Category Archives: Retail

Retailers: Get the skinny on Sales and Use Tax straight from the source

Sales and Use Taxes can be complicated, which is why the South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) hosts industry-specific seminars to help business owners and tax professionals understand their tax obligations. The SCDOR is offering a Sales and Use Tax seminar for the retail industry on August 21, 2018 in Beaufort. This seminar will be held from 10:00 a.m.…
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Five Points Summer Sidewalk Sale: July 27th – 29th

COLUMBIA, S.C. (July 25, 2018) – The Five Points Association invites the community to celebrate shopping locally this weekend at the annual Five Points Summer Sidewalk Sale. From July 27th to July 29th, patrons can expect to save big with many stores offering huge sales and specials neighborhood wide. SALES & SPECIALS: 2G's Clothing: Storewide…
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Rack Room Shoes opens Thursday at Hartwell Village shopping center

Family footwear retailer commemorates new store with ribbon-cutting ceremony, $4,000 donation to Blue Ridge Elementary School SENECA, South Carolina, July 16, 2018 – Rack Room Shoes will open in the Hartwell Village shopping center at 13360 Clemson Blvd. on Thursday morning. The new store will open its doors beginning with a ribbon cutting ceremony, as…
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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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