Linda Lampe at the counter of Worth Saving Mercantile and Thrift Store. Photo courtesy of Linda Lampe.

Business / Economy

Secondhand stores struggle to stay in business

Three managers speak about having to close their doors and the challenges of reopening.

Windmill Market in San Juan Bautista on March 19. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Business / Economy

Restocking at San Benito stores slowed by high demand

Hollister Super on Third Street begins exclusive shopping hours for the elderly, disabled and their caretakers.

B&R's Riley Rossi helped out at the winter boutique selling potted succulents. Photo by Becky Bonner.

Business / Economy

Spring shopping at B&R Farms’ Blossom Boutique

Get ready for Easter and Mother's Day by visiting this spring Blossom Boutique on April 13-14.


Business / Economy

Shopping center may bring major retailers to Hollister by 2018

Boise, Idaho-based Hawkins Companies is slated to build a 130,000-square-foot shopping center with as many as 17 retail stores, potentially bringing more than 100 jobs

This year's fashion show will have holiday shopping opportunities.


CattleWomen to Host 10th Annual Fashion Show

Nov. 15 event at San Juan Oaks will offer opportunities to do some Christmas shopping


Government / Politics

San Benito Street reduction to two lanes may happen by November

Some business owners are concerned about the impact roadwork would have on sales during the holiday season