Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Retail Store News

The Nautical Dog Plans Store Expansion

JAMES CITY-The Nautical Dog pet shop in New Town is expanding. The pet supply store is taking over an empty storefront next door, which will add 1,600 more square feet to The Nautical Dog space. As part of the expansion,...

The Flower Cupboard Continues To Thrive In New Location

YORK-A new location has brought a change of pace for long-time Williamsburg fixture The Flower Cupboard. The florist shop moved a few months ago from its downtown Williamsburg location to a larger space on Bypass Road next to Rocco’s Smokehouse...

Wawa in Lightfoot Set To Open On June 10

JAMES CITY-The new Wawa convenience store and gas station in Lightfoot will open on June 10. A general manager at the store confirmed news of the opening of the new Wawa, which is located at the intersection of Richmond and...

Van Heusen/IZOD Closing In Williamsburg Premium Outlets

WILLIAMSBURG-Williamsburg Premium Outlets is losing one of its clothing stores. Van Heusen/IZOD Company Store announced that it will be permanently closing all of its locations between now and July, including the store at Williamsburg Premium Outlets. The brand’s merchandise will...

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Will Open in Williamsburg in Fall 2021

YORK-An Ollie’s Bargain Outlet store will be moving into the former Kmart building on Waller Mill Road this fall. An employee with the Ollie’s headquarters in Pennsylvania confirmed the news on May 17. “Yes, we are going to open a store...

Simply Southern Pop-Up Shop Closes

WILLIAMSBURG-A Simply Southern Pop-Up shop that occupied the former Williams-Sonoma store in Merchants Square has closed, leaving the storefront across from College of William & Mary vacant again. Williams-Sonoma closed its kitchen store on Duke of Gloucester Street just across...

Wahi Fine Rugs Opens New Store In Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS—Wahi Fine Rugs is a family-owned business that has been in the rug trade for three generations. After being in the Hampton Roads area for more than 15 years and at their Virginia Beach location for four years,...

This N That Now Open In Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG-A new gift shop has popped up in Williamsburg. In April, the store This N That opened on Richmond Road next to Sno To Go. This N That carries leather, t-shirts and other clothing, accessories such as hats and sunglasses, and...

Philip Michael Store In Hampton Relocates

HAMPTON—The Philip Michael Fashion For Men Store formerly located at Coliseum Crossing in Hampton has moved. They are now in Coliseum Crossing, just a few doors down. “Our landlord had an opportunity to bring in Five Below, and they wanted...

Gangsta Dog Plans To Expand To Williamsburg

YORK — Gangsta Dog, a new pet store on Riverwalk Landing, has only been open a month and is already looking to expand to Williamsburg. Gary Hughes, who owns the establishment with his wife, Laura, said plans are in the...

Vintage Summers, Ltd. Will Hold Grand Opening Celebrations on May 8

JAMES CITY-What first began as an online business on Etsy selling vintage home décor and collectibles has turned into a brick-and-mortar retail establishment that opens this spring. A grand opening is planned for Vintage Summers, Ltd. on Poplar Creek Lane...

Pedego Electric Bikes Will Ride Into Midtown Row This Fall

WILLIAMSBURG-Pedego Electric Bikes is the latest tenant to sign on to the new Midtown Row mixed-use development complex at the corner of Richmond Road and Monitcello Avenue. Pedego Electric Bikes, which will open in the fall of 2021, will offer...

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Dominion Energy Customers Will Benefit From Stronger Grid

Dominion Energy Virginia customers will continue to experience more reliable service, new tools to manage energy usage, and greater access to clean energy sources as efforts continue on the Company’s 10-year plan to transform the electric distribution grid. With Phase...

Tradition Brewing Company Turns 5

NEWPORT NEWS-Tradition Brewing Company is celebrating a milestone anniversary in June, its fifth birthday. The brewery, located on Thimble Shoals Boulevard near City Center at Oyster Point, will host a three-day festival in honor of the anniversary June 25-27. The celebration...

Crumbl Cookies Chain Is Heading To The Peninsula

HAMPTON-The national cookie chain Crumbl Cookies is eyeing two locations on the Peninsula. Spencer Rowe recently relocated to the Hampton Roads area to open a Crumbl Cookies in Peninsula Town Center in Hampton. While an exact opening date has not...