The Post and Courier reached out to both companies for confirmation, but neither has returned messages.
A Florida-based chicken tender restaurant is expanding into South Carolina and other locations across the Southeast with plans to add eight locations in the Palmetto State.
The Columbia Planning Commission has approved a plan for Lidl signs at the former Piggly Wiggly site, even as the grocery site's future remains in question.
The switch would remove another longtime grocery fixture from the Midlands retail landscape.
A 22-acre former oil depot site near Olde North Charleston is being eyed for a large-scale, mixed-use development with a waterfront hotel, apartments, and office and restaurant space, many of the structures with multiple stories.
A Mount Pleasant lighting store is under new ownership while two Charleston-area fireplace shops merge. A new restaurant is coming to Mount Pleasant, and a restaurant worker idled since March opens his own King Street retail business.
A locally owned alcoholic beverage superstore has now grown to three locations across South Carolina, with a new shop in Summerville.
Fearing candy sales could be negatively affected this year by the pandemic, candy makers and retailers are stocking stores earlier than ever to help push sales. And while the holiday celebrations may not be as traditional this year, there are still creative ways to have fun and hand out candy.
A luxury car dealership wants to build a new facility in West Ashley while a longtime seaside restaurant is closing, a new bedding store is in the works for Mount Pleasant and bankrupt Stein Mart begins its liquidation sales at its two Charleston-area stores.
The parent company of Bi-Lo is selling 23 more stores, including four in the Charleston area, with two to become Lowes Foods and two to become KJ's Market IGA.
Another longtime Charleston-area restaurant is shutting its doors in the Lowcountry, this time over Labor Day weekend.
Confirming what it recently described as "unfortunate rumors,” CBL announced it plans to join J.C. Penney and other troubled companies by filing for bankruptcy protection.
An Atlanta-based based spa is branching out with its first location in South Carolina in Mount Pleasant while a downtown Charleston cosmetics shop is relocating into a larger space.
Grocer Aldi brings its no-frills shopping to North Charleston Thursday when it opens its fourth Charleston-area supermarket.
The U.S. Mint says the nation's coin crunch isn't because of a shortage. Rather, spare change isn't being recirculated at the pace it was before the pandemic.
The gains of the past three months have now restored retail purchases to their levels before they plunged in March and April when the pandemic shuttered businesses and paralyzed the economy. Yet with Americans' overall income now likely shrinking, economists expect spending to slow further.
A new seafood restaurant launches Friday in downtown Charleston.
A discount grocer with one store in the Charleston area plans to add a second location in North Charleston, not far from its main competitor.
The Charleston area's latest retail and restaurant developments include a new drug store, two rebranded dining establishments and a food venue that contracted.
Local economists are labeling the job market “bleak” as local prospective employees wobble through the final month of a weak Grand Strand summer. Meanwhile, local business owners fight to hold onto their businesses, trying to figure out the best ways to stay open during what may be a reduced-capacity off season in the hopes of making it to spring 2021.
A Mount Pleasant restaurant changes its name while other dining establishments enter the Charleston market in Goose Creek and Summerville.
Florida-based Publix is closing its GreenWise Market offshoot in East Cooper later this month as well as another freshly opened store in Lexington near Columbia, saying they are too small. Neither store has been open more than 15 months.
Charleston-based Hudson Automotive Group is expanding further into Tennessee with the purchase of a longtime automotive group in Nashville.
Tailored Brands, the parent company of men's clothing retail shops Jos. A. Bank and Men's Wearhouse, is the latest in a string of national retailers to file for bankruptcy and announce store closures as the coronavirus pandemic continues to gnaw into merchants' bottom lines. Two Jos. A. Bank stores in the Charleston area are among those going dark.
South Carolina's annual sales tax reprieve is coming back Friday through Sunday, but there may be more fingers clicking than feet walking as many shoppers are expected to go online.
Stokes Honda in North Charleston will undergo a $15 million expansion and renovation over the next 15 months, nearly quadrupling the dealership's current size and add more than a dozen new service bays and other amenities.
Organic grocer Earth Fare reopens its two Charleston-area stores that closed earlier this year because of bankruptcy, while a shoe vendor decides to walk away from the Charleston market.
The mammoth project on 250 acres will require a $220 million investment, create 1,000 full-time jobs and increase by 5 percent the number of cargo containers that cross the local waterfront.
The newly bankrupt parent company of Ann Taylor, Loft and other brands plans to shutter more than half of its 2,800 stores, including 20 shops in South Carolina. Three are in the Charleston area.
Discount grocer Aldi will soon be ready to welcome customers to its fourth Charleston-area store when it opens in August in North Charleston.
On Monday night, Conway City Council voted to require masks by both patrons and employees of restaurants and retail stores citywide through at least Aug. 18.
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Longtime Charleston costume shop Hokus Pokus will no longer display its signature black limo hearse or inflatable figures on St. Andrews Boulevard. After 17 years there, the store has moved to Citadel Mall, one of its many moves since it began in 1979 in Mount Pleasant.
The nation's largest retailer, Walmart, will mandate face coverings starting next week to try to help stem the surge of coronavirus cases across the nation.
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Three new restaurants are opening in the Charleston area from downtown to Mount Pleasant and Goose Creek while another is changing locations and moving to West Ashley.
Two Earth Fare supermarkets in the Charleston area that closed in February when the company filed for bankruptcy will soon welcome customers again in Summerville and West Ashley.
New York & Co. operates in Charleston, North Charleston, Bluffton, Columbia, Gaffney, Greenville, Myrtle Beach and Sumter.
Hardee's is the latest restaurant to close on Spring Street near the Medical University of South Carolina.
A new dining establishment with roots in the Acapulco area of southern Mexico will bring its authentic dishes to Charleston later this week. Meanwhile, two nationally known chain restaurants, Cracker Barrel and Carrabba's Italian Grill, go dark a short distance apart in Mount Pleasant.
Cracker Barrel shutters one of its three Charleston-area restaurants amid the coronavirus pandemic.
With commercial fireworks displays mostly cancelled this year because of the coronavirus, consumer fireworks sales are expected to explode.
Old Time Pottery said it "was growing profitability at a near-record pace" until the COVID-19 outbreak shut down large swaths of the economy and kept shoppers away.
Motorists statewide are now paying 24 cents a gallon to help fund road and bridge projects.
Spaces occupied by two key merchants in a West Ashley shopping center are being marketed for new tenants.
The bankrupt health and wellness merchandiser began manufacturing, packaging and distributing its products at a Greenville plant decades ago.
GNC operates 41 stores in South Carolina. Six are set to close up and down the coast.
An Atlanta-based restaurant chain is the first new tenant to sign onto The Victory, a redevelopment of the former Helping Kids with Cancer Thrift Store in West Ashley.
Coconut Joe's, a longtime staple of beach fare on the Isle of Palms, is changing hands after more than two decades.
Apple closes several stores, including those in South Carolina, after a spike in coronavirus cases in four states.