Retail

Burlington Coat Factory opens in Clovis Oct. 11

The newest Burlington Coat Factory store will open to Clovis residents on Oct. 11 in the Village Shopping Center.

Wal-Mart to open latest market Wednesday

Wal-Mart's new Clovis location will follow the retailer's neighborhood market format.Wal-Mart will cut the ribbon on the Valley’s latest neighborhood market, which will employ about 95 workers, with the grand opening of its Clovis store on Wednesday morning.

Robinson's Flooring to open new Fresno location

Mike Robinson (left) plans to open his fourth Robinson's Flooring location on Oct. 1. Steve Richardson (right) manages Robinson's current location in River Park.Robison’s Flooring is opening its fourth location on Oct. 1 as part of an expansion to a larger base of customers.

Some Fresh & Easy stores to close from sale

Fresh & Easy has been sold, and some stores will be closing.(AP) — Tesco, Britain's largest retailer by sales, has agreed to sell 150 of its lossmaking Fresh & Easy stores in the United States to a U.S. investment firm.

New owners to reopen The Downtown Club in Fresno

The new owners of The Downtown Club in Fresno plan to keep the name and open for lunch by Oct. 1.The new owner of The Downtown Club in Fresno aims to reopen the shuttered eatery in the fall under the same name.

Madera mobile boutique opens brick-and-mortar spot

While Stacy Newell awaits changes to the City of Madera's mobile vendor code to allow for her mobile boutique, she has opened a storefront there.While waiting for the City of Madera to change its mobile vendor code to allow her mobile boutique, Stacy Dewall has opened a small brick-and-mortar shop for her Eye Candy Fashion Boutique, allowing her to operate in her hometown.

River Park going red for Bulldog football

In anticipation of the 2013 Fresno State football season, the River Park Shopping Center in Fresno will be giving out prizes and offering special deals to Bulldog fans wearing red on designated Red Fridays.

Les Schwab continues Valley expansion

Les Schwab Tire Centers is opening two new Valley stores later this year.Les Schwab Tire Centers continues its aggressive Central Valley expansion with a new store in Selma and another in Porterville, with both scheduled to open in either the fall or winter of this year.

Fresno Oxygen opens new Sacramento-area location

Locally headquartered Fresno Oxygen has extended its reach up into the Sacramento area with the opening of its 10th store.

Student wins Fashion Fair Mall chocolate retail franchise

New Fresno business owner LaTricia Adkins won her own chocolate factory — and there were absolutely no Oompa Loompas involved.