co.-owned dealership is 34,000 square feet and has an increased inventory of new and used vehicles. BMW of Wilmington and Porsche Wilmington, both owned by Baker Motor Co. and lo ...

Jul 24, 2018

Veterinary Clinic Opens Inside Walmart In Wilmington

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jul 24, 2018

A veterinary clinic opened recently inside a Walmart in Wilmington. VetIQ Petcare, which says it specializes in affordable veterinary care for dogs and cats, opened inside the Walmart at 5135 Carolina Beach Road. The new clinic opened about a month ago and is the third VetIQ location to open in North Carolina, Kathleen Intiso, wellness supervisor for VetIQ, said Tuesday ...

Jul 20, 2018

Mermaid Cove Opens New Store In Wilmington

By Johanna Cano, posted Jul 20, 2018

Mermaid Cove, a clothing boutique specializing in nautical-style apparel, décor and jewelry, opened its first Wilmington store last week. The store is in unit 105 at 1437 Military Cutoff Road next to P.T.’s Olde Fashioned Grille. The boutique is at the former location of Elle, a women’s clothing boutique that opened in 2016. The Wilmington location ...

Jul 2, 2018

Pretties & Co. Boutique Opening At Mayfaire Town Center

By Johanna Cano, posted Jul 2, 2018

Pretties & Co. Boutique is expected to open at Mayfaire Town Center in August, said store manager Zoey Weeks. The women’s clothing store will be located at 6866 Main St., beside Sleep Number and at the former Coastal Urge location, a retail apparel business that closed in May. Weeks said Pretties & Co. officials liked the Mayfaire location because of th ...

Jun 28, 2018

Big Sky Design Expands Into Retail

By Johanna Cano, posted Jun 28, 2018

Big Sky Design's new addition of a home design store and studio space has received a good response from customers, however, the off-the-beaten path location has required them to increase awareness of the new shop, said store manager Rileigh Wilkins. The residential and commercial design firm was founded in 1997 in Wilmington. It opened the shop and studio addition i ...

Jun 26, 2018

CarMax Location On Market St. To Hire 60 People

By Johanna Cano, posted Jun 26, 2018

CarMax Auto Superstores is hiring 60 employees to fill full-time and part-time positions in its new Wilmington location, according to a news release Tuesday. Some of the positions CarMax is looking for include automotive repair specialists, detailers, inventory associates, sales specialists and customer specialists. CarMax is offering a bonus of up to $5,000 for automot ...

Jun 20, 2018

Three New Stores Open At The Cotton Exchange

By Johanna Cano, posted Jun 20, 2018

Three new stores have opened at The Cotton Exchange in downtown Wilmington, according to a news release. Kitchenmasters, Unwined by the Sea and Little Angels Boutique opened in the Dahnhardt Building, filling up The Cotton Exchange structure to full capacity, said Angi Israel, managing partner at Plan A Advertising. Israel said Kitchenmasters and Unwined by the Sea w ...

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