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Today is post office’s busiest day of the year

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If long lines, big crowds and long wait times aren’t your thing, you might want to avoid the post office today, because for many people that won’t be an option. Today is the last day to mail packages with the assurance they’ll be delivered in time for Christmas. Postal officials said today, the Monday of… Continue Reading Today is post office’s busiest day of the year

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Holiday travelers undaunted by gas prices

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Increased prices for gas, airfares, hotels and rental cars won’t dissuade travelers from hitting the roads this holiday season. AAA Colorado projects that 65.2 million Americans will travel 50 or more miles away from home, a 0.7 percent increase from last year’s 64.7 million. Travelers, it seems, have become resilient to the challenges, said Sandra… Continue Reading Holiday travelers undaunted by gas prices

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It’s the first collection to introduce a traditional heel and a true flat. The styles, ranging from a peep-toe heel to a shiny lace-up flat — in leather and patent leather in a variety of colors — will be available in women’s sizes 6-10.5. Continue Reading Crocs expanding women’s footwear offerings to YOU

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Retail sales surge, unemployment down

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Retail sales surged by 1.2 percent last month, almost two times the increase that analysts had predicted, to reach the largest gain in six months, according to a Commerce Department report released today. The surge comes after a 0.2 percent rise in retail sales during October. Nearly half of the November increase came from a… Continue Reading Retail sales surge, unemployment down

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Retailers readying for converter coupon program

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Eight of the largest consumer electronics retailers have been certified to participate in the TV Converter Box Coupon Program. The Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration said Best Buy, Circuit City, Kmart, RadioShack, Sam’s Club, Sears, Target and Wal-Mart have approved for the program. The converter boxes are necessary for consumers who wish to… Continue Reading Retailers readying for converter coupon program

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Two-thirds of online retailers said the deadline to place orders for ground shipping with delivery by Christmas is Dec. 18, according to the Shop.org/Shopzilla 2007 eHoliday study. The survey found that most retailers’ free ground shipping offers (76.1 percent) will expire on or before that day. Shop.org’s CyberMonday.com, provides a list of retailers still offering… Continue Reading Deadline for timely delivery of online gifts approaching

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ColoRox finds downtown home in existing space

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ColoRox, a Colorado memorabilia clothing line designed by Maureen Christopher and Ted Weber, is finally open at 110 S. Sierra Madre St.
The store was scheduled to occupy 19 N. Tejon St., but the space was sold. In the meantime, Christopher leased a kiosk at The Promenade Shops at Briargate and from that venture, realized that the north side of town was not the right fit for her shop. Continue Reading ColoRox finds downtown home in existing space

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Business partnership welcomes new members

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The Falcon Business League and the Fountain Valley Chamber have joined the Pikes Peak Regional Business Partnership. The partnership includes Experience Colorado Springs at Pikes Peak, the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce, the Black Chamber and the Hispanic Chamber. The two organizations will be recognized at a breakfast meeting at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December… Continue Reading Business partnership welcomes new members

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U.S. foreclosures hit all-time high

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Home foreclosures jumped to an all-time high during the third quarter. A quarterly report released today from The Mortgage Bankers Association said that the percentage of mortgages nationwide jumped to a record high of 0.78 percent during the July-to-September period, beating the previous high mark of 0.65 percent from the second quarter. The delinquency rate… Continue Reading U.S. foreclosures hit all-time high

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Al’s purchases Mister Neat’s

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Al’s Formal Wear has acquired all the assets of Mister Neat’s Formalwear, the largest formal wear company in Colorado. Mister Neat’s Formalwear was founded in 1972 and has a distribution center in Loveland and 17 retail stores throughout the state, including three in Colorado Springs. Al’s Formal Wear has been in business for more than… Continue Reading Al’s purchases Mister Neat’s

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