1. Articles in category: Retail

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    1. Western Mass. liquor store owners expect brisk business on last day before sales tax increase

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 30 2009)

      All retailers are mindful that people who buy now might not shop in August. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amherst   Chicopee

    2. After 119 years, framers head West

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 27 2009)

      J.H. Miller Picture Framing Co. had been a downtown business institution since John Henry Miller started the company in 1890. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield

    3. Western Mass. retailers expect brisk business this week in anticipation of 25% sales tax increase next month

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 26 2009)

      Western Mass. retailers expect brisk business this week in anticipation of 25% sales tax increase next month On top of that, the governor and legislators have said there will be no sales tax holiday this year because the state can't afford it. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Westfield

    4. Western Mass. package store owners lament new state tax on alcohol

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 15 2009)

      Once the tax takes effect, there will be little incentive for Connecticut residents to buy liquor across the state line, merchants fear. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northampton   Holyoke   Westfield

    5. Western Mass. auto dealers watching bill that would protect dealerships when manufacturers declare bankruptcy

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 15 2009)

      Western Mass. auto dealers watching bill that would protect dealerships when manufacturers declare bankruptcy GM has yet to make public the list of dealerships it plans to close. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst

    6. Hannoush Jewelers to move headquarters to Eastfield Mall in Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 10 2009)

      Hannoush Jewelers to move headquarters to Eastfield Mall in Springfield Customers will be able to watch jewelry making and repair in a new manufacturing area. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Holyoke

    7. Proposal for Hooters restaurant on Riverdale Street delayed by West Springfield board

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 8 2009)

      The restaurant could open in the fall, if all approvals are granted. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield

    8. Let's hear it for the Armor

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 1 2009)

      Springfield's NBA Development League affiliate is armed and ready to do basketball battle now that it has an official name and logo. So, let's hear it for the Springfield Armor. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield Armory   Michael Savit   Springfield

    9. Springfield gets NBA Development League team

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 30 2009)

      SPRINGFIELD - Basketball's birthplace will be the home of an NBA minor league franchise next season. The NBA has awarded Springfield a franchise in the NBA Development League, commonly known as the D-League. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual Center   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    10. Local realtor Robet Molta buys Pioneer Valley Carlson franchise

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 22 2009)

      Local realtor Robet Molta buys Pioneer Valley Carlson franchise Longtime local realtor Molta plans to grow the firm which currently has 100 agents. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Chicopee   Westfield

    11. Hearing tonight on new transport center

      Explore recorder.com (Jun 18 2009)

      GREENFIELD -- The town's Planning Board will begin a major development review of a proposed 24,000-square-foot bus and taxi depot on the former Toyota of Greenfield property on Olive Street by holding a public hearing tonight. Chairwoman Roxanne ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Greenfield

    12. Satellite television companies fight Mass. plan for 5% tax on dish customers

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 16 2009)

      TV providers are arguing whether the proposed tax treats cable and satellite users alike. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amherst

    13. Savers opens in West Springfield

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Jun 11 2009)

      Thrift store helps shoppers save in West Springfield. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield

    14. Balise Motor Sales plans to begin work on new West Springfield Honda dealership in late summer or early fall

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 4 2009)

      The existing building will be used as showroom and an addition will serve as the service department. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Balise Motor Sales

    15. Western Mass. dealerships try to keep positive attitude in wake of General Motors' reorganization filing

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 1 2009)

      Western Mass. dealerships try to keep positive attitude in wake of General Motors' reorganization filing GM will reportedly close distribution facility in Norton by the end of the year. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Northampton   Chicopee

    16. Country Squire furniture store in Agawam going out of business

      Explore masslive.com (May 18 2009)

      Country Squire furniture store in Agawam going out of business Its sister business, Cooper's Curtains & Gifts Country, will remain open. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield

    17. Is the economy rebounding?

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (May 14 2009)

      One local financial analysts believes there are signs the recession is ending and the economy is improving. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Paul Valickus

    18. Easthampton planners seek more information on traffic anticipated at proposed new Stop & Shop supermarket

      Explore masslive.com (May 13 2009)

      A computerized traffic forecast needs to be adjusted to fit the future. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northampton   Easthampton

    19. Retail project faces delay

      Explore masslive.com (May 12 2009)

      SPRINGFIELD - A proposed $45 million shopping center at the former Westinghouse Electric Corp. property in East Springfield is delayed, triggered, in part, by the poor economy. Packard Development of Newton is proposing the shopping center on the 41-acre parcel on Page Boulevard. When announced in March of 2008, the company anticipated approximately 20 stores including discount department stores, neighborhood convenience stores and two restaurants. The retail center was expected to cover 450,000 square feet, and create between 700 and 800 permanent retail jobs. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Brian M. Connors   Springfield

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