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Sep 11, 2023

How an injury turned a dentist into independent bookstore owner

When one door closes, another one opens. At least that’s the saying upon which friends generally rely to comfort one another when jobs or opportunities are lost. For one couple that familiar saying ended up being an accurate prediction when Our Next Chapter opened on Sept. 1 at 326 Main St. in Conway. Bob Martire […[...]

Aug 29, 2023

Parker’s Kitchen Senior Real Estate Project Manager Thomas Mathewes Honored as a “Future Leader in Convenience” by Convenience Store News

Parker’s Kitchen – a nationally acclaimed convenience store company and food service leader – is delighted to announce that Senior Real Estate Project Manager Thomas Mathewes has been named a “Future Leader in Convenience” by Convenience Store News for his impressive professional achievements. A Charleston, S.C. native[...]

Aug 28, 2023

Global retailer to open first SC store on King Street in Charleston

Los Angeles-based sustainable fashion brand Reformation will open its first South Carolina store on King Street in Charleston in early September. This marks Reformation’s fourth store in the Southeast, a growing region of emphasis for the brand, and 41st globally as it continues its mission to bring sustainable fashion to [...]

Aug 22, 2023

Autobell® Car Wash Invests In Team Members’ Futures With 2023 Academic Scholarships

CHARLOTTE, NC — For the 2023-24 academic year, Autobell Car Wash is proud to present 96 of its team members in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland with scholarships toward the college or university of their choice, with the year’s gifts totaling $150,000. Established to recognize the outstanding achiev[...]

Aug 16, 2023

Meat Market brings specialty beef and more to Mount Pleasant

Customers looking for more than the usual grocery store meat department selection have a new option in Mount Pleasant. The owners of Heights Meat Market were joined by Mayor Will Haynie, members of the Town Council and the Mount Pleasant Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the opening of the new business at 426 W. Coleman […[...]

Aug 2, 2023

New Stationery & Craft Shop Opens Downtown Charleston August 12

Charleston, SC – The Paper Canopy, a new stationery and craft store, is launching its first brick and mortar location at 93C Spring St., with a grand opening on August 12, 2023, from 11-5PM. The Paper Canopy started in 2021 as an online brand and is expanding to 650 sq. feet of elegant stationery, fine […]

Jun 26, 2023

Charleston-based Palmetto Moon continues expansion with new location

Charleston-based Palmetto Moon continues to expand. The Southern lifestyle retailer will open its newest store in Bowling Green, Ky., on Saturday, July 15, according to a Palmetto Moon news release. The new location will be at the Greenwood Mall, 2625 Scottsville Road, Suite 710, near the food court and next to Old Navy, accordi[...]

Jun 26, 2023

Fleet Feet to Open First Charleston Location at Ashley Landing

Charleston, S.C. — Specialty running retailer Fleet Feet announced that it will open its first store in the City of Charleston at Ashley Landing shopping center at the intersection of Sam Rittenberg Boulevard and Old Towne Road in West Ashley. The Fleet Feet Ashley Landing location is expected to open in the fourth quarter of […]

Jun 21, 2023

MarineMax Charleston Announces New General Manager

CHARLESTON, SC – MarineMax Charleston announces new general manager Karl Anderson after Bruce Bellknap retires after 24 years. Karl is a native Texan, having grown up boating on the lakes outside of Dallas before heading to Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, for his educational pursuits. While at Appalachia[...]

Jun 13, 2023

Convenience Store News Honors Parker’s Regional Manager Tanja Gassenmaier on 2023 “Top Women in Convenience” List

Parker’s – a nationally acclaimed convenience store company and food service leader – is delighted to announce that Regional Manager Tanja Gassenmaier has been named to the 2023 “Top Women in Convenience” list by industry-leading publication Convenience Store News. Gassenmaier is part of an elite group of 87 female ind[...]

Jun 9, 2023

California retailer to open King Street store in downtown Charleston

A nationally recognized jewelry brand will open a store in downtown Charleston, marking its 50th location. At the 1,350-square-foot store at 418 King St., gorjana will feature its popular Southern California-inspired designs, ranging from plated to fine necklaces, earrings, bracelets and more, according to a news release. &ldquo[...]

May 24, 2023

The Market at Paradiso opens in North Charleston

Paradiso has opened the doors to The Market at Paradiso in part of the renovated space that once was known as the Mixon Club. Earlier this year Success Street Hospitality announced that they had bought the Mixon Club and would rebrand and relaunch the space at 4401 McCarthy St. in North Charleston. Paradiso is a […]