News & Reviews

SHOP TALK: Inside the area's latest deals and sales

Shop Talk is a weekly notebook that informs readers of news, promotions, and sales happening at area businesses.To submit an item, email [email protected] and put “Item for Shop Talk” in the subject line. This week’s items are as follows:The Optical Shoppe at 419 Harrison St. in Princeton is hosting a trunk show, April 27, 5 to 8 p.m. to celebrate Parisian eyewear company Lafont's 30th anniversary. The Optical Shoppe will be presenting a limited-edition frame, as well as Lafont’s...

Dr. Gary Tracy Optometry & Eyewear Announces June Trunk Show Sale

NEW YORK, May 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Gary Tracy Optometry & Eyewear has announced their upcoming trunk show sale. The sale takes place on Saturday, June 3, from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM at the optical boutique’s Upper West Side location. It is being held to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the center’s private frame line, which was developed in partnership with Sho Eyeworks.Trunk shows are highlights of the fashion world and are often used to inaugurate new lines or increase...

Making the move from the regional mall to the urban lifestyle center

The brick-and-mortar retail landscape is changing. Many traditional enclosed malls are closing or reinventing themselves. Fewer of the large, typically suburban, destination-style retail projects are in the pipeline. More urban lifestyle-focused, mixed-use projects have taken their place. These tend to favor smaller-format stores and locally based retailers and restaurants, and national chains have been hesitant to embrace them. But as urban-flavored mixed-use destinations continue to make...