Business

Store Closings? A Rundown

Store Closings? A Rundown
April 18, 2017
Business

Since another national chain with a presence in Alabama announced today that it would be closing hundreds of its stores, …Read More

Payless to Close As Many as 500 Locations in U.S. – Update

Payless to Close As Many as 500 Locations in U.S. – Update
April 5, 2017
Business

Update: Payless announced on Tuesday afternoon that it would be closing 400 stores immediately; however, the retail giant did not …Read More

Finish Line to Close 20 Stores

Finish Line to Close 20 Stores
March 29, 2017
Business

Athletic footwear retailer Finish Line has announced it will close 20 stores nationwide in the next few weeks. Finish Line …Read More

GameStop to Close Not Yet Named Stores

GameStop to Close Not Yet Named Stores
March 26, 2017
Business

GameStop with two locations in Florence announced Friday that it would be closing at least 150 stores before the end …Read More

Target Reveals Design Elements of Next Generation of Stores

Target Reveals Design Elements of Next Generation of Stores
March 22, 2017
Business

First fully reimagined store to open this fall in Houston market, with plans to roll out new elements of design …Read More

Radio Shack to Close a Whopping 552 Stores

Radio Shack to Close a Whopping 552 Stores
March 19, 2017
Business

Some will close effective Monday; others won’t close for ten days. Either way, 552 more Radio Shack stores will be …Read More

Avian Flu in Rogersville – Update

Avian Flu in Rogersville – Update
March 19, 2017
Business

Update: Test results on the destroyed Rogersville flock have yet come back, but a flock in Scottsboro has tested positive …Read More

More J.C. Penney Store Closing Info – Update

More J.C. Penney Store Closing Info – Update
March 17, 2017
Business

Just hours after PNS published this article, Penney released the final list of 138 stores to be closed. The Florence …Read More

Gander Mountain Store Closures

Gander Mountain Store Closures
March 12, 2017
Business

Yesterday sporting goods big box retailer Gander Mountain announced the closing of 32 stores, four of them in Alabama. Here …Read More

Frazzled Has Frizzled

Frazzled Has Frizzled
February 16, 2017
Business

The northwest corner of North Pine and Chisholm is again looking for a business enterprise. The small building that once …Read More

Amazon Taxes Ameliorate Loss

Amazon Taxes Ameliorate Loss
February 1, 2017
Business

Florence may be losing tax dollars due to the closing of several retail outlets, but it’s gaining them from another …Read More

Wells Fargo Closings

Wells Fargo Closings
January 14, 2017
Business

From banks.credit.com: Along with JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, and Citigroup, Wells Fargo is one of the “Big Four Banks” …Read More

The Limited Clothing Chain Closing All Stores

The Limited Clothing Chain Closing All Stores
January 8, 2017
Business

The Limited, a mid-priced, trendy clothing store, is closing its remaining 250 retail outlets. The last one is expected to …Read More

Answer: $50.00 Shoelaces

Answer: $50.00 Shoelaces
September 3, 2016
Business

Most readers are probably asking just what is the question, so here it is: What goes with the $6,500.00 Nike …Read More

Jay Leno Rides Alabama-made Motus Motorcycles

Jay Leno Rides Alabama-made Motus Motorcycles
August 1, 2016
Business

Press Release: Motus is an American motorcycle manufacturer based in Birmingham, Alabama that is starting to reach the big time. …Read More

What Local Businessman Is Among State’s Most Influential?

What Local Businessman Is Among State’s Most Influential?
May 9, 2016
Business

Today the Yellowhammer News named 14 Alabamians who are most influential in their home regions. The North Alabama Region is …Read More

Steak ‘n Shake Ready to Expand in Alabama

Steak ‘n Shake Ready to Expand in Alabama
March 19, 2016
Business

According to Steak ‘n Shake corporate offices, the state of Alabama is “mostly available for development” of new franchises.  About …Read More

The Shoals Chicken Finger Curse

The Shoals Chicken Finger Curse
March 3, 2016
Business

Another upscale Shoals restaurant has bitten the dust. Sperry’s lasted just three years in the Shoals market, while its two …Read More

Location of Proposed New Hibbett Building Now for Sale

Location of Proposed New Hibbett Building Now for Sale
December 5, 2015
Business

A local blog reported two weeks ago that the sign for Hibbett Patient Care’s new office/community center had been removed …Read More

Baggett Oil Co. Facts–Update

Baggett Oil Co. Facts–Update
June 7, 2015
Business

We’ve received several questions concerning the sale of Baggett Oil. The Lawrenceburg/Florence company was indeed sold to an Alabama company which will retain …Read More

Who Owns Local Genghis Grill (and What is a Breastaurant)?

Who Owns Local Genghis Grill (and What is a Breastaurant)?
May 20, 2015
Business

It’s always good to add to one’s vocabulary, and Sunday I did. A “breastaurant?” Apparently that would be Hooters or …Read More

DreamVision Ft. Worth

DreamVision Ft. Worth
February 9, 2015
Business

At a press conference in Ft. Worth, Texas, earlier today Rick Silanskas made public his plans for a theme park …Read More