1. Articles in category: Retail

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    1. J.C. Penney will close its Springfield Eastfield Mall location

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 24 2011)

      J.C. Penney will close its Springfield Eastfield Mall location J.C. Penney Company, Inc. will close its outlet store in the Eastfield Mall as part of a corporate restructuring. The shutdown will occur sometime this year, according to a news release from Penney’s corporate offices in Texas. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    2. West Springfield planning board OKs Riverdale Street projects for Pride gas station and Bertera car dealership

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 21 2011)

      The Planning Board has approved site plans for two Riverdale Street projects – the redevelopment of a gasoline station and an addition to a vehicle dealership. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   Westfield

    3. Atkins Farm in Amherst and r.k. Miles in Hatfield take advantage of stimulus

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 17 2011)

      Atkins Farm, the longtime landmark known for its apple pies, apple cider and doughnuts, is not only replacing the warehouse it lost to the reconstruction of Route 116, but plans to add more retail space and an all-season grille and ice-cream shop. “Circumstances are pushing us toward it,” said Pauline A. Lannon, president of Atkins Farm. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassDevelopment   Amherst   The Republican

    4. Andrew Feuerstein, new owner of VW of Northampton, has big plans for expanding, improving Rt. 5 dealership

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 16 2011)

      Andrew Feuerstein, new owner of VW of Northampton, has big plans for expanding, improving Rt. 5 dealership It was a good ol’ fashioned Chamber of Commerce get-together Thursday night: an “Arrive@5” cheese and champagne affair in the sparkling showroom at VW of Northampton. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith College   Northampton   Greenfield

    5. Top Entrepreneur for 2010

      Explore BusinessWest (Jan 6 2011)

      Top Entrepreneur for 2010 BusinessWest’s Top Entrepreneur for 2010 is Robert Bolduc, founder and CEO of Springfield-based Pride. Since 1976, when he started with one self-serve gas station in Indian Orchard, he has done much more than build a chain of 24 stores stretching across the region. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Russell Denver   West Springfield   Springfield Falcons

    6. Agawam's Yankee Mattress Factory adds new retail location in Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 1 2011)

      Agawam's Yankee Mattress Factory adds new retail location in Springfield Yankee Mattress, which has been handcrafting between 2,000 and 3,000 mattresses each year in its Agawam factory for the past 11 years, recently opened its third retail location at Haymarket Square at 1670 Boston Road in Springfield. Yankee Mattress also has showrooms at 314 Springfield St. in Agawam and at 104 Damon Road in Northampton. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Northampton   Westfield

    7. 2 of 3 A.J. Wright stores in Springfield area scheduled to survive TJX Companies reorganization

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 10 2010)

      2 of 3 A.J. Wright stores in Springfield area scheduled to survive TJX Companies reorganization Two of the three A. J. Wright stores in the Springfield area will be reopening under other names next year, as part of an announcement by the TJX Companies Inc. to consolidate its operations. But the one in the Springfield Plaza on Liberty Street will be closing for good. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   Westfield

    8. Big Y Foods Inc. opens 2 more Connecticut stores

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 6 2010)

      Big Y Foods Inc. opens 2 more Connecticut stores Headquartered in Springfield, Big Y is one of the largest independently owned supermarket chains in New England with 62 stores throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts, including Fresh Acres Market and Table & Vine fine wines and liquors, with more than 10,000 employees. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Springfield   The Republican

    9. Home Source Warehouse to open doors in Agawam

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 22 2010)

      Home Source Warehouse to open doors in Agawam Home Source Warehouse, a new venture, will open on “Black Friday” in space formerly occupied by Food Mart. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   The Republican

    10. Big Y opens supermarkets in former A&P Connecticut locations

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 8 2010)

      Big Y opens supermarkets in former A&P Connecticut locations Big Y Foods Inc. opened the first two of the several Connecticut supermarkets that were acquired from A&P on Nov. 1: in West Hartford at 772 North Main St. and in Branford at 1060 Main St. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Springfield   The Republican

    11. P.C. Richard & Son and Ultimate Electronics bet on Western Mass. and Connecticut markets in expansion push

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 8 2010)

      P.C. Richard & Son and Ultimate Electronics bet on Western Mass. and Connecticut markets in expansion push Gregg Richard, president of P.C. Richard & Son, said five of the six stores P.C. Richard & Son opened this year in Connecticut are in former Circuit City locations, including the Enfield store. In Milford, P.C. Richard took over a spot once occupied by the now bankrupt houseware chain Linens’ n Things. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Greenfield

    12. Survey: Big Y among top 10 Massachusetts privately held companies

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 1 2010)

      Survey: Big Y among top 10 Massachusetts privately held companies Home-grown Big Y Foods Inc. came in seventh in the Boston Business Journal’s list of the state’s largest privately-held companies. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Big Y Foods   Springfield

    13. Balise Lexus opens new $6.5 million dealership in West Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 27 2010)

      Balise Lexus opens new $6.5 million dealership in West Springfield The 27,000-square-foot facility, dubbed “absolutely gorgeous” by West Springfield Mayor Edward J. Gibson, was constructed in just under seven months. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican   Balise Motor Sales

    14. EDC Companies and Directors Well Represented at International Symposium

      Explore From the EDC (Oct 14 2010)

      Last week, the EDC co-hosted an international business symposium with Associated Industries of Massachusetts-International Business Council (“AIM-IBC”) at the Sheraton in Springfield. We wish to thank MassMutual for sponsoring the event. Almost 100 people attended the symposium, including consular and trade and investment officials from nine countries. The keynote address was provided by Dan Reed, the President of the NBA Development (“D”) League, who described the D League’s growth (and why Springfield was chosen as a franchise) and the NBA’s international initiatives. EDC Directors George Burtch from Hasbro and Andreas Goettzman from Süddekor were among the panelists for ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   TD Bank   MassMutual   Associated Industries of Massachusetts

    15. Toys "R" Us to hire 10,000 seasonal workers, including new staff at Hampshire Mall and Eastfield Mall

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 5 2010)

      Toys "R" Us to hire 10,000 seasonal workers, including new staff at Hampshire Mall and Eastfield Mall Retailers are expected to hire more temporary staff in 2010 than they hired in 2009 and 2008, but not nearly as many as they hired in 2006 and 2007 when they added more than 746,800 temporary workers nationally, according to the annual holiday hiring forecast, global outplacement consultant Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. in Chicago. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Holyoke   The Republican

    16. Big Y buys land for new store in Lee

      Explore Home - BostonHerald.com (Oct 1 2010)

      The Big Y supermarket chain is planning a new store in Lee that could add up to 150 full- and part-time jobs... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Springfield

    17. First Elle store ever a success for Hannoush at Holyoke Mall

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 29 2010)

      First Elle store ever a success for Hannoush at Holyoke Mall Hannoush hired five people to staff the 1,400-square-foot store near JC Penney on the first floor of the mall. The Elle-only store carries hundreds of different items that retail for between $30 and $1,000. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke

    18. EDC and AIM to host International Business Event

      Explore From the EDC (Sep 13 2010)

      The EDC is co-hosting an international business event with Associated Industries of Massachusetts-International Business Council (“AIM-IBC”) on October 7 at the Sheraton Springfield, sponsored by MassMutual. We are inviting Trade and Investment agencies, consular officials and chambers of commerce from Europe and North America to come to Springfield to meet the western Mass business community. We believe that this conference represents an excellent opportunity for our region, as well as for our international guests, so we are pleased to host it. The event will include simultaneous panel discussions on foreign direct investment and importing and exporting, both to follow the ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual   National Basketball Association   Associated Industries of Massachusetts

    19. Western Massachusetts People in Business: Big Y Foods announces promotions

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 13 2010)

      Western Massachusetts People in Business: Big Y Foods announces promotions Big Y Foods recently announced a number of promotions. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Northampton   Chicopee

    20. Big Y Food opening 9 new supermarkets in Massachusetts, Connecticut

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 10 2010)

      Big Y Food opening 9 new supermarkets in Massachusetts, Connecticut Big Y Foods Inc. is getting bigger on the eve of its 75th anniversary. Wednesday, Big Y announced that it had purchased seven Connecticut supermarkets from the faltering A&P chain. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Western New England University   Springfield

    21. US: Big Y buys 7 A&P stores

      Explore FreshPlaza (Sep 9 2010)

      Big Y Foods, Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire the operating assets of seven A&P stores in Connecticut by the end of next month. Terms of the agreement weren’t disclosed. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Springfield

    22. Big box developer scales down project

      Explore recorder.com (Aug 19 2010)

      GREENFIELD -- The developer who wants to build a large discount department store on French King Highway has reduced the size of the building by 25,000 square feet, but those who oppose the project say it's ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Greenfield

    23. Editorial: Big Y's Gerald D'Amour leaves giant legacy

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 18 2010)

      Editorial: Big Y's Gerald D'Amour leaves giant legacy Never forget, the customer's always right. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Western New England University   Baystate Health

    24. Greenfield big-box store a possibility again as Connecticut developer submits plans

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 17 2010)

      Robert W. Pyers, director of economic development and marketing for Greenfield, said Ceruzzi has not named a tenant, Wal-Mart or anyone else, at this point. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northampton   Greenfield   The Republican

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