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New Shared Space for Small Shops

Every small business owner knows that maintaining a storefront is a significant expense. For those building an online presence, building a client base can be a challenge as well. Now one company is bringing the models of popular “sharing economy” to retail.  ShopFulfill, a New York City-based startup is setting up Anchor shops across the city to give online retailers places to show their wares. The ShopFulfill model brings the best of both the e-commerce…

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Lord & Taylor Returns to New York

At the beginning of 2019, New Yorkers bid farewell to the iconic Fifth Avenue Lord & Taylor department store. But now, at the end of 2019, New Yorkers can rejoice once again. Lord & Taylor will be opening a 2,400-square-foot pop-up shop for two weeks in mid-December. The temporary shop will be in Soho, an area of Manhattan that is full of seasonal pop-ups, high-end fashion shops, and empty storefronts. Shoppers can expect a meticulously…

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Wegmans Now in NYC

Wegmans Food Market, the popular family-owned regional chain, now has a branch in New York City.  The retailer opened a 74,000-square-foot store in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, making it the 101st store for the 103-year-old company. With headquarters in Rochester, New York, Wegmans locations can be found all along the east coast as far south as North Carolina. New York Sen. Chuck Schumer attended the store’s grand opening ceremony and explained that Wegmans “is what…