Retail & Fashion

Retail e-volution

Columbus' oldest and newest retail shopping destinations are staying competitive in an industry defined by fluctuating market forces, consumer whims and rapid technological advances

A brief history of Columbus’ shopping centers

From 1909 to the present, here's a timeline of retail development in Columbus
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The Candle Lab on wheels

The Candle Lab creates a better-burning candle and lets customers have fun selecting their own scents. Next up—a shop on wheels.

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  • Expect lots of sales this holiday, L Brands execs say

    L Brands executives expect this year’s holiday shopping season to be a lot like last year’s — and that means plenty of discounts. “We anticipate a lot of promotional (discount) activity going into the holidays,” said Nicholas Coe, president and CEO of the Columbus-based retailer’s personal-care chain Bath & Body Works.

  • L Brands loses battle in UK over Pink trademark

    L Brands lost a battle in the “global pink war” when a British court ruled that the Columbus-based retailer’s Victoria’s Secret Pink brand has infringed on the trademark of Thomas Pink, an upscale British dress-shirt brand.

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