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Sometimes, wearing a scarf and a polo coat and no makeup and with a certain attitude of walking, I go shopping or just look at people living. But then, you know, there will be a few teenagers who are kind of sharp, and they’ll say, ‘Hey, just a minute. You know who I think that is?’ And they’ll start tailing me. And I don’t mind.

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Retail Roundup: Target to open 2 more small-format stores on Long Island

Target is going small — again.

The discount retailer’s push to open more small-format stores in urban and suburban areas will add two on Long Island.

Target plans to open an approximately 43,000-square-foot store in a combined space left vacant by two former tenants — Bed Bath & Beyond and H&M — in Bay Harbour Mall, a shopping center in Lawrence. Also, an approximately 70,000-square-foot Target will be opening in part of a former Sears store in the Lake Success Shopping Center in New Hyde Park, which I initially reported on in December.

“We’re excited to bring an easy, convenient shopping experience to new guests in these communities with the new Target stores,” said Jill Lewis, a spokeswoman for Minneapolis-based Target Corp.

She declined to say when the two stores will open or what features they will have.

But plans that the retailer submitted to the town of North Hempstead

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Retail Roundup: Target to open 2 more small-format stores on Long Island

Target is going small — again. The discount retailer’s push to open more small-format stores in urban and suburban areas will add two on Long Island. Target plans to open an approximately 43,000-square-foot store in a combined space left vacant by two former tenants —...

Designer Steve Madden talks about his ‘raw’ memoir and his LI influences

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Yoga studio expands to gift shop with items that ‘spark joy,’ owner says

When people enter her gift boutique, Joyful Treasures in Point Lookout, owner Laura Shockley, 45, says an instant sense of calm prevails. "They say things like, ‘Ahh, it feels so relaxing in here,’ or ‘I walk in here and I feel like I’m taking a breath.’" That makes...

Outdoor spa ‘oasis’ brings a touch of the Caribbean to Long Island

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How to boost your sales with a website as a small retailer

Most of the big companies that you see around today started as a small company. It is reported that coca-cola only sold 25 bottles during their first year. Today, coca-cola now sells about 1.8 billion bottles daily (not weekly, monthly or yearly). If coca-cola had...