After pivoting to from pop-ups to delivery during the pandemic, Yura Vine Brothers will open a brick-and-mortar storefront in South Tampa

An upstart plant shop that pivoted its business model during the pandemic is opening a permanent storefront in South Tampa. Yura Vine Bros. has signed a lease for a 1,630-square-foot shop at 800 W. Platt St., said Sam Rodas, who co-founded the busi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2020

Catrinas Tacos and Tequila to open in historic West Tampa storefront (Photos)

A former South Tampa Mexican restaurant will revitalize a historic storefront in West Tampa. Catrinas Tacos and Tequila Bar, which was previously on South Macdill Avenue, has taken over the 2,500-square-foot historic bank building at 1611 N. Howard .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2020

Tampa coffee roaster Buddy Brew is taking over the old Klikfit space in South Tampa

Tampa coffee roaster Buddy Brew plans to transform a vacant storefront on Bay to Bay Boulevard. The former home of Klikfit at 3302 W. Bay to Bay Blvd. will be split between the coffee shop and Chill Brothers Ice Cream, a scoop shop that recently ope.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 12th, 2019

Warby Parker plans second Tampa location at International Plaza

Online hipster eyewear brand Warby Parker is planning a second brick-and-mortar storefront in Tampa. City building permits show the company is planning a 1,725-square-foot store inside International Plaza — one that includes an exam room. Warby .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 24th, 2019

Amazon ramps up Bay Area retail footprint with plans to open new Berkeley bookstore

Amazon's brick-and-mortar retail presence continues to grow in the Bay Area with plans to open its third bookstore. The ecommerce giant (NASDAQ: AMZN) will be the new storefront on Berkeley's Fourth Street, taking up an 11,175-square-foot portion.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2018

South Tampa Pizza Hut site targeted for new bank branch

The banking industry overall is shrinking brick-and-mortar locations as more customers use digital and online options, but there are a still a lot of customers who want face-to-face conversations......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 8th, 2018

Prominent chef to open new restaurant on Crestwood Blvd.

After time as a catering company and food truck, a Birmingham chef is also adding a brick-and-mortar location......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 14th, 2020

October Prime Day poses new test for Amazon"s logistics network

The online retail giant's huge annual shopping holiday comes as the pandemic — and shifting consumer habits — have decimated brick-and-mortar retail operations......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2020

Brick And Mortar Beware: The Shift To E-commerce Might Be Permanent

It’s no surprise that a pandemic would change the way consumers engage with retail.  read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 9th, 2020

Will Amazon be able to keep up with October Prime Day demand?

The online retail giant's huge annual shopping holiday comes as the pandemic — and shifting consumer habits — have decimated brick-and-mortar retail operations......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 29th, 2020

Mitchell Park Domes plans for Sept. 26 reopening

The Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory, better known as the Domes, will reopen to the public on Sept. 26 after closing in March due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Domes at 524 S. Layton Blvd. on Milwaukee's south side will be open Wednesday.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 10th, 2020

Brick-and-mortar retail was already roiling pre-pandemic. Now brand transformation is the key to survival

Brick-and-mortar retail companies were already losing ground to direct-to-consumer companies before the pandemic. The crisis has only widened the gap between those companies that are embracing tra.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytSep 7th, 2020

Small Business, Big Mission: How Santana Row restaurant group manages through uncertainty

Ever since the pandemic hit, Vine Dining CEO Obadiah Ostergard and his team have reopened their restaurants for takeout, delivery, outdoor dining, and now some to indoor dining......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 7th, 2020

Pup"s Pub, an indoor-outdoor dog bar, will open in the old Bungalow space on Kennedy in South Tampa

A commercial real estate broker and her entrepreneur husband have a dog-centric vision for a shuttered restaurant on Kennedy Boulevard......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 7th, 2020

Amazon says it"s spending $18B this year to help small businesses sell online

With brick-and-mortar businesses struggling through the pandemic, more are finding their way onto Amazon's site. The company says third-party sellers account for more than half of all of the units sold on its platform......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2020

New eatery coming near UT, other retailers open at Music Lane on Austin"s trendy South Congress Avenue

Long-awaited retailers are now opening amid the Covid-19 pandemic at mixed-use development Music Lane on South Congress Avenue in Austin. Plus, we round up a dozen other recent real estate deals......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 3rd, 2020

Innovation Inc: Contact-free shopping and dining are taking off

Brick-and-mortar businesses are adopting new technologies to make shopping or dining during the pandemic more appealing to patrons. Business Insider Zach Goldstein, CEO of Thanx. Thanx Just a qu.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytSep 1st, 2020

SmileDirectClub cancels plans for factory south of Austin

In October 2019, SmileDirectClub said it would open a large manufacturing facility in Kyle, a suburb south of Austin. Then the pandemic hit and the company canceled those plans......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 1st, 2020

Canopy Growth to open 10 brick-and-mortar retail cannabis locations in Alberta

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallAug 28th, 2020

US ecommerce sales grew by nearly a third in Q2, but it wasn"t enough to offset losses from brick-and-mortar store closures

 US ecommerce sales grew by nearly a third in Q2, making up 16.1% of total retail sales.  And its share will likely stay heightened as the pandemic accelerates consumers' shift to digital. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 20th, 2020

: Like ‘punching a time clock through your webcam’: How employers are keeping tabs on remote workers during the pandemic

Meanwhile, ‘individuals working in brick-and-mortar establishments have fewer rights; fewer opportunities to express concerns around privacy.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 3rd, 2020