Retail

Outdoor company Roark opens retail location in SF, despite pandemic
Megan Goldsby/KCBS Radio
Megan Goldsby
July 22, 2020 - 1:05 pm
Businesses are closing permanently around the Bay Area because of the coronavirus pandemic, but that has not stopped one California company from opening its new San Francisco shop this week.
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Neiman Marcus Art
Carrie Houdosek/KCBS
Carrie Hodousek
June 16, 2020 - 7:07 pm
A luxury retailer in downtown Walnut Creek is hosting a community art project following weeks of unrest over the death of George Floyd. People are painting positive messages on the boarded up storefront of the retailer. The effort is meant to transform the outside of the store in Broadway Plaza,...
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TJMaxx Retail
Margie Shafer/KCBS
Margie Shafer
June 16, 2020 - 5:34 pm
As retail stores reopen in the Bay Area, one store proved very popular as its doors opened for the first time in months. It was a busy scene in San Carlos where shoppers were giddy as they waited in line at TJMaxx.
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The North Beach neighborhood in San Francisco.
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KCBS Radio Midday News
May 18, 2020 - 10:54 am
Health officers from Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco and Santa Clara counties as well as the city of Berkeley (which operates as its own health jurisdiction) have issued a new, revised health order Monday morning that allows more non-essential businesses to reopen.
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Closed Signage
Tim Ryan
May 07, 2020 - 9:10 am
Governor Gavin Newsom is expected to provide detailed guidelines today that would allow some businesses to reopen Friday for curbside retail service. But one Bay Area official says retail will not return to the region that soon.
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Everything must go at Zoonie's, including this vintage M&M telephone
Doug Sovern, KCBS Radio
Doug Sovern
July 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
A beloved neighborhood candy store in Berkeley has closed its doors, but not before auctioning off the collection of vintage fixtures and memorabilia that helped give the shop its retro charm.
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Julia Murray/candy
KCBS Radio/Carrie Hodousek
Carrie Hodousek
April 30, 2019 - 11:12 am
Burlingame's Retro Sweets Shoppe has shut its doors, with its owner saying her store was unable to keep pace with the current retail climate.
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Press release
Megan Goldsby
February 01, 2019 - 11:12 am
Ayesha Curry, the wife of Golden State Warriors sharpshooter Stephen Curry, talked to KCBS Radio about opening her first retail shop in Oakland.
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NEWPORT, NJ - NOVEMBER 27: People waits in line to go shopping at the to JCPenney store at the Newport Mall on November 27, 2014 in Jersey City, New Jersey. Black Friday sales, which now begin on the Thursday of Thanksgiving, continue to draw shoppers out
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November 19, 2018 - 12:59 pm
This week, retail stores are revealing their plans for the most shopped days of the holiday season, Thanksgiving, November 22, Black Friday, November 23rd and Cyber Monday, November 26th.
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FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, traffic makes it's way past the Macy's flagship store in New York. Macy's Inc. reports earnings Wednesday, Aug. 15. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
August 15, 2018 - 8:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Macy's raised its annual profit forecast as the department store reported an unexpected increase in a key sales measure. The Cincinnati department store chain has now reported its third straight quarter of higher sales at existing stores after a three-year slump. But shares on...
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