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3 Area Retailers Closing Stores in 2020

The Harrisburg East Mall Macy’s is one of 30 Pennsylvania Macy’s going out of business in 2020. (Mike Kalasnik/CC BY-SA 2.0)

Paige Dalto, Head Copy Editor

January 30, 2020

From Macy’s to A.C. Moore, several national retailers are closing dozens of stores across Pennsylvania.  Kmart in Hummelstown and Dressbarn in the Hershey Outlets both closed in 2019.  Kmart closed a number of stores due to bankruptcy. Local stores closing in 2020 include the three-story Ma...

Kate Spade New York Opens at Tanger Outlets

The exterior of the new Kate Spade New York store is pictured. They have taken over the old Bath and Body Works location. (Broadcaster/Alexis Moodie)

Alexis Moodie, Layout Designer

December 18, 2017

Kate Spade New York has just opened a new store in the Hershey Tanger Outlets. Kate Spade is a brand that focuses on fashionable, high end bags and accessories. This additional store makes it the fifth Kate Spade store in Pennsylvania. The grand opening was on December 8th, 2017. It moved into the old...

Five tips for teens to slay Black Friday

A shopper takes a selfie as crowds pour into the Macy's Herald Square flagship store, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, in New York. Instead of waiting for Black Friday, which is typically the year's biggest shopping day, more than a dozen major retailers are opening on Thanksgiving this year. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Haley Daniels and Lynn Dang

November 30, 2016

Black Friday is usually the best time to get all the deals, but are you getting ripped off? Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, falls on the November 25 this year. All stores claim to offer the best deals, but how do you decide? These five tips will ensure success this Black Friday. ...

Nike Unveils Self-tying Shoe

The Nike Hyperadapt 1.0 is shown here in a graphic released by Nike on March 16th, 2016. The shoes will be available in three colors: black, gray, and white. (The Independent)

April 15, 2016

By: Joel Neuschwander The future is now. Mark Parker, Nike CEO, announced the latest innovation in his company’s long history of pushing the envelope on March 16th, 2016, in New York City. This time, however, Parker and Nike could change the shoe market forever. The sportswear giant unvei...

14 Things To Do If You’re Single on Valentine’s Day

The Tanger Outlets in Hershey, PA is home to many designer stores like Coach and Nautica.

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February 15, 2016

By: Shanna Sweitzer It’s a special day to love your significant other: Valentine’s Day. But what do you do if you’re solo this holiday? Being single is being free of commitment and free to focus on yourself. These tips are sure to spark an idea in your mind that will make you feel good to be...

Valentines Day Gift Guide

Bourbon and Boweties bracelets, $30-60, show your personality with 
the variety of artsy bracelets.

February 7, 2016

By: Shyanne Gaston Picking out the perfect gift during the Valentine’s Day holiday can be very overwhelming. Embellas is a great place to find the right gift for mother, girlfriend, friend or that someone special. Embellas stores are located in Hershey, Harrisburg and Camp Hill. ...

Knock Knock Boutique Holiday Gift Guide

Inspirational Signs, $7-$20, home decor for a wide range of personalities.

Bella D'Adderio and Hannah Gundermann

January 22, 2016

The holidays can be a stressful time for gift buyers, but Knock Knock Boutique in Hershey is a one stop shop for all your gifting needs. Emily Drobnock, 2009 Hershey High School graduate and shop owner, opened Knock Knock in the fall of 2014 located on Chocolate Avenue. Click on any image to view...

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