Federal data says toxic emissions are declining in central Ohio.
The New Albany-based retailer reports down profits and shrinking sales at existing stores in the first quarter of 2012.
Online retailer Zulily says it will create the jobs at a new fulfillment center over the next five years.
Congress is considering a bill that would require all web-based retailers collect sales taxes on purchases. What do you think? Should web shoppers pay sales taxes?
The monthly data show a half-percent jump in sales last month, the best performance since March.
Columbus looks to both suffer and gain from new plans announced this morning by retail giant JC Penney. As WOSU’s Steve Brown reports, the corporate shift means less employees in stores but more in a Columbus call center.
Ohio based retailers fared better in June. But the latest figures from the malls, websites and boxstores show more mixed results.
The City of Columbus is offering incentives to convince business owners to locate downtown and to fix up the storefronts. WOSU reports the grants and tax abatements aim to fill vacant stores. But some store owners are not convinced the incentives will work.
Some retailers use sales of Halloween merchandise as a predictor of sales for the critical holiday shopping season.
It’s three days until Thanksgiving. But most major retailers started putting out Christmas merchandise along side candy corn and scary costumes. WOSU takes a look at why retailers feel the need to start the Christmas season so soon.
The number of retail health clinics has ballooned to 300 in just seven years. And organized medicine wonders whether the spread of these clinics will threaten – or change – family practice medicine.