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Aug 29, 2023

Skin care entrepreneur goes for something new in Five Points

A new upscale skin care spa with a do-it-yourself twist has opened in Columbia’s Five Points district.

Aug 14, 2023

Columbia-area mall is losing its last two tenants

The last two tenants at Richland Mall in Forest Acres are moving out. Both department store Belk and Barnes and Noble bookstore will be leaving

Aug 11, 2023

New tennis and pickleball store opens in Columbia

Tennis and pickleball players in Columbia now have a new place to buy equipment for their favorite sports.

Aug 4, 2023

Shoppers can save during South Carolina’s annual Tax Free Weekend

Shoppers around South Carolina can get a break at the cash register this weekend with the annual Tax Free Weekend that launched at 12 a.m. Friday and ends at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6

Jun 5, 2023

Popular Columbia store sold to new owners after 50 years

A popular store on Forest Drive in Columbia has changed hands. Sunbelt Business Brokers, a leading mergers and acquisitions adviser for privately held businesses, recently handled the sale of Four Morganelli’s Inc., dba Morganel

Apr 28, 2023

National retailer sold out of bankruptcy, will close remaining South Carolina stores

Texas-based home goods retailer Tuesday Morning will close its remaining 13 stores in South Carolina, including locations in the Midlands, Upstate, along the Grand Strand and in the Charleston area

Apr 24, 2023

Columbia bakery opens new location in Five Points

Sweet GG's Bakery was originally located on Fort Jackson Boulevard but has now moved to 631-B Harden St. in Five Points

Apr 17, 2023

New salon opens on Gervais Street in Columbia

A new salon offering a wide variety of hair coloring services has opened on Gervais Street in Columbia

Apr 4, 2023

Vacant retail space hard to find in Columbia market

Retail vacancies in the Columbia area remain at historic lows while rents for available spaces have risen because there is little new retail construction in the works

Mar 28, 2023

Popular national retailer returning to Forest Acres

Popular national clothing chain J. Crew is making a return to Trenholm Plaza in Forest Acres.

Mar 15, 2023

Vintage clothing store opens in Columbia’s Five Points district

The new store's roots are in a popular vintage clothing stall that has been a mainstay for five years at Columbia's weekly Soda City Market.

Mar 2, 2023

Independent bookstore in Columbia’s Five Points opens its doors

All Good Books, the neighborhood's first independent bookstore in many years, held its grand opening and ribbon cutting at noon on March 2