The Michaels craft-store chain has confirmed that credit- and debit-card information was stolen from 3 million customers who shopped at some of its stores during an eight-month period, including four Tucson stores and many others across Arizona.
In nearly 30 years owning a clothing biz, Altha Jensen has seen plenty of boutiques come and go. Clothing labels, too.
A tank top by Lilla P is an example of the apparel available at AK Jensen.
Linen and cotton dress by Yest.
Altha Jensen says she has no regrets in opening her apparel store, AK Jensen, at St. Philip's Plaza.
When the kids are little, it's easy to just go shopping and pick up whatever you think is cute.
Barrio Brewing's David Figueroa, left, and Pete Glynn weigh and package cans of Tucson Blonde at the company's facility at 800 E. 16th Street. Tucson Blonde can be found at more than a dozen retailers around the city.
A six-pack of Tucson Blonde retails for about $9, similar to other craft beers, says Barrio Brewing owner Dennis Arnold.
Freshly poured cans of Tucson Blonde receive their aluminum tops at Barrio Brewing, which is still trying to perfect its canning process. "We are just trying to make sure we can do this - it's kind of intimidating," says owner Dennis Arnold.
If you're going to quaff a cold beer this Fourth of July weekend, why not make it a local brew?
"I totally prefer to shop in store," says Rachael Blackketter, a 34-year-old stay-at-home mom. "You get it right then. It's instant gratification."
Sales associate Marissa Myers, right, and Tamara Jenney work on getting new T shirts out of boxes to put on display at Razorz Edge, an alternative-clothing store on North Fourth Avenue. Retailers constantly have to have new inventory to keep the stores fresh to attract Gen Y consumers, who b…
Sales associate Tamara Jenney works on displaying new inventory at Razorz Edge clothing store on North Fourth Avenue. "We have to constantly put it out there using social media that we have new stuff, so they know they are going to see something new," store owner Lauren Baker says of her customers.
We moms and dads know that the scary cost of Halloween costumes can seem more like a trick than a treat.