Retail Roundup: New shop offers beading supplies and know-how

A bead shop has rolled into Huntington. Some of you might be surprised to know that specialty shops exist that literally sell only beads and the tools one needs to make beaded jewelry. Michelle Sepanski opened Bead Utopia at 444 W. Jericho Tpke., Suite H, in Huntington on Nov. 11. Why open a bead shop? […]

Retail Roundup: Hispanic-focused CVS opens in Central Islip

CVS Pharmacy is introducing its Hispanic-focused format to New Jersey and New York with 12 stores, including one on Long Island – in Central Islip, at 2 E. Suffolk Ave. Called CVS Pharmacy y más, the stores have bilingual staff, signs in Spanish, and “more than...

Retail Roundup: Luggage business packs it in after 52 years

Business at E. Vincent Luggage was bustling just a year ago, the owner said. But the COVID-19 pandemic changed the Westbury luggage store and repair shop’s fortunes, so much so that it will close this month, 52 years after the first location opened in Westchester...