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Smaller Target store spens in Skokie 2017-11-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 2, 2017, p. 6 Business - Retail, Dempster, Target
Kim Hackl, new business co-owner 2017-06-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 29, 2017, p. 2 Business - Retail, Fast Signs, Hackl, Kim, Hackl, Craig
Moonfish, artist team up for pop-up event at local art gallery 2016-09-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September, 15, 2016, p. 8 Business - Retail, Knowledge Systems Institute, Smith, Gabriel, Moonfish, KSI Gallery, Kotek, Sarah
Aw Yeah Games closes, but Aw Yeah Comics carries on 2015-10-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 8, 2015, p.7 Business - Retail, Aw Yeah Comics, Aw Yeah Games, Wood, Kurt
Floor & Decor opens on east end of Skokie 2014-09-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 18, 2014 , p. 16 Business - Retail, Floor & Decor
New Walmart: What's in store for Skokie? 2014-08-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 14, 2014 , p. 6 Business - Retail, Walmart Supercenter
Skokie lands big-box Meijer store, Floor & Decore 2013-11-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 21, 2013 , p. 6 Business - Retail, Meijer, Floor & Decor, Business - Grocery stores
Happy Thansgivukkah: Have you bought your menurkey yet? 2013-11-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 21, 2013 , p. 27 Business - Retail, Levine, David, Illinois Nut & Candy
Dressing up Skokie and the North Shore 2013-07-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 4, 2013 , p. 28 Business - Retail, Bozovic, Diana, Weddings
Family-owned Four Cohn Shoes set to close after 103 years 2013-04-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 25, 2013 , p. 32 Business - Retail, Cohen, Ruth, Cohen, Howard, Four Cohn Shoes, Peterson, Bill
Shopping season begins at Westfield Old Orchard 2012-11-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 29, 2012 , p. 5 Business - Retail, Westfield Shoppingtown Old Orchard
Ann Taylor store boasts new high-class concept 2012-10-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 11, 2012 , p. 38 Business - Retail, Ann Taylor, Westfield Shoppingtown Old Orchard
Bicycles take shop owner on ride of his life 2012-08-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 30, 2012 , p. 36 Schachte, Elliott, Business - Retail, Koob, Dan, Binder, Larry, Al's Cycle Shop
Some cig shops are rolling over: Under new law, roll-your-own taxes will soar 2012-07-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 12, 2012 , p. 7 Business - Retail, Smith, Marcia, Smokes & Such
Aw Yeah!': comic book store celebrates opening 2012-05-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 10, 2012 , p. 8 Business - Retail, Aw Yeah Comics, Aureliani, Franco, Hammond, Marc, Baltazar, Art
Touhy 'Super Walmart' gains panel support 2012-03-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 22, 2012 , p. 14 Business - Retail, Block, Richard, Clark Street Development, Skokie Plan Commission, Marek, David, Berman, Scott, Walmart, Business - Shopping centers, Skokie Appearance Commission, Touhy Marketplace
Skokie's Apple community mourns Jobs' death 2011-10-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 13, 2011 , p. 7 Business - Retail, Apple, Memorials, tributes, and remembrances
New downtown restaurant will receive village grant 2011-06-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 30, 2011 , p. 12 Libertad, Business - Retail, Sweety Pies Bakery, Skokie Paint & Wallpaper, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Grants, Kabul House, Thompson, Tom, Rivera, Marcos
Store offers unique mix for holiday shopping 2010-12-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 2, 2010 , p. 7 Business - Retail, Fox, Avi, Fox, Debbie, Rosenblum's World of Judaica, Holidays and celebrations - Chanukah (Hanukkah)
Rosenblum's opens for first Hanukkah in Skokie 2010-12-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 2, 2010 , p. 7 Rosenbloom, Micha, Business - Retail, Levy, Gavriel, Fox, Avi, Fox, Debbie, Rosenblum's World of Judaica, Levy, Howard
Shoppers weather cold for Black Friday 2010-12-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 2, 2010 , p. 5 Business - Retail, Westfield Shoppingtown Old Orchard
Health Department proposes ban on tobacco retail shops 2010-11-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 18, 2010 , p. 5 Business - Retail, Ordinances, Skokie Health Department (formerly Skokie Public Health Department), Counard, Dr. Catherine, Smoking
Skokie institution Schaefer's celebrates 75 years 2010-11-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 11, 2010 , p. 10 Business - Retail, Cluxton, Anje Schaefer, Graham, Bill, Schaefer, Gene Flynn, Schaefer, George, Schaefer's Wines, Foods and Spirits
Four Cohns Shoes the right fit for 100 years 2010-06-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 3, 2010 , p. 11 Business - Retail, Cohen, Howard, Four Cohn Shoes
Long-time Skokie paint store relocates blocks away 2010-05-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 27, 2010 , p. 5 Business - Retail, Skokie Paint & Wallpaper, Interior Rehab Program Grant, Hochwert, Steve
Suspect apprehended in Radio Shack robbery 2008-10-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 23, 2008, p. 9 Business - Retail, Glenn, Kory M., Crime and criminals - Robberies, Radio Shack
Two in custody, one more sought in connection with Radio Shack robbery 2008-09-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 25, 2008, p. 6 Business - Retail, Crime and criminals - Robberies, Radio Shack, Skokie Police Department
Focus of display lies in rugs 2008-09-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 4, 2008, p. 7 Tabahi, Falah, Business - Retail, Tabahi, Hazem, Kan Zaman Gallery
Pita Inn owner's gallery boasts exotic collection 2008-09-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 4, 2008, p. 7 Business - Retail, Tabahi, Falah, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Tabahi, Hazem, Van Dusen, George, Kan Zaman Gallery, Pita Inn
Village Creamery brings exotic flavors to Oakton 2008-08-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 14, 2008, p. 15 Business - Retail, Valeroso, Lito, Wilson, Jessica, Village Creamery
Couple's business, love of food go together like 'Oil & Vinegar 2007-09-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 6, 2007, p. 71 Business - Retail, Oil & Vinegar, Westfield Shoppingtown Old Orchard
Want clean, green and recycled? Shop here 2007-08-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 16, 2007, p. A3 Horvath, Fran, Business - Retail, Ethical Planet
Brothers hope 'nostalgia brands' give family candy outfit national presence 2007-08-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 9, 2007, p. 71 Business - Retail, Georgia Nut Company, Drehobl, Rick, Drehobl, David
Major retail project proposed for Touhy 2007-08-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 2, 2007, p. 5 Business - Retail, Business - Fitness clubs, Marciani, Steve, Touhy Avenue
Board OKs residential, retail plan 2006-06-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 22, 2006, p. 5 Business - Retail, Luke, Paul, Skokie Board of Trustees, Skokie Plan Commission, Housing - Condominiums
Board OKs modified mall plan 2006-03-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 9, 2006, p. 5 Business - Retail, Luke, Paul, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Skokie Plan Commission, Westfield Shoppingtown Old Orchard
Strong start for shopping at Old Orchard 2005-12-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 1, 2005, p. 14 Business - Retail, Westfield Shoppingtown Old Orchard
Business Briefs 2005-11-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 3, 2005, p. 83 Business - Retail, Steve & Barry's University Sportswear, Westfield Shoppingtown Old Orchard
Business Briefs 2005-10-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 20, 2005, p. 93 Business - Retail, Levine, Melissa Rothner, Diseases - Cancer, Fundraising and fundraisers, Illinois Nut & Candy
Shoppers differ on Field's name change 2005-09-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 29, 2005, p. 8 Business - Retail, Marshall Field's, Westfield Shoppingtown Old Orchard, Macy's
Business Briefs 2005-07-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 28, 2005, p. 86 Business - Retail, Nike-Women, Westfield Shoppingtown Old Orchard
Gloria Jean's closes at Old Orchard mall 2005-06-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 16, 2005, p. 13 Haemmerie, Jim, Business - Retail, Haemmerie, JoAnn, Gloria Jean's Coffee Bean, Westfield Shoppingtown Old Orchard
Card collectors keep hobby pure 2005-05-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 19, 2005, p. 113 O'Donnell, Brian, Business - Retail, Wroblewski, John, Au Sports Memorabilia, Gold, Steve
Business Briefs 2005-04-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 28, 2005, p. 84 Business - Retail, Office Depot, Fundraising and fundraisers, Cold Stone Creamery
Old-fashioned hobbies still find audience 2005-04-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 14, 2005, p. 89 Business - Retail, North Shore Hobby and Collectors Gallery, Remias, Paul, Hobbies
California on the North Shore 2005-03-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 31, 2005, p. 99 Business - Retail, Karlin, Nathan, Alcohol, Schaefer's Wines, Foods and Spirits
Clarks England opens in Skokie 2004-11-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 18, 2004, p. 92 Business - Retail, Clarks England, Westfield Shoppingtown Old Orchard
Staff studies mixed-use developments 2004-11-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 4, 2004, p. 15 Business - Retail, Zoning, Skokie Board of Trustees, Roberts, Randall, Housing - Condominiums, Gelder, Michael, Perille, Donald, Rigoni, Al
Mixed use development OK'd for Skokie Blvd 2004-11-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 4, 2004, p. 12 Business - Retail, Skokie Board of Trustees, Skokie Plan Commission, Housing - Condominiums, Perille, Donald, Rigoni, Al
Heart-breaking 2004-02-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 19, 2004, p. 5 Business - Retail, Iwan, Elizabeth, Block, Sabrina, Fannie May Candies
Sweet farewell 2004-02-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 5, 2004, p. 5 Business - Retail, O'Malley, Peggy, Salvador, Ann, Fannie May Candies, Kedroski, Cathy
Condo growth tops 2003 development 2004-01-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 8, 2004, p. 7 Business - Retail, Business - Funeral homes, Haben, John, Taxman, Seymour, GenTax Skokie LLC, Housing - Condominiums, West Dempster Street Business Redevelopment District, Kozil, Ron, Congregation Bnai Emunah, Bienias, Jim, Zoning, Synagogues
Revised theater site plan gets OK 2003-09-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 18, 2003, p. 5 Taxman Corp., Business - Retail, Old Orchard Theater, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Housing - Condominiums, Gendell, Scott
Skokie Blvd. development plans passed 2003-09-18 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 18, 2003, Sec. 1, p. 1 Taxman Corp., Business - Retail, Antunovich, Joseph, Old Orchard Theater, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Business - Banks and banking, Housing - Condominiums
Board to reconsider theater site plan 2003-09-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 4, 2003, p. 5 Business - Retail, Old Orchard Theater, Taxman, Seymour, GenTax Skokie LLC, Housing - Condominiums
Development doesn't maximize land use; not enough commerce 2003-05-15 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 15, 2003, Sec. 1, p. 6 Business - Retail, Zoning, Skokie Plan Commission, GenTax Skokie LLC, Housing - Condominiums, Editorial
Condo project: too much sprawl? 2003-05-15 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 15, 2003, Sec. 1, p. 1 Plaza del Portofino, Business - Retail, Zoning, Peyer, Peter, Skokie Plan Commission, GenTax Skokie LLC, Housing - Condominiums
Downtown condos, retail go before board 2003-05-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 1, 2003, p. 11 Business - Retail, Metropolitan Development Enterprises, Inc., Skokie Board of Trustees, Housing - Condominiums
Condo, retail eyed for W. Dempster 2003-01-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 30, 2003, p. 5 Business - Retail, Peyer, Peter, Basil, Larry, Basil Associates Inc., Housing - Condominiums, West Dempster Street Business Redevelopment District
Holiday season shoppers swarm Old Orchard mall 2002-12-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 5, 2002, p. 3 Business - Retail, Keys, Bob, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Kruszynski, Paul, Westfield Shoppingtown Old Orchard, Holidays and celebrations - Christmas, Parking, Skokie Police Department
Saks addressing moisture, mold 2002-08-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 29, 2002, p. 10 Business - Retail, Bentley, Julia, Turek, Diane, Saks Fifth Avenue, Law Engineering and Environmental Service, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Pollution - Air
Skate shop job a perfect fit 2002-08-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 8, 2002, p. 5 Winn, Myles, Business - Retail, Sports - Skateboarding, Shred Shop
Mrs. Richard's antiques to close after 34 years in Skokie 2002-08-08 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 8, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 1 Newman, Betty, Business - Retail, Mrs. Richard's Furniture Gallery, Richmond, Esther
Condos/retail to replace Skokie restaurant 2002-08-08 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 8, 2002, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Sarris, Andrew, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Construction, Sarris, John, Corner Hut, Housing - Condominiums
Mrs. Richards set to close shop 2002-07-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 18, 2002, p. 69 Newman, Betty, Business - Retail, Mrs. Richard's Furniture Gallery, Richmond, Esther
Hanukkah hero gets his own toy 2001-12-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 13, 2001, p. 77 Business - Retail, Herman, Michael, Heroic Productions Inc., Holidays and celebrations - Chanukah (Hanukkah)
Skokie trustees approve new Circuit City 2001-12-06 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 6, 2001, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Zoning, Skokie Board of Trustees, Housing - Town houses, Construction, Circuit City, Norwood Builders Inc., Madison Place Townhomes, Burnside Construction Co.
Mall holiday shopping off to a brisk start 2001-11-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 29, 2001, p. 5 Lincolnwood Town Center, Business - Retail, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Parsley, Shelise, Holidays and celebrations - Christmas, Berg-Stark, Maria
Smithe Furniture moves to Skokie 2001-11-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 1, 2001, p. 73 Business - Retail, Walter E. Smithe Custom Furniture, Smithe, Tim
Thieves set fire at store 2001-09-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 27, 2001, p. 4 Business - Retail, Fires, Old Navy, Crime and criminals - Arson
Flags signal unity, resolve 2001-09-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 20, 2001, p. 8 Feng, Bill, Business - Retail, G&W Press, Burman, Alyse, Constructive Playthings, Benbow, Joann, Flags, Cooper, Bev, Ross, Debbie, Baarts, Angie
Benefit embraces many charities 2001-07-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 12, 2001, p. D11 Business - Retail, Bloomingdale's, Fundraising and fundraisers, Charities
Surplus, serendipity on Skokie shelves 2001-05-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 3, 2001, p. 77 McCausland, Scott, Business - Retail, Luebbers, Al, Luebbers, Jerry, Anerican Lens and Photo, Cable, Philip, American Science Center, American Science and Surplus
Saks holds elite make-up session 2000-10-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 5, 2000, p. D3 Business - Retail, Saks Fifth Avenue, Diseases - Cancer, Fashion Targets Breast Cancer, Fundraising and fundraisers, Culiner, Kathy, Rennie, Barbara, Bass, Friedelle, Sloan, Jim, Kellogg Cancer Care Center at Evanston Hospital
Charities reap profits from shopping day 2000-09-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 28, 2000, p. D5 Business - Retail, Bloomingdale's, Orchard Village, Katz, Debbie, Hagwood, Julie, Fundraising and fundraisers, Charities, Tourette Syndrome Association of Illinois, Gottlieb, Linda
First openings expected in fall in female-oriented mall 2000-06-01 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 1, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Starbuck's, Ritz Camera, Zany Brainy, Pier I Imports, Jared Jewelers, Ulta 3, Business - Shopping centers, Women, Krause's Furniture, Best Buy
Tax-free e-commerce unfair to retail stores 2000-03-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 2, 2000, p. 15 Business - Retail, Taxation - Sales tax, Internet, Editorial
Old Navy facade gets OK 2000-01-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 20, 2000, p. 4 Business - Retail, Renovation and repair, Old Navy
Trustees cool on facade 1999-12-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 23, 1999, p. 4 Business - Retail, Renovation and repair, Jetco Properties Inc., Old Navy
Condo project gets tax incentive 1999-12-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 23, 1999, p. 3 Business - Retail, Construction, TIF (tax increment financing), Housing - Condominiums, Focus Development Inc.
Reduced condo plan gets commission nod 1999-12-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 9, 1999, p. 3 Business - Retail, Anderson, Tim, Construction, Skokie Plan Commission, Haben, John, Haben, Mary Anne, Focus Development Inc., Housing - Condominiums
New mixed-use proposal gets planners' nod 1999-12-09 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 9, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Bressler, Terry, Peyer, Peter, Construction, Skokie Plan Commission, Witry, Richard (Dick) J., Paradise, Morton, Haben Funeral Home, Housing - Condominiums, Madden, Abe
Shoppers beware 1999-12-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 2, 1999, p. 18 Business - Retail, Crime and criminals - Theft, Editorial
Filene's Closing Old Orchard store 1999-10-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 28, 1999, p. 109 Business - Retail, Filene's Basement
Halloween good for business 1999-10-28 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 28, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Springhouse Publishers, Anatomical Chart Company, Lack, Marilyn, Cordell, Marshall, Holidays and celebrations - Halloween
Futile sports teams hit close to home 1999-10-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 21, 1999, p. 83 Rusty's Tavern, Lincolnwood Town Center, Business - Retail, Radisson Hotel, Mr. B.'s, Footlik, Corey, Business - Bars, Sports, Hoffman, Dan, Hooda, Bob
Village rejects 5-story downtown building 1999-10-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 21, 1999, p. 3 Business - Retail, Masini, Reno, Skokie Board of Trustees, Construction, Haben, John, Haben, Mary Anne, Witry, Richard (Dick) J., Focus Development Inc., Housing - Condominiums
Skokie trustees reject mixed-use development 1999-10-21 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 21, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Masini, Reno, Skokie Board of Trustees, Bartels, Maria, Construction, Focus Development Inc., Housing - Condominiums, Otis Koglin Wilson Architects, Bienias, Jim
Montgomery Ward re-opening leads way in shifts at Village Crossing shopping center 1999-10-07 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 7, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Renovation and repair, Village Crossing Shopping Center, Van Heusen, Construction, Montgomery Ward, Hamilton Partners, OfficeMax, Business - Shopping centers, Mid-American Asset Management
3rd condo-store site proposed for downtown 1999-09-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 2, 1999, p. 3 Business - Retail, Zoning, Housing - Condominiums, Focus Development Inc.
Skokie hobby shop moves to bigger digs and gets new name 1999-09-02 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 2, 1999, Sec. 2, p. 6 Business - Retail, Julamoke, Alan, RC Motor Sports, Heno, Raymond, Skokie Hobby, Hobbies
Non-stop shopping at Bloomie's 1999-08-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 26, 1999, p. D5 Business - Retail, Bloomingdale's, Fundraising and fundraisers, Charities
Closure of variety store marks the end of an era 1999-08-05 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 5, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 6 Business - Retail, Charles' Variety and True Value, Salinger, Charles
Wizard world convention caters to comic book lovers 1999-07-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 15, 1999, p. B3 Business - Retail, Wizard World, Windy City Comics, Books, Robles, Al, Conferences and conventions, Robles, Augie
Volunteers ready for big book sale 1999-06-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 10, 1999, p. 10 Business - Retail, Brandeis University National Women's Committee, Brandeis Used Book Sale, Volunteer work, Moss, Barbara, Fundraising and fundraisers, Books
Mega theater pitched for Touhy mall 1999-02-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 18, 1999, p. 3 Business - Retail, Business - Motion picture theaters, Village Crossing Shopping Center, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Construction, Hamilton Partners, Business - Shopping centers
Village Crossings Ward's closure impacts Niles 1999-02-11 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 11, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Village Crossing Shopping Center, Business - Shopping centers
Jewel/Osco to replace Skokie Venture store 1999-02-04 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 4, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 3 Jewel/Osco, Business - Retail, Venture, Business - Grocery stores
Extreme sports provide a 'rush 1998-12-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 24, 1998, p. 65 Business - Retail, Shred Shop, Bachman, Chris, Sports
Centrex sells comfort, independence 1998-12-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 3, 1998, p. 93 Business - Retail, Baggett, Louise, Health and fitness, Centrex Life Solutions
Plan Commission favors Jewel/Osco venture 1998-11-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 26, 1998, p. 3 Jewel/Osco, Business - Retail, Skokie Plan Commission, Business - Grocery stores
Old Orchard gift shop wins design award 1998-10-15 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 15, 1998, Sec. 3, p. 3 Business - Retail, Holmes, David Garland, Holmes, Kathy Garland, Geyer-McAllister, Garland Holmes Collections, Awards, prizes, etc.
Nordstrom is life-saver 1998-10-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 8, 1998, p. D8 Business - Retail, Hick, Susan, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Diseases - Cancer, Nordstrom
Stores apply recycling to musical instruments 1998-09-17 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 17, 1998, Sec. 2, p. 3 Business - Retail, Recycling, Music, Music Go Round, Determan, Jim, Grow Biz International
All aboard to an earlier era 1998-09-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 10, 1998, p. 81 Business - Retail, North Shore Hobby and Collectors Gallery, Remias, Paul
Hacker's greenhouses go into history 1998-08-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 27, 1998, p. 5 Hacker, Don, Trettin, Janet, Business - Retail, Hacker's Vegetables and Garden Center, Hacker, Ruth, Gardening
Bloomingdales' - an expansive host 1998-08-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 20, 1998, p. D9 Business - Retail, Bloomingdale's, Shopping Benefit, The, Fundraising and fundraisers, Charities
Business climate may change 1998-07-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 23, 1998, p. 14 Lincolnwood, Business - Retail, Editorial
Medical gear store relocates 1998-06-25 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 25, 1998, p. 97 Health care, Business - Retail, Walgreens
Big Kmarts to open in Venture locations 1998-06-18 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 18, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 3 Business - Retail, Kimco Realty Corp., Big Kmart, Venture
Car gives counter dis-service 1998-06-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 11, 1998, p. 3 Claudio, Julia, Business - Retail, Traffic accidents, White Hen Pantry
Brown hitting last keys in long typewriter career 1998-04-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 23, 1998, p. 3 Russ Brown Office Machines Inc., Business - Retail, Brown, Russ, Business - Service industry, Retirement
Suit store opens at Village Crossing 1998-03-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 19, 1998, p. 101 Moores, The Suit People, Business - Retail, Village Crossing Shopping Center
Furniture gallery marks 30th year 1998-03-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 19, 1998, p. 101 Richards Furniture Gallery, Business - Retail, Anniversaries and birthdays
Kids' stuff gets second life at new Skokie store 1998-03-12 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 12, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 8 Business - Retail, Gioffredi, Kelli, Grow Biz International, Once Upon A Child, Rose, Lori
Old Orchard plans to add shops, eateries, screens 1998-02-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 26, 1998, p. 10 Business - Retail, Business - Motion picture theaters, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Old Orchard Urban Limited Partnership, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Business - Shopping centers
Custom-tailored tunes : Staying specialized helps North Town music store hit high note 1998-02-26 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 26, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 1 Juke Box, The, Business - Retail, Music, Mashiach, Talia, Religion - Judaism, Mashiach, Shmuel
Children's resale opens in Skokie 1998-02-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 19, 1998, p. 85 Business - Retail, Fashion Square Shopping Center, Once Upon A Child
Skokie sole man keeps his customers comfy 1998-02-12 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 12, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 3 Skokie Consumer Affairs Commission, Business - Retail, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Creinin, Howard, Thai Pasta, SAS Comfort Shoes, Awards, prizes, etc.
It's the ultimate pop art : Balloon sculpture business takes a lot more than hot air 1998-02-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 5, 1998, p. B3 Business - Retail, Helman, Marika, Not Just Balloons
Fore! It's never too cold for golf 1998-02-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 5, 1998, p. 79 Pro Shop World of Golf, Business - Retail, Sports - Golf, Peterson, Ken
Comfort is byword at winning store 1998-02-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 5, 1998, p. 3 Skokie Consumer Affairs Commission, Business - Retail, Creinin, Howard, Aikin, Patty, Skokie Merchant of the Year, SAS Comfort Shoes, Awards, prizes, etc., San Antonio Shoe Inc.
New signs will help shoppers in search of downtown Skokie 1998-02-05 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 5, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Advertising, signs and sign boards, Skokie, Kovar Signs
Wrapping up the 1997 shopping season : Officials with three local malls say last-minute surge in sales could make for a very merry holiday 1997-12-25 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 25, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 1 Lincolnwood Town Center, Business - Retail, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Holidays and celebrations - Christmas, Business - Shopping centers, Golf Mill
Binny's looks to set new standards 1997-12-04 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 4, 1997, Sec. 2, p. 7 Business - Retail, Binstein, Michael, Gold Standard Enterprises Inc., Binny's Beverage Depot
Halcyon Days opens in Skokie 1997-11-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 27, 1997, p. 114 Business - Retail, Halcyon Days Collections, Old Orchard Shopping Center
Centrex store opens in Skokie 1997-11-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 20, 1997, p. 101 Business - Retail, Village Crossing Shopping Center, Centrex Life Solutions
Cornering the global market : Customers appreciate the not-so-customary foreign flavors at Skokie's new Cost Plus store 1997-10-02 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 2, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 12 Business - Retail, Kupernan, Lori, Cost Plus World Market, Aubrey, LeAnna, Kleisner, Jack
Road work shuts store; Dempster strip surviving 1997-09-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 11, 1997, p. 3 Business - Retail, Streets - Maintenance and repair, Uncle Dan's Army-Navy Camping and Travel
Cost Plus World opens at mall 1997-09-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 11, 1997, p. 101 Business - Retail, Skokie Fashion Square, Cost Plus World Market
Computer shop opens for business 1997-09-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 11, 1997, p. 101 Business - Retail, Business - Internet services, LowCost Computers & Internet Services
Margies bridal shop closes for weekend 1997-08-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 14, 1997, p. 5 Business - Retail, Margies Bridal Salon, Exclusives for the Bride, Gussin, Nancy
Sweet shop approved 1997-08-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 7, 1997, p. 4 Business - Retail, Skokie Sweets, Skokie Plan Commission, Lincoln Terrace
Business as usual : Bankruptcy declaration appears to have little immediate effect at local Montgomery Ward 1997-07-17 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 17, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 1 Bankruptcy, Business - Retail, Montgomery Ward
Prototype store to open soon 1997-06-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 19, 1997, p. 101 Business - Retail, Centex Home Solutions
Room & Board opens at mall 1997-06-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 12, 1997, p. 99 Business - Retail, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Room & Board
North Shore women find books and buddies through annual sale 1997-05-29 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 29, 1997, Sec. 2, p. 1 Business - Retail, Brandeis Used Book Sale, Katz, Paula, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Fundraising and fundraisers, Books, Edwards, Lois
Music studio to relocate 1997-05-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 15, 1997, p. 97 Martin Piano Studio, SoundPost, Education, Business - Retail, Music, Business - Service industry
Push for plush : Beanie Babies draw children and collectors 1997-05-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 15, 1997, p. 85 Business - Retail, Golin, Barry, Beanie Babies, Children, Cat's Meow, Endler's Pharmacy, Gernady, Rich, Ty Inc.
No boos here 1997-04-24 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 24, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 3 Business - Retail, Binstein, Michael, Binstein, Harold, Gold Standard Enterprises Inc., Awards, prizes, etc., City of Hope
Did I win the lotto?' For the two local vendors who sold lucky tickets, the answer is an unequivocal 'Yes! 1997-04-03 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 3, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 12 Business - Retail, Ibrahim, Nick, Gaelen Pharmacy, Gambling and lotteries, Wax, Paul, 7-Eleven
FAO Schwarz opens candy store 1997-03-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 13, 1997, p. 101 Business - Retail, FAO Schweetz, Old Orchard Shopping Center, FAO Schwarz
Cost Plus wins zoning 1997-02-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 6, 1997, p. 4 Business - Retail, Zoning, Cost Plus World Market, Barcelona Apartment Condominiums
Services offer no-hassle gift buying 1996-12-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 12, 1996, p. 93 Business - Retail, Personal Touch, Marshall Field's, Nordstrom, P.S. Field's, Target
Art, life intertwine at Hanukkah 1996-12-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 5, 1996, p. 93 Art, Business - Retail, Hamakor Gallery, Weiner-Kaplan, Eitan, Hart, Charlotte, Bauman, Adrian, Holidays and celebrations - Chanukah (Hanukkah)
Mall registers ring in the season 1996-12-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 5, 1996, p. 5 Business - Retail, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Holidays and celebrations - Christmas, Business - Shopping centers
Great Train Sore open 1996-12-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 5, 1996, p. 109 Business - Retail, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Great Train Store
Family marks 75 years selling luggage 1996-11-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 28, 1996, p. 5 Business - Retail, Deutsch, Howard, Deutsch, Earl, Deutsch Luggage, American Luggage Dealers Association, Deutsch, RoseLee
Fashion Square store receives liquor license OK 1996-11-28 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 28, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 3 Fashion Square Shopping Center, Business - Retail, Alcohol, Skokie Plan Commission, Cost Plus World Market
Train store opens at Orchard Center 1996-11-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 21, 1996, p. 109 Business - Retail, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Great Train Store
Fighting fear through knowledge : Nordstrom, hospitals team to create convenient mammography center 1996-11-21 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 21, 1996, Sec. 2, p. 1 Business - Retail, Breast Health and Mammography Program for Evanston and Glenbrook Hospitals, Diseases - Cancer, Nordstrom, Cooper, Sandy, Martz, Carole H., Hospitals, Busch, Claudette
A day in the life 1996-10-31 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 31, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 5 Business - Retail, Hacker's Vegetables and Garden Center, Hacker, Ruth
Skeleton king : Entrepreneur puts fun into selling medical supplies 1996-10-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 24, 1996, p. B3 Anatomical Chart and Model Catalog, The, Business - Retail, Brainstorms Catalog, Anatomical Chart Company, Cordell Enterprises, Cordell, Marshall, Stock, Julia
Nostalgia is in this Halloween 1996-10-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 24, 1996, p. 5 Business - Retail, Holidays and celebrations - Halloween, Magical Mystery Tour
Schaefer named retailer of the year 1996-09-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 19, 1996, p. 95 Business - Retail, Midwest International Wine Exposition, Schaefer, George, Schaefer's Wines, Foods and Spirits, Awards, prizes, etc.
Bloomies hosts 55 charities 1996-08-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 15, 1996, p. D1 Business - Retail, Bloomingdale's, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Charities
Hard life equals success for grads 1996-08-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 15, 1996, p. 5 Business - Retail, Bombicino, Brett, Live Hard, Kup, Michael
A hardware store without the wrenches 1996-08-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 1, 1996, p. 5 Business - Retail, Restoration Hardware, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Great Ace, The, Gaile, Nancy
Husband and wife Gloria Jean's owners are pros on joe : Old Orchard outlet scores highest sales increase in 1995 1996-07-11 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 11, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 3 Business - Retail, Haemmerie, Jim, Haemmerie, JoAnn, Gloria Jean's Coffee Bean, Awards, prizes, etc.
He's not just blowing smoke 1996-06-20 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 20, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 3 Discount King, Business - Retail, Cigar King, Hirsh, Mitchell
Garden Center makes like a tree - and leafs 1996-05-30 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 30, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 3 Trettin, Janet, Business - Retail, Hacker's Vegetables and Garden Center, Hacker, Ruth, Gardening, Hacker, Clarence
Gloria Jean coffee opens new store 1996-05-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 2, 1996, p. 93 Business - Retail, Gloria Jean's Coffee Bean
California company defines Skokie appeal 1996-03-07 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 7, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 3 Business - Retail, Advertising, signs and sign boards, Prince of Peace Enterprises Inc., Ho, Michael
A day in the life 1996-02-08 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 8, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 5 Business - Retail, Music, Thompson, Fred, Thompson & Seman, Seman, Peter
Putting some organization in your life 1996-02-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 1, 1996, p. 65 Business - Retail, Cunniff, Jill, Ferdinand, Mark, Clutter's End, Brody, Laura, Books, King, Dennis
Starbabies opens downtown 1996-01-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 18, 1996, p. 87 Starbabies, Business - Retail
After 140 years, firm still hooks customers 1996-01-18 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 18, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 6 Business - Retail, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Orvis, Charles F., Jackson, Tom, Orvis Company
Toys-R-Us gets AAA service honor 1996-01-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 11, 1996, p. 71 Business - Retail, Toys-R-Us, AAA Chicago Motor Club (AAA-CMC), Awards, prizes, etc.
Dean fired up about custom ceramics 1995-12-28 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 28, 1995, Sec. 2, p. 4 Dean, Gigi, Business - Retail, Art, Gigi's Ceramics
Skokie becomes a retail hot spot : In all, 1995 was a very busy year 1995-12-28 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 28, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Housing - Senior housing, nursing homes, and assisted living, Business - Retail, Area codes, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Schools, Construction, Vogue Tyre and Rubber Co., Marriott Senior Living Services Inc., Balcor Building, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
Award recognizes top shops : Second Editions, 7-Eleven earn customers' praise 1995-12-14 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 14, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 3 Business - Retail, Albazai, Ninos, Saidel, Vivienne, Saidel, Hope, Saidel, Fran, Second Editions, 7-Eleven, Awards, prizes, etc.
Student-run store stresses service 1995-12-07 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 7, 1995, p. 27 Business - Retail, Student Partners, Evanston Township High School, Alson, Allan, Public School District 202 - Student activities, Pollack, Fern
The Body Shop 1995-12-07 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 7, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 7 Business - Retail, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Body Shop, The
Old-time family merchant has new marketing edge 1995-11-30 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 30, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 4 Business - Retail, Bilger, Dan, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Corrado Cutlery, Bilger, Jim
Shoppers flock, but will stores rejoice? 1995-11-30 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 30, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Holidays and celebrations - Christmas
SoundPost marks 25th anniversary 1995-11-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 16, 1995, p. 96 SoundPost, Business - Retail
Learningsmith opens at mall 1995-11-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 16, 1995, p. 95 Business - Retail, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Learningsmith
Board decisions : Snowboarding makes dull winter more fun 1995-11-16 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 16, 1995, Sec. 2, p. 1 Business - Retail, Sevener, Melissa, Shred Shop, The, Bailey, Brian, Bachman, Chris, Sports - Snowboarding
Disney Store opens at Old Orchard 1995-11-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 9, 1995, p. 99 Business - Retail, Disney Store, Old Orchard Shopping Center
Market for vitamins explodes 1995-11-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 9, 1995, p. 81 Business - Retail, Kung, Alexandria, Health and fitness, GNC Store, Fruitful Yield Natural Food and Vitamin Stores, The, Food and nutrition, Studzinski, Alan
Sports-goods shop sees skate sales soar 1995-11-09 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 9, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 7 Business - Retail, Play it Again Sports, Tillman, John, Sports
Store offers Halloween decorations 1995-10-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 26, 1995, p. 14 Business - Retail, Brainstorms Warehouse Store, Anatomical Chart Company, Cordell, Marshall, Holidays and celebrations - Halloween
Boning up 1995-10-26 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 26, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Anatomical Chart Company, Cordell, Marshall, Stock, Julia
Work under way at Menard's store 1995-10-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 12, 1995, p. 85 Business - Retail, Renovation and repair, Tarcom Corporation, Century Home Center, Menard's
Franklin Quest Co. opens new store 1995-10-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 5, 1995, p. 95 Business - Retail, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Franklin Quest Co.
New Skokie Blvd. postal store open 1995-09-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 28, 1995, p. 5 Business - Retail, U.S. Postal Service, Evans, Doug
Nearby Best Buy may go 1995-09-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 21, 1995, p. 4 Ford, Valerie, Business - Retail, Best Buy
Balcor plan moves forward 1995-09-21 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 21, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 7 Orchard Place L.L.C., Business - Retail, Construction, Skokie Plan Commission, Vogue Tyre and Rubber Co., Balcor Building, Marshall's, Linens and Things, Zoning, Saywitz, Mitchell, Skokie Board of Trustees
No space, or time for five- and- dime 1995-09-14 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 14, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 3 Business - Retail, Alexander, Bill, Alexander's Variety Store
New store has old name, future's style 1995-08-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 31, 1995, p. 5 Business - Retail, Bloomingdale's, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Arzt, Ann Marie
Every Bloomin' thing 1995-08-31 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 31, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Bloomingdale's, Old Orchard Shopping Center
New breed of comic books draws dedicated following 1995-08-24 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 24, 1995, Sec. 2, p. 1 Business - Retail, Kole, Keith, Marvel Comics, Webs Comics, Action Comics & Games, NSC Connection, Books
New tenant means no bonding losses 1995-08-24 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 24, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 3 Business - Retail, Courtesy Home Furnishings, Menard's
Balloon biz on the rise 1995-08-24 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 24, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Schaefer, Rosemary, Le Potpourri, Schaefer, Joy
Panel OKs stores : Barcelona residents won over 1995-08-24 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 24, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Saywitz, Mitchell, Construction, Skokie Plan Commission, Vogue Tyre and Rubber Co., Balcor Building, Barcelona Apartment Condominiums, Marshall's, Linens and Things
Menard's set for west Oakton, future still cloudy on east end 1995-08-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 17, 1995, p. 10 Business - Retail, Menard's, Thompson, Tom, Rigoni, Al
Countdown on for retail chain 1995-08-17 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 17, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Warehouse Club Inc.
Bloomies opening fundraiser set 1995-08-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 3, 1995, p. 87 Business - Retail, Bloomingdale's, Old Orchard Shopping Center
Old Orchard leases signed 1995-08-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 3, 1995, p. 87 Business - Retail, Old Orchard Office Court, Joseph Real Estate Services, Business - Shopping centers
Verlo Mattress a store to watch 1995-06-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 29, 1995, p. 88 Business - Retail, Furniture Today, Verlo Mattress Factory Store
Collector cooks up book business 1995-06-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 22, 1995, p. 91 Business - Retail, Sullivan, Kay, Books, Kay's Treasured Kook Book Kollection
Mall's Bloomingdale's set to open Sept.1 1995-06-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 22, 1995, p. 15 Business - Retail, Bloomingdale's, Skokie Board of Trustees, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Construction
Clockmaster on calendar 1995-06-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 8, 1995, p. 95 Timepiece, Inc., Business - Retail, Sedore, Nick
A family perennial 1995-05-18 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 18, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Kalmes, Marge, Kalmes, Jake, Business - Service industry, Marge's Flowers and Gifts Inc.
Sports shops ready to play ball again 1995-04-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 20, 1995, p. 93 Stats Incorporated, Business - Retail, Formaux, Serge, Au Sports Memorabilia, Gold, Steve, Sports
Family has rug biz covered 1995-04-20 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 20, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 7 Business - Retail, Nahigian, Jack, H.C. Nahigian & Sons
Orvis opens at Old Orchard 1995-04-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 6, 1995, p. 108 Business - Retail, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Orvis Company
Local Maxx has different landlord 1995-03-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 2, 1995, p. 117 Business - Retail, TJ Maxx, Commercial Real Estate Group, Auxxi & Associates
DSW promo nets funds for charity 1995-02-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 2, 1995, p. 85 Business - Retail, DSW Shoe Warehouse, Charities, American Cancer Society
Shark is more than its bite, store tank shows 1994-12-22 Shark feedings draw a crowd at the Sea Shell, a Skokie pet store. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 22, 1994, p. 15 Business - Retail, Sea Shell
Designers bring a classic home 1994-12-01 Studio 90 in Skokie features clothing designed by owners Jill Hilgenberg and Angela Turley. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 1, 1994, Sec. 3, p. 1 Business - Retail, Turley, Angela, Studio 90, Fashion and fashion shows, Hilgenberg, Jill
Spirited win for wine shop 1994-10-20 Schaefer's Wines, Foods and Spirits was selected Merchant of the Year. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, October 20, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 8 Business - Retail, Schaefer's Wines, Foods and Spirits, Skokie Merchant of the Year, Awards, prizes, etc.
Extras are ordinary at new Nordstrom 1994-09-29 Nordstrom will be opening at Old Orchard Shopping Center. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 29, 1994, p. 5 Business - Retail, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Nordstrom
New health store sets stage for future 1993-12-30 GNC will open a new store at Village Crossing Shopping Center. Skokie Review, Thursday, December 30, 1993, p. 3 Business - Retail, Village Crossing Shopping Center, GNC Store
Shopping season goes strong here 1993-12-02 Sales are up at most area retailers. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 2, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail,
A downtown fixture to close its doors 1993-11-18 Dennis and Joseph Rivelli will be closing their store, Dennis Clothes for Men. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 18, 1993, p. 3 Business - Retail, Dennis Clothes for Men, Rivelli, Dennis, Rivelli, Joseph
Bloomingdale's again in mall's future 1993-11-04 Bloomingdales may become the fifth anchor store at Old Orchard. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 4, 1993, p. 13 Business - Retail, Bloomingdale's, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Business - Shopping centers
Bloomingdale's to build new Old Orchard store 1993-11-04 Bloomingdales may become the fifth anchor store at Old Orchard. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 4, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Bloomingdale's, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Business - Shopping centers
Soccer player opens a store of his own 1993-08-12 A new store, Soccer Express, will feature soccer products. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 12, 1993, p. 3 Soccer Express, Business - Retail, Sports - Soccer
Lot changes on despite protests 1993-07-22 No agreement has been reached about the driveway for the Walgreens on Dempster. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 22, 1993, p. 11 Business - Retail, Walgreens
Student weathers a tough business lesson 1993-07-08 A college student claims he was misled during his short employment at Royal Prestige, a housewares sales company. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 8, 1993, p. 3 Business - Retail, Royal Prestige, Employment
Legacy flowering fully for Skokie's 'Iris Lady 1993-07-08 Anita Edelman uses the profits from the sale of her flowers to fund a pet shelter. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 8, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Animals, Edelman, Anita
Mall project starts in earnest in July 1993-06-17 Construction of the Nordstrom's department store at Old Orchard should begin in July. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 17, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 3 Business - Retail, Nordstrom, Construction
Sayers scores with computer firm 1993-02-18 Gayle Sayers, a former Chicago Bear, now owns Crest Computers and Supplies. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 18, 1993, p. S4 Sayers, Gayle, Business - Retail, Crest Computers and Supplies
Sears ax falls 1993-01-28 The Skokie-based catalog division of Sears Roebuck will be closing by the end of 1993. Skokie Review, Thursday, January 28, 1993, p. 3 Sears Roebuck & Company, Business - Retail, Business - Mail order companies
Balloon business combines fun, work 1993-01-28 Two Skokie women are owners of the Emerald Dolphin, a company that specializes in balloon sculpting. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 28, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 5 Business - Retail, Emerald Dolphin
End of Sears' catalog big blow to Skokie HQ 1993-01-28 The Skokie-based catalog division of Sears Roebuck will be closing by the end of 1993. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 28, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 Sears Roebuck & Company, Business - Retail, Business - Mail order companies
Second serving of acclaim for Slice of Life restaurant 1992-11-12 the Slice of Life restaurant, Happy Foods, and Alexander's Variety placed 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the annual Skokie Merchant of the Year Awards. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 12, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 3 Business - Retail, Business - Restaurants and caterers, Slice of Life, Happy Foods, Skokie Merchant of the Year, Business - Grocery stores, Awards, prizes, etc., Alexander's Variety Store
Suits snarl plans for downtown Walgreens 1992-08-20 The Central Business District has been hit with a lawsuit filed by an evicted tenant. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 20, 1992, p. 3 Business - Retail, Litigation, Skokie
Village ceded right to restrict lotto 1992-03-05 According to the Village's legal counsel, Skokie cannot interfere with a business's decision to sell lotto tickets. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 5, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Gambling and lotteries
Skokie wins Nordstrom 1991-08-15 Nordstrom will build a store in on the former Montgomery Ward site in Old Orchard Shopping Center. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 15, 1991, p. 3 Business - Retail, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Nordstrom, Business - Shopping centers
Village Crossing nears next phase 1990-07-26 Three new stores will open in the Village Crossing Shopping Center next November. The stores are Par-Neor, Child World, and Service Merchandise. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 26, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Service Merchandise, Business - Retail, Village Crossing Shopping Center, Child World, Phar-Mor, Business - Shopping centers
Street sale hosts crafts 1990-07-19 The third annual sidewalk sale, hosted by the Downtown Skokie Merchants Association, will feature 30 merchants and close to 100 arts and crafts vendors. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 19, 1990, p. 14 Downtown Skokie Merchants Association, Business - Retail
Condemnation plan incenses store owners 1990-05-10 John Brod and his mother Magdalen, owners of Brod Electric at 8021 Lincoln Avenue, are concerned that Skokie may use its right of eminent domain to buy their property in order to redevelop and revive Skokie's Oakton-Lincoln Avenue area. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 10, 1990, p. 3 Business - Retail, Brod Electric, Eminent domain, Brod, John, Brod, Magdalene
Field's sale may push mall plans 1990-04-26 The expected sale of Field's to Dayton Hudson Corporation could allow JMB/Urban Developers to submit proposed zoning changes to Skokie village officials and to start working on plans to enclose and expand Old Orchard Shopping Center. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 26, 1990, p. 3 Dayton Hudson Corporation, Business - Retail, Zoning, Field's, JMB/Urban Development Company, Business - Shopping centers
Business slow for some Crossing retailers 1990-02-08 Some retailers at Village Crossing feel that business would increase if their stores' names could appear on the mall marquee. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 8, 1990, p. 5 Business - Retail, Advertising, signs and sign boards, Village Crossing Shopping Center, Business - Shopping centers
Bloomingdale's move to Skokie still planned 1990-01-18 Although the corporate parent of Bloomingdales has filed for bankruptcy, the Bloomingdales department store still plans to move into the Old Orchard Shopping Center. Skokie Review, Thursday, January 18, 1990, p. 4 Business - Retail, Bloomingdale's, Old Orchard Shopping Center
Ward's opening marks new plaza's progress 1989-11-16 Montgomery Ward's has moved from Old Orchard Shopping Center in Skokie, to the Village Crossing Shopping Center in Niles. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 16, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Village Crossing Shopping Center, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Montgomery Ward, Business - Shopping centers
No Title 1989-11-16 Montgomery Ward has moved from Old Orchard to the Village Crossing Shopping Center. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 16, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Village Crossing Shopping Center, Old Orchard Shopping Center, Montgomery Ward, Business - Shopping centers
Survey asks shoppers' opinions of downtown 1989-06-15 Skokie has hired a consulting firm, which came up with a six-page survey that asks Skokie shoppers their thoughts about downtown Skokie. Their answers will help village officials decide the future of the Oakton St./Lincoln Ave. shopping area. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 15, 1989, p. 6 Business - Retail, Lincoln Avenue, Surveys and studies, Oakton Street
Village says beer 'to go' will be gone 1989-05-18 An ordinance adopted by the Village Board May 15 gives liquor stores 60 days to stop package sales of a quart or less of uncorked wine, wine, liquor mixed with non-alcoholic beverages, and chilled beer. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 18, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Ordinances, Alcohol
Village Crossing focus shifts 1989-04-27 Retail space covering 293,000 square feet is nearing completion in the Niles part of Village Crossing and developers are concentrating on leasing stores in the Skokie part of the shopping center. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 27, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Village Crossing Shopping Center, Business - Shopping centers
Stores gutted 1989-02-16 Adina's Flowers, 3457 W. Dempster Street and Mallory's Clothing Store, 3455 W. Dempster, were destroyed by an early morning fire on February 10. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 16, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 2 Business - Retail, Fires, Mallory's Clothing Store, Adina's Flowers
Discount store opening on Oakton Street strip 1988-10-13 A Dallas-based retailer will open a seventh Illinois store in Skokie. The store, Tuesday Morning, will be located at 4335 Oakton St. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 13, 1988, p. 3 Business - Retail, Tuesday Morning
Zoning change OK means more parking 1988-08-04 A zoning change approved by Skokie Village planners will allow North Shore Refrigeration to expand its parking lot on land next to a planned storm water pond site. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 4, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, North Shore Refrigeration, Zoning, Skokie Zoning Board of Appeals, Parking
Shoppers get an early start 1987-11-28 Although the day after Thanksgiving traditionally marks the start of the Christmas shopping season, local merchants say area consumers began buying holiday gifts as early as four weeks ago. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, November 28, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Holidays and celebrations - Thanksgiving, Holidays and celebrations - Christmas
Old Orchard may get Bloomingdale's 1987-11-21 Bloomingdale's Department store will be coming to the Old Orchard Shopping Center after the lease for the Montgomery Ward store expires in 1990. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, November 21, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 8 Business - Retail, Bloomingdale's, Montgomery Ward, Business - Shopping centers
Growing season over for garden center 1987-02-12 After 35 years in Skokie the Skokie Patio and Garden Center is going out of business. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 12, 1987, p. 3 Business - Retail, Gardening, Skokie Patio and Garden Center
Sears moves Skokie office 1986-04-17 Sears Roebuck & Co. has announced that it will close an office in Skokie. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 17, 1986, p. 5 Sears Roebuck & Company, Business - Retail
Phony "ice" gets Skokie jeweler into hot water 1986-02-13 The Illinois Attorney General's office is seeking a permanent injunction against Harold Liss, a Skokie resident and long-time Loop jeweler who allegedly sold phony diamonds and misrepresented them as authentic jewels to his customers. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 13, 1986, p. 9 Business - Retail, Crime and criminals - Fraud, Liss, Harold
Skokie sets sidewalk sale days 1985-07-11 Sidewalk Sale Days" will be held July 19-20. Merchants are allowed to sell anything sold within their store, with the exception of meat, fish, poultry and refrigerated dairy products. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 11, 1985, p. 16 Business - Retail,
Marshall Field's value denied drop by board 1985-06-20 Marshall Field and Company's request to have the assessed valuation of their Old Orchard Shopping Center store lowered was denied by the Cook County Board of Appeals. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 20, 1985, p. 6 Business - Retail, Taxation - Property tax, Marshall Field's
1st Fashion Square store to open in July 1984-06-10 The first store to open in the new Fashion Square shopping center in Skokie is a 10,000 square-foot Super Gap which is scheduled to open July 20. The rest of the stores are expected to be open by mid-September. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, June 10, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Fashion Square Shopping Center, Business - Retail, Business - Shopping centers
Walgreen's liquor bid rejected 1984-03-01 The Skokie Plan Commission has denied Walgreens a special use permit for the sale of packaged liquor at a new store located at Dempster and Karlov. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 1, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Walgreens, Alcohol, Skokie Plan Commission
Two fires hit Venture store 1983-11-10 On November 5 two suspicious fires injured one employee and caused $15,000 in damage at Venture, 9449 Skokie Boulevard. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 10, 1983, Sec. 1, p. 5 Business - Retail, Fires, Venture
Illness forces Schack to close 31-year business 1983-02-06 After 31 years at the same Oakton St. location, Wolke and Schack Department Store is going out of business due to the illness of owner and founder Norman Schack. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, February 6, 1983, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Wolke and Schack Department Store, Schack, Norman
Ban some liquor sales 1980-01-10 Plan Commission rejected a request to permit the sale of packaged liquor in predominantly residential areas. The News, Thursday, January 10, 1980, p. 9 Business - Retail, Alcohol, Skokie Plan Commission
Sidewalk sale on Oakton Street 1979-08-02 Downtown Skokie merchants will hold its annual sidewalk sale August 3rd. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 2, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail,
Peacock thieves net $20,000 1979-05-03 An estimated $20,000 was stolen from the C.D. Peacock jewelry store in Old Orchard. The News, Thursday, May 3, 1979, p. 7 C.D. Peacock, Business - Retail, Crime and criminals - Theft
Busy beavers lift coats from Old Orchard furrier 1979-01-28 Burglars took two racks of fur coats from Evans Apparel in Old Orchard Shopping Center. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, January 28, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 2 Business - Retail, Evans Apparel Company, Crime and criminals - Burglaries
Probe Smyth blaze 1978-12-21 Arson investigation is being conducted into the fire in the John M. Smyth & Co store in Old Orchard. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 21, 1978, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Fires, Old Orchard Shopping Center, John M. Smyth & Company
Smyth future uncertain after blaze 1978-12-14 John M. Smyth & Co. uncertain if they will reopen Old Orchard store after fire. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 14, 1978, Sec. 1, p. 1 Business - Retail, Fires, Old Orchard Shopping Center, John M. Smyth & Company
Free Bus Rides: D'town Skokie goes after customers 1974-07-25 Downtown Merchants Association arranges transportation for customers. The News, Thursday, July 25, 1974, p. 6 Downtown Skokie Merchants Association, Business - Retail, Transportation