| Sep 18, 2012
| 5:21 PM
The head of a Pikesville-based realty company wants to buy the Owings Mills Mall, saying the site would be ideal for a discount supermarket and big-box stores such as Costco and Lowe's.
Carl Verstandig, president and CEO of America's Realty LLC, says...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:31 AM
The scene at the Mall in Columbia was something akin to the Christmas shopping season, but for Apple fans, the holidays had come early with the release of the much-anticipated iPhone 5.
Every space in the second-floor parking garage between Macy's and...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 1:55 PM
With a collective sigh of relief and the lowering of a sign, demolition of the biggest eyesore in Laurel finally began this week. Laurel Mall, which has maintained a large footprint on Route 1 for more than 30 years and lately has fallen into disrepair,...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:31 AM
Icky winter weather probably helped keep the traditional post-Christmas shopping rush pretty tolerable in the Bel Air area Wednesday.
With snow, then sleet, covering the roads during the morning, the day-after shopping and gift return scene seemed less...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 5:50 AM
Bars at malls don't have to try as hard. The venue doesn't expect them to, and neither does the clientele.
Unlike at destination bars, people just want a place to linger after shopping, a variation on a T.G.I. Friday's. Some light lagers, bright lights,...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 11:48 AM
As shoppers find the best Black Friday deals and swipe their credit cards, The Baltimore Sun shares their stories.
Deals 'better than what we thought'
Shortly after 9 a.m., drivers circled the multi-level parking lots at Towson Town Center looking for...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 7:36 PM
Chelsea Haig huddled under a pink blanket outside Toys 'R' Us in Towson, sipping a cup of coffee in the dark as she chatted up other bargain hunters lined up in camp chairs.
"I went to my grandmother's and skipped out on everyone," the White Marsh...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 5:49 PM
This year, the packed-house madness that is Black Friday had petered out well before dawn.
With many stores opening at midnight Thursday and some starting sales hours earlier, thousands of Baltimore-area shoppers arrived — and left — in...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 4:39 PM
"We're hiring" seems to have become all too rare a phrase uttered by businesses hampered by the sluggish economy.
But with the holiday season approaching, prospects for job hunters are looking better — at least temporarily.
Companies are preparing...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 7:35 AM
When Ginny Russo goes into labor sometime at the end of May, her first call will be to her doctor. Her second: to the researchers who want to collect her baby's placenta, umbilical cord blood and first dirty diaper.
They're part of the same crew that,...
| May 9, 2012
| 8:08 AM
The Laurel Mall, desolate for years and with empty stores outnumbering those with tenants, officially closed its doors May 1.
Signs posted on doors at various mall entrances read: "Mall has been permanently closed for business from May 1st." However, the...
| May 9, 2012
| 5:43 AM
Online shoppers prefer Walmart to Target.
That's one of the findings of an index released today that scores the top 100 online retailers on customer satisfaction.
ForeSee's Top 100 E-Retail Satisfaction Index based its analysis on nearly 21,000...