Retail

Two Valley Wet Seal stores on chopping block

Two Central Valley Wet Seal locations have closed as part of a store restructuring.It appears that at least two Central Valley Wet Seal locations were on a list of slated closures by the Orange County-based retailer, which announced the immediate shuttering of 338 stores across the US today.

First of many Papa John's opens in Fresno

A new Papa John's pizzeria opened in Fresno's West Pointe Shopping Center over the weekend, the first of several planned in the Central Valley by Preferred Restaurant Brands.

Corner Bakery Cafe coming to Fresno

National restaurant chain Corner Bakery Cafe will open nine locations throughout the Central Valley over the next five years, including a location in Fresno in early 2016.

Jalisco Jewelers celebrating 25 years with event

Jalisco Jewelers is celebrating its first 25 years in business with a free dance for customers on Dec. 20. 

Malls scrap for holiday customers

The Santa station is up and running at Fashion Fair Mall in Fresno as local malls attempt to attract shoppers as online sales increase.This holiday season, local malls are working hard to woo customers away from their computers and back through the doors of physical stores in favor of a more traditional shopping experience.

Sports Clips locating in Visalia

Sport Clips Haircuts is currently hiring stylists for its fourth Central Valley location opening Dec. 20 in Visalia.

Aging Fresno Pizza Hut gets new digs

The Pizza Hut restaurant popular among Fresno City College students for years will soon relocate a few blocks north.

P*DE*Q Corner cafe in Fresno closing next week

P*DE*Q Corner in Fresno will close Dec. 23. Photo via P*DE*Q FacebookThe P*DE*Q Corner cafe near Fresno High School will close next week as manufacturing activity of the gluten-free, Brazilian-inspired cheese bread ramps up.

Sears Outlet store opens in Fresno

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores opened its first Central Valley location in Fresno this week. The discount department store offers home appliances, lawn and garden equipment, apparel, sporting goods and tools. 

Fresno Jewelry Mart rebranding for 70th anniversary

Fresno Jewelry Mart is celebrating its 70th year in business by going back to its roots and changing its name to Lewis Diamond Company.