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(RNN) – Five people have been killed in a shooting at a mall on Friday night in Burlington, WA, police said. The shooter has not been caught. The number of people killed has been updated from earlier reports of three dead. Sgt. Mark Francis of the Washington State Patrol said the shooter left the mall before police arrived and […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Macy’s revealed plans to hire seasonal associates for 83,000 positions at its Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s stores, call centers, distribution centers and online fulfillment centers nationwide for the 2016 Christmas and holiday season. Its first national holiday hiring day is scheduled to take place on Friday, Sept. 30. Job candidates can visit all Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s and […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Good news for job seekers. Kohl’s is adding 69,000 seasonal workers nationwide this holiday season. Positions are available at the more than 1,100 stores in 49 states, Kohl’s distribution and e-commerce fulfillment centers across the country and at Kohl’s credit operations. “The holidays are an exciting time to join the Kohl’s team. Whether […]

CLEVELAND – Downtown Cleveland continues to see its revitalization grow in leaps, bounds and … grilled cheese? Melt Bar & Grilled, the popular gourmet grilled cheese restaurant, will open a new location in the Huntington Building in Public Square. According to reports, the latest location will be focused on full-service operations, but still feature the […]

CLEVELAND – Freshmen and sophomore students at one innovative Cleveland high school are learning to be entrepreneurs not by studying text books, but by opening their very own coffee shop. From designing the menu to customer service to bookkeeping, Lawyer’s Cafe is run entirely by high schoolers, with the help of faculty advisors, at John Marshall […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Huntington Bancshares Inc. announced on Tuesday it closed its acquisition of FirstMerit Corporation. Now that the two banks have merged, they will work as one company. According to Huntington, the acquisition, which was approved by both boards of directors in January, grows the company to approximately $100 billion in assets. It now […]

GARFIELD HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – Plans for an outlet mall in Garfield Heights just off I-480 have crumbled at the Bridgeview Crossing site — but the troubled and abandoned construction area on Transportation Boulevard could still have a future. Garfield Heights Mayor Vic Collova said he met with the developers, California-based Craig Realty Group, a few weeks […]

CLEVELAND – Despite the city of Cleveland’s resurgence of new bars and trendy restaurants amid the Republican National Convention, retail options have remained relatively slim downtown. That could soon change if developer Horizon Group Properties goes forth with plans to construct an outlet retail development on Cleveland’s lakefront. According to development brochures, The Outlet Shoppes […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Chipotle may be known for their burritos and bowls, but the restaurant is looking to get into the burger business with a new restaurant concept opening this fall in Lancaster, OH. The restaurant, called Tasty Made, will focus on classic burgers, fries and milkshakes using “high-quality ingredients that are grown and […]

On the face of it, that Verizon, the wireless and broadband company, has bought Yahoo!, even at the fire sale price of $4.8 billion, seems bizarre. Verizon is a thriving, successful company that specializes in getting you online, not searching the internet when you get there. But Verizon’s purchase makes sense when you realize Verizon […]

CLEVELAND – Between the RNC and booming residential property, downtown Cleveland is becoming a great location for retail. There are 7 pop-up stores moving into The Arcade during the Republican National Convention.  “You have a downtown population that’s absolutely exploding. And you have a number of visitors coming to town exploding,” David Gilbert, President of […]

Burger King has introduced quick, affordable and often weird snacks in its fast food lineup in times past, but their latest invention could either be a game changer or a major failure. The chain is set to debut next week the Mac N’ Cheetos snack, a deep-fried concoction of macaroni-and-cheese covered in a crunchy Cheetos coating. […]