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Then and Now: Sears, Roebuck and Co. warehouse

Leased in the 1930s as the retail giant was ramping up brick-and-mortar operations after decades in the mail-order business, the warehouse that once housed merchandise destined for retail stores or …

Then and Now: NorthTown Mall

Eastern Washington’s largest mall began as a cluster of shops surrounding an Albertson’s grocery store in the 1950s. Today, it houses a movie theater and several remaining department stores after …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019

Then and Now: Taylor Bros. Department Store

Taylor Bros. at Five Mile Shopping Center was among the region’s projects started by businessman Colin Taylor. It is now Anytime Fitness.

Then and Now: The Palace and J.C. Penney

The old Palace building got a complete makeover in mid-century style, for the incoming J.C. Penney store.

Museum to display mummified monkey found in air duct

A mummified monkey that was found in the air ducts of a former department store in downtown Minneapolis last month is going on display.

Betsy Bloomingdale, Reagan friend and philanthropist, dies

Betsy Bloomingdale, the widow of a department store heir who hobnobbed with the world’s elite and was best friends with former first lady Nancy Reagan, has died. She was 93.