Category: Retailing and Restaurants

Dunkin’ Donuts will introduce its next generation of stores in Delaware. The global chain today announced that it will open its first “next generation concept store” in Wilmington on Thursday, Jan. 17 at 3446 Naamans Road. The shop will feature a modern atmosphere and innovative technologies to make running on Dunkin’ faster and more convenient.…

(AP) — Delaware officials have settled a lawsuit that asserted an Italian restaurant violated child labor laws. An attorney for the owners of Roma Italian Ristorante found out the lawsuit was settled Friday, when he called the Delaware Department of Justice. Sean Lynn says the settlement includes no admission of fault on his clients’ part,…

(AP) — Not using foam cups, while recycling paper and serving some meat-free dishes, has helped the Visitor Center Garden Cafe at Winterthur Museum to be named Delaware’s first certified green restaurant. The honor, awarded to restaurants that work to reduce their environmental impact, was given to the cafe by the Green Restaurant Association, a…

By Joyce L. Carroll Special to Delaware Business Times As a six-time Best of Delaware Today winner in the women’s casual clothing category, Nicole Palmer must be doing something right. Palmer owns Nicole J. Boutique in Middletown. The secret to her success: something first practiced by the five-and-dime of yesteryear and, more recently, dollar stores.…

By Kathy Canavan Special to Delaware Business Times While restaurants from Philadelphia to Los Angeles are slowly moving to plastic-only payments, cash is still king in Delaware. At least for now. Carrie Leishman, president of the Delaware Restaurant Association, knows of no currently cashless establishments, but she said restaurateurs will respond to customer trends. And,…

Harry’s Savoy Grill celebrates 30 years in Brandywine Hundred

By Pam George Special to Delaware Business Times When Harry’s Savoy Grill opened in November 1988, North Wilmington was a fine-dining desert. Harry’s not only plugged a niche, but it also bucked the trends. Instead of New American and fusion dishes, Harry’s specialized in juicy cuts of red meat and martinis, which at that time…