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Even though they began shopping for back-to-school items early this year, there’s still a long list of school supplies to shop for, according to a National Retail Federation Survey. According to the NRF, the average family has only completed 40 percent of their shopping. Overall, back-to-school sales are expected to reach $83.8 billion – a… Continue Reading Back-to-school shopping season to reach $83.8 billion

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Firehouse Subs opens first Springs location

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Firehouse Subs is opening its first restaurant in Colorado Springs Monday at 7543 N. Academy Boulevard. The company features sub sandwiches in a firehouse setting based on the founders’ 200 years of firefighting heritage. The new location is decorated with local firefighter memorabilia donated by the Colorado Springs and Castle Rock fire departments. Every Firehouse… Continue Reading Firehouse Subs opens first Springs location

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Europtics, a high-end eye-wear retailer based in Denver, is expanding into Colorado Springs. The company will take the place of Ultra Diamonds at 1685 Briargate Parkway in the Promenade Shops at Briargate. “This will be a good fit,” said Briargate shops manager Jennifer Crowley. This will be the company’s fifth store in the state. It… Continue Reading Designer eye-wear company moving into shops at Briargate

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Gold Hill Mesa retail strategy panning out

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Gold Hill Mesa builders are making plans to add retail and restaurants to the mixed-use development under construction at 21st Street and U.S. Highway 24. Continue Reading Gold Hill Mesa retail strategy panning out

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Dion’s Pizza, a New Mexico-based chain, will break ground on a pizza shop in the Springs near the corner of Powers and Dublin boulevards next week. The pizza shop, which also sells salads and sub sandwiches, expects to open in November and hire 75 people to operate its store. Dion’s is an owner-run chain. “We… Continue Reading Dion’s Pizza shop will break ground next week on Springs store

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City planners will decide May 16 whether downtown bar and club owners Sam and Kathy Guadagnoli will be allowed to expand their Gasoline Alley nightclub … Continue Reading Downtowners fuming over Gasoline Alley expansion

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Plato’s Closet prepped for busy first day

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Staff at the new Plato’s Closet second-hand store on North Academy Boulevard is braced for a rush of hundreds of customers when the doors open at 10 a.m. Thursday. “I think there will be quite a line,” said store owner Sharon Hoffstetter. She started accepting gently-used recent designer clothing items, primarily for young adults, on… Continue Reading Plato’s Closet prepped for busy first day

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Americans to spend more on Easter

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Americans are expected to spend 11 percent more on clothing and candy for Easter this year than they did last year, according to survey results from the National Retail Federation. The average Americans are expected to spend $145.28, up from $131.04 last year, according to the report. That rate of spending rises above 2008 levels… Continue Reading Americans to spend more on Easter

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Amazon is hoping that five bucks will get you in the door to its local deals site, AmazonLocal. Amazon.com Inc. will be selling $10 gift cards for $5 on Tuesday to people who visit AmazonLocal.com, the online retailer’s answer to deals sites such as Groupon and LivingSocial. It’s a crafty move from Amazon, the world’s… Continue Reading Amazon to sell $10 cards for $5 to lure customers

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New book shop to open in Manitou

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It might seem like a funny time to open a good ol’ fashioned book store, but Jon Renaud said he believes there will be enough people looking for what he’s offering. Renaud will open Back to Books at 920 Manitou Ave. in Manitou Springs this Thursday. The soft opening will be followed by a weekend… Continue Reading New book shop to open in Manitou

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