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Plastic bags will take months to disappear after ban
October 31, 2016, No Comments

The ban on disposable plastic shopping bag kicks in Dec. 30, but though Puerto Rico’s retailers have had a year to pre ...

Departamento de la Comida expanding scope
October 24, 2016, No Comments

A pioneer in Puerto Rico’s farm-to-table movement, Departamento de La Comida is expanding its scope.

Montehiedra mall reborn as outlets after $20M overhaul
October 11, 2016, No Comments

Urban Edge Properties, owners of the Montehiedra Mall in San Juan recently announced the conversion of the 600,000 squar ...

Specialty retailer vomFASS opens at Paseo Caribe
September 30, 2016, No Comments

Following an investment of $500,000, vomFASS — an international specialty retailer featuring a variety of oils, vinega ...

Mesón Sandwiches expanding in Central FL through ’17
September 19, 2016, No Comments

Mesón Sandwiches, a Puerto Rico-based fast casual restaurant that marries the flavors of the Caribbean with an American ...

P.R. retail sales down 1.42% YOY in April
August 5, 2016, No Comments

Puerto Rico retail sales reflected a 1.42 percent drop year-over-year in April, when activity at the cash register $44.4 ...

Fame Pizza Co. opening 1st restaurant in Bayamón
August 1, 2016, No Comments

Puerto Rico-based AL Pizza LLC, announced plans to open its first Fame Pizza Company restaurant in Bayamón, near the Ba ...

P.R. retail sales down 2.2% Y-O-Y in March
July 15, 2016, No Comments

Puerto Rico’s retail sales reflected a reduction of $71.5 million, equivalent to a 2.25 drop when compared to March 20 ...

The ONE Group to open 2 STK restaurants in Condado
June 16, 2016, No Comments

The ONE Group Hospitality Inc. announced the signing of a license agreement to open two STK locations in Puerto Rico, wi ...

P.R. consumers spending 4% less on groceries this year
May 25, 2016, No Comments

Puerto Rico consumers are spending 4 percent less on their groceries this year, in comparison to 2015, to $406 from $425 ...