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Demand surges at NBX Bikes despite backlog for orders

Bicycles are so in again that they’re out of stock. So many people want them – not just in Rhode Island but globally –...

‘Plant nerd’ brings unique, diverse inventory to Providence

A gardening store that features unusual varieties of familiar perennials is a new addition to Providence. Homegrown, which opened in May, has both houseplants...
ANN & HOPE INC. announced Monday that due to significant financial impacts brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the retailer will permanently close its 11 Curtain & Bath Outlet stores across Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut by the end of the summer.

Ann & Hope to close its Curtain & Bath Outlet stores...

CUMBERLAND – Ann & Hope Inc. announced Monday that it will permanently close its 11 Curtain & Bath Outlet stores in Rhode Island, Massachusetts...
CVS HEALTH and Walgreens announced they will stop locking up beauty and hair care products aimed at black women and other women of color. / AP FILE PHOTO/GENE J. PUSKAR

Some stores end practice of locking up black beauty products

NEW YORK (AP) – Drugstore chains Walgreens and CVS Health Corp. say they will stop locking up beauty and hair care products aimed at...
IMPULSE BUY: Melissa Jean Footlick, 42, of San Diego, is among the millions of shoppers behind the surge in online retail sales, sometimes making spur-of-the-moment purchases. For no reason, Footlick purchased a game in which players throw rubber chickens at targets. / MELISSA JEAN FOOTLICK VIA AP

Online shopping therapy reaching new heights

BVtween technical glitches and food worries, retail therapy and sheer amnesia, something has happened to shopping during the pandemic that can be summed up...

Ocean State Job Lot providing free fabric to make homemade masks

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Ocean State Job Lot is launching the “Mask Fabric for Free” campaign to supply customers with fabric to create a homemade...

Job Lot buys $250K worth of cleaning supplies for health, government...

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Ocean State Job Lot has donated $250,000 to buy masks, gloves, eye protection and cleaning supplies for health care and government...
CREATIVE OUTLET: In her spare time, Krystal Amaral, a full-time attorney, makes and sells custom-designed jewelry through her Tiverton store, Created Purpose. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Tiverton shop a chance to display artsy side

Twisting wire into jewelry offered Krystal Amaral a creative outlet during her time in law school. Now an attorney, Amaral is still making jewelry –...

Metal Supermarkets opens first R.I. franchise location in Warwick

WARWICK – Metal Supermarkets has expanded to Rhode Island, opening its latest franchise store at 177 Chestnut St. in Warwick, WJAR-TV NBC 10 reported...
HALF OF ALL U.S. adults have about $167 in some form of unused credit. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

You’re probably sitting on at least $167 of unused gift cards

SAN FRANCISCO – More than $20 billion in unredeemed gift cards and store credit is floating around the United States and there’s a good...

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