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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

Alchemy, a downtown boutique and clothing retailer, is moving its flagship location to Five Points South. But owner Ace Graham will continue to operate his old store on 20th Street North as an incubator for startup retailers. more

Central City

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Sydney Cromwell

The 18th annual Alabama Retailers of the Year award ceremony was held on Oct. 17 at Vestavia Country Club. more

Business

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Photos by Alyx Chandler.

First started as an Etsy shop, Manitou Supply Co. has sold hand-picked vintage clothes and accessories since 2009, and it recently opened a storefront at 4909 Fifth Ave. S. in East Avondale as an addition to its increasingly popular online presence. more

Business

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Photo courtesy of Tim Hollis.

Retail is rebounding in downtown Birmingham. However, as baby boomers and their parents will testify, it will be difficult to bring back the throngs of people who did their Christmas shopping downtown in the decades after World War II. more

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