Tag Archives: retail
A new independent outdoor store is preparing to open in Czech Village this fall, demonstrating a leap of faith by four local entrepreneurs in the Corridor’s growing outdoor scene.
With authorities opposed and customer demand high, Corridor retailers are weighing the risks of offering hemp-derived supplements to shoppers.
With more dealers than it’s ever had before, the city of Hiawatha is hoping to leverage its newfound automotive retailing clout to grow other retail areas.
Residential and commercial redevelopment in Cedar Rapids is proceeding a rapid clip, and is being driven by a surging retail sector, according to a veteran Corridor broker.
Seventy years after the business’s first location opened, Simpson Furniture in Coralville and its flagship location in Cedar Falls have been sold to Michigan-based furniture dealer Art Van.
The addition of a GO Cedar Rapids Information Center at the NewBo City Market last month was just the latest step in the evolution of a community project that got off to a slow start, but seems to get better and better.
For Harold van Beek, local businesses’ slow adoption of EMV payment card technology is playing out in a familiar scene.
Daydreams Comics, the quaint shop on Dubuque Street in downtown Iowa City, appears on the surface to be everything a superhero is not: quiet, friendly and easily accessible.
The weather is warming, which means shutterbugs in the Corridor are resurfacing after winter’s hibernation. Although the cycle is familiar to University Camera owner Roger Christian, the ritual may be approaching extinction.
The glamour of the past is alive and well in one Cedar Rapids shop.