Friday, November 27, 2015


What’s in store for the Echo Park Rite Aid and Walgreens?

Echo Park Rite Aid after remodel 6-7-2014 5-17-14 PM

ECHO PARK — The $9.4 billion acquisition that will bring the Walgreens and Rite Aid drug stores under one corporate roof has raised a lot of questions, including whether the deal will mean eventual store closures and layoffs.  In Echo Park, the Walgreens at Sunset Boulevard and ... Read More »

Fresh & Easy chain preparing to shut down

GLASSELL PARK— The struggling Fresh & Easy grocery store chain, which opened one of its first outlets in Glassell Park, is closing down operations as it runs out of cash and has failed to find a buyer for the company, the L.A. Times reports. The looming ... Read More »

New Nike store makes a play for East L.A. shoppers

nike facade near whittier boulevard arch

EAST LOS ANGELES —  Many of Nike’s flashy stores are located in high-end shopping centers or affluent communities, like The Grove in the Fairfax District, Fashion Island in Newport Beach as well as a Niketown in Beverly Hills.  But this week, the athletic footwear and apparel ... Read More »