Category Archives: Retail

South Carolina’s 2018 Sales Tax Holiday kicks off on Friday, August 3

Get ready for South Carolina's annual Sales Tax Holiday weekend with a list of items that will be tax free from Friday, August 3, through Sunday, August 5, 2018. During tax free weekend, a variety of back-to-school essentials are exempt from the state’s 6% Sales Tax and any applicable local taxes. Tax free items range from clothing,…
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Palmetto Shirt Co. Adds Coastal Carolina to Its Collegiate Offering

Columbia, SC - May 29th, 2018:  Palmetto Shirt Co. has been licensed by Coastal Carolina University to sell licensed apparel starting in June.  The addition of Coastal Carolina to the Palmetto Shirt Co. line, that includes the University of South Carolina and Clemson University, gives PSC a strong brand for the Grand Strand area and…
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New retailers join lineup at Lexington Square

LEXINGTON, S.C. – Club Pilates, Wayback Burgers and Wings Place have joined the lineup at Lexington Square, a new neighborhood-oriented retail center in South Carolina being developed by commercial real estate development firm S.J. Collins Enterprises. The three new retailers are projected to open this year. A nearly 50,000-square-foot Lowes Foods grocery store opened at…
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Local Professional Continues Commitment To Consumer Protection With Jewelry Industry Recertification

Aiken, SC February 26, 2018 — Thomas Williams of Floyd and Green Jewelers has successfully completed the annual American Gem Society (AGS) recertification exam. This mandatory exam was developed to maintain professional credentials, which demonstrates their ongoing commitment to the Society’s mission of consumer protection through continued education and upholding the highest ethical standards. Mr.…
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Rent-A-Center Inc. Announces Promotions

PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rent-A-Center, Inc., (NASDAQ/NGS:RCII) a rent-to-own industry leader, announced today the promotions of two long-time AcceptanceNOW (ANOW) employees, Chris Crocker and Andy Bittinger. [caption id="attachment_12713" align="alignleft" width="200"] Andy Bittinger[/caption] Chris Crocker was promoted from Divisional Vice President to Executive Vice President over the ANOW line of business. Crocker began his career at Rent-A-Center in…
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First Anniversary Of Unique Women’s Owned Boutique In Columbia, SC

A few years ago, Kara Hugg, Kristin Jensen and Kristen Lominack couldn’t have imagined they would be entrepreneurs, but Saturday, November 25 marks one year in their new boutique location in Columbia, SC. Kara was always a small town girl with a big eye for fashion! She launched Poshture Boutique, her online clothing store in…
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Horse & Garden ACE Hardware Celebrates 2017 Purina®Check-R-Board® Days

Hopkins, SC – Horse & Garden ACE Hardware, a Purina® Certified Expert Dealer, is announcing their 2017 Purina® Check-R-Board® Days! Stop by their location at 9641 Garners Ferry Road throughout the month of December during regular store hours to participate!  Customers will earn $2 off EVERY Purina feed purchase (must include Purina feed, 1 discount per transaction).  FREE hot dogs will be…
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Wine & Spirits Wholesalers Association of SC names Elizabeth Herlong Brogdon as Executive Director

Columbia, SC- Elizabeth Herlong Brogdon, Esq. has been named Executive Director of the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers Association of SC (WSWA-SC). In this role, Elizabeth will lead the Association, to include overseeing legislative strategy, coordinating legislative efforts, working closely with state regulatory agencies (primarily SLED and SCDOR), and providing legal advice to the Association’s member…
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Shipt brings grocery delivery from Kroger to Columbia, SC

Online grocery marketplace expands retail options in response to member requests BIRMINGHAM, AL--(Marketwired - Sep 28, 2017) - Shipt, the fastest growing online grocery marketplace, today announced that it will add delivery from Kroger® throughout Nashville, Tennessee, Huntsville, Alabama, Columbia, South Carolina, and Savannah, Georgia. To celebrate the addition, new Shipt members who sign up prior…
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