Thursday, November 1, 2012
Wondering when the holiday shopping hours begin at local stores? We've got some answers for you below.
With Halloween behind us, retailers and shoppers are now staring down some of the biggest shopping days of the year - both in stores and online. The National Retail Federation expects sales during November and December to rise 4.1 percent this year, according to a USA Today report. Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, has become the accepted if unofficial start time of the Christmas rush. It's a huge day for retailers but only the first of a roughly month-long extravaganza. And thanks to Abe Lincoln, who decreed Thanksgiving a national holiday, Franklin D. Roosevelt, who signed into law that it should fall on the fourth Thursday in November, and Pope Gregory XIII, who blessed the calendar we use by papal bull, 2012 has the longest …
Friday, October 5, 2012
The mixed-use development in Alpharetta is scheduled to open in April 2014.
Friday, October 5, 2012
North American Properties today announced new tenants for Avalon, saying more than half of the Phase 1 retail space is committed and another 25 percent is in negotation. The $600 million resort-inspired, mixed-use development in Alpharetta is scheduled to open April 2014. “Avalon will deliver a purposefully designed experience in the art of living well,” said Mark Toro, managing partner for North American Properties. “Imagine stepping into a retail environment that feels and delivers like a five-star resort. Your every need is anticipated and every indulgence fulfilled.” Whole Foods and Regal Cinemas are the anchor tenants at Avalon, which will be built on property west of GA 400, north of Old Milton Parkway and east of Westside Parkway. …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Hut no. 8 just opened in the Silos shopping center on Crabapple Road, along the Alpharetta/Roswell border. It's a used clothing store that looks like a mall store, with cheaper prices.
When you walk into Hut no. 8, you could be in any mall clothing store. Until you look at the price tags. Instead of selling for $20, an Abercrombie & Fitch t-shirt is marked at $4 or $5. Designer jeans – some of them new – go for $50 or less. This is the new, used clothing store. No digging through racks to find the top brands. They’re all here, neatly arranged by size and color. Jeans are hung diagonally, instead of folded, so that you can easily spot both your size and the designer label. “That’s the main thing we’re going for, is to have the resale and offer people good prices, but not have that used feel to it,” said Chris Lee, one of the owners. The clothes aren’t sold on consignment, but rather, are bought outright. The store pays …
Thursday, September 20, 2012
The store is much smaller than a superstore, and is meant for customers making a quick trip for groceries, healthy and beauty needs or pharmacy items.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
The Alpharetta Walmart Neighborhood Market opened Wednesday, offering customers a smaller store intended for quick trips when the shopping list is short. The new store is in the Alpharetta Crossing Shopping Center at the corner of Haynes Bridge Road and Old Milton Parkway. It occupies a location that has had a grocery store, a furniture store, a home theater store and seasonal stores such as Halloween costume shops. Walmart Neighborhood Market Facts Walmart officials said in an announcement posted on Alpharetta-Milton Patch that the 46,000-square-foot Alpharetta store features a self-serve deli with pre-packaged foods, a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, as well as meats, cheeses and prepared foods. Fresh produce and a full line of …
Friday, May 11, 2012
Here are 5 ways to save money this Mother's Day weekend and still get out and enjoy it.
It is Mother's Day weekend. If youa re looking for some last minute gift ideas for moms or graduates, Patch has found some deals for you. If you are looking for a fun way to spend the weekend without spending a fortune, we have you covered as well. Here are the 5 Ivy Interiors in Alpharetta Deal: get $5 off of your purchase of $30 or more when you print up the picture with this list and bring it in during the month of May. They have many gifts for moms and graduates starting under $10. Good Through: The offer is valid through the month of May. Menchies discounts at Cumming, Johns Creek and Roswell locations Deal: Bring in a canned food item on Friday from 6 p.m. until close and get half off of an 8 ounce cup of yogurt. One can gets the …
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Patch has found some excellent bargains to help your family save money this week.
Spring has sprung and if you have not gotten the house and family ready for it, now is the time. Patch will help you with some great deals this week for your home, spouses and kids. Here are 5 deals we think you should check out this week. 1. Bath and Body Works in Alpharetta, Cumming Deal: Use this coupon for a free full size gift with purchase on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you can not make it on Saturday, use this coupon before April 16 and get 20 percent off of your purchase. Good Through: These coupons each have their own expiration dates listed. 2. Macys Deal: The store is having a great sale and if you use this coupon on top of it, you can save an additional 15 percent in every department. Good Through: The coupon expires …
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Here are 5 great deals for your family to enjoy in the week ahead.
Each week Patch comes up with great deals for local families at big corporate stores as well as small locally owned stores. Here are five current deals we found at the larger stores. Be sure to come back on Friday to see what small business deals North Fulton has to offer. 1. American Girl Deal: Girls can meet an American Girl book author and get her autograph on Sunday between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. The event is free. Good Through: This is a one-day event. 2. Kohl's Deal: Use this Kohl's coupon and save 15 percent on everything. It is valid online and in stores. Good Through: The coupon expires on March 4. 3. Old Navy Deal: Use this Old Navy coupon and save 20 percent off of anything at the store. Good Through: The coupon expires March 1…
Friday, February 17, 2012
Here are 5 small businesses in North Fulton where shoppers can get some great bargains.
The economy is improving but many of us are still watching what we spend. For those of us who like the finer things, this means we shop less. With the help of local consignment stores in our area, we do not have to shop less. We can clean out our closets and make a little money as well as buy more at reduced prices. This sounds like a win win to me. Even the men and kids can get some great deals this week. Check out these great shops while you are out and about this week. 1. Ladybugs And Lizards in Roswell Deal: Get high end clothing and accessories at discount prices at this consignment boutique that offers new and very gently used items. Good Through: The store always has great deals but watch their website for specials. 2. Monica's …
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Buyers can get some great deals this week at local stores.
- VALENTINE'S DAY GUIDE
- Tammy Bester
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
The best deals for any holiday are always just after the holiday passes. Those who like to decorate the house for Valentine's Day will love this week's deals. Shoppers will get some major discounts on household decor, Valentine toys for kids, cookware, candles, cards and so much more. Use coupons and shoppers can save even more. Check back later this week for more great deals in our area that focus on smaller, locally owned shops. 1. After Season Sale Deal: Everything Valentine's Day related will likely be 50 percent off today at most stores, and in the days to come shoppers will find that these discounts will go up to 90 percent off. This is a great time to get ready for next year on non-food items. Shoppers will not even need coupons …
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Here are 5 great deals at major retailers for your family to enjoy.
There are some great sales and deals going on in stores right now. Combine these store bargains with coupons and shoppers can get some excellent savings this week. Think ahead to Valentine's Day and start shopping now as you see the savings on the items you know you want to buy. Here are 5 ways to save this week in our area at major retailers. Come back on Friday to hear about the deals spotted at smaller shops in the area. 1. Justice Deal: Use this coupon and get 40 percent off of your entire purchase. Good Through: The coupon expires Feb. 8. 2. Macy's Deal: Use this coupon and get an extra 15 percent off of sale and clearance items in clothing, accessories and home sections. Good Through: The coupon expires on Jan. 31. 3. Pier One Deal: …