Aug 1, 2013

Budget fashion chain H&M opens U.S. online store

STOCKHOLM — After several delays, Swedish budget fashion chain Hennes & Mauritz AB on Thursday launched its online sales operations in the United States. H&M said everything that is available in its high street stores — that’s Main Street to U.S. shoppers — will also be sold online. The online store, which was initially planned […]

Oct 23, 2012

Harborplace sold to New York-based real estate firm

Harborplace, the city’s signature 32-year-old tourism hub, is being sold to New York-based Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp. for an undisclosed price. General Growth Properties, which acquired Harborplace as part of its November 2004 purchase of The Rouse Co., will close the deal next month, according to a memo sent to city officials by Christopher Schardt, senior […]

May 4, 2012

Towson’s ‘golden triangle’ facing scrutiny

The 14-acre strip of land that some regard as the entry to Towson is under the microscope for possible redevelopment these days. Called the “golden triangle,” this small collection of food spots, small businesses and the Towson American Legion Post No. 22 hall is located on the west side of York Road, just north of […]

Sep 6, 2011

Back to school is a test for teen retailers

NEW YORK — Teens are heading back to school, but it’s the retailers catering to them that are getting the first test. They’re hoping their expanded selections of funky tee shirts and hip-hugging jeans will attract students like Dale Gibson, 15, who struggles to find trendy clothes in their stores. Ditto for Danielle Martinez, 14, […]

Jan 14, 2011

Top 5: State Center, H&M and HarborView

Almost all of this week’s top 5 stories in business had to do with real estate, and most of them were centered around property by the Inner Harbor. Here are the top 5: 1. Former McCormick site at Inner Harbor auctioned for $11.5M – by Rachel Bernstein The former McCormick & Co. Inc. factory site, […]

Jan 12, 2011

H&M officially signs on at Harborplace

General Growth Properties has signed clothier H&M as a new tenant in Harborplace’s Light Street Pavilion, with its retail store expected to open this spring as part of a number of changes coming to the landmark. The popular clothing store will take approximately 20,000 square feet near the Urban Outfitters store on both the first […]

Dec 1, 2010

180s suing retailer H&M over ear warmers

The Baltimore outerwear company famous for its wrap-behind-the-head ear warmers has filed its second patent infringement suit in as many weeks against a well-known retailer for allegedly ripping off its flagship product. In a suit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore, 180s Inc. and a subsidiary claim that H&M Hennes & Mauritz L.P.’s […]

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