The Sears store at Concord Mall closed in 2020.

Is Primark heading to Concord Mall? Here’s the truth

Ken MammarellaBusiness, Headlines

“I guess Concord Mall isn’t completely on its way out after all,” the Facebook post read. “The landlord is telling tenants that Primark is going where Sears once was.” called Concord Mall to get the truth. “No,” said mall manager Tom Dahlke, Our was the third that he has received about the rumorm he said. “Completely and absolutely BS.” …

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Retail theft continues to plague Delaware businesses

Sam HautGovernment, Headlines

While retail theft continues to increase in Delaware, according to state police records, it doesn’t seem to be happening at the level reported in some cities. “I am not aware of any widespread looting or any type of cases where there’s just been storming, just an overpowering into an establishment,” said Jason Hatchell, public information officer for the Delaware State …

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Brandywine Town Center redevelopment tweaked

Ken MammarellaBusiness, Headlines

Community feedback has inspired tweaks to plans to redevelop the Brandywine Town Center. “They want to elevate the look, the feel and the offerings” in the area closest to Naamans Road, said Mike Hoffman, of Tarabicos, Grosso & Hoffman, the Delaware land use attorney for the Acadia Realty Trust. “It should be the front door and the heart of the …

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Delaware retailers must accept cash under new law

Charlie MegginsonBusiness, Headlines

Most Delaware retailers are now required to accept cash payments thanks to a new law signed by Gov. John Carney Friday. House Bill 299, sponsored by Rep. Franklin Cooke, D-New Castle, prohibits sellers of consumer goods or services from refusing to accept cash payments except in limited circumstances.  The law covers sales made at retail stores through in-person transactions. It …