Mall-Based Store to Close

MEDFORD, Ore. — Within this past year, huge retailers have closed their doors and laid off workers. One study shows that 15% of American shopping malls will fail, or be converted into non-retail space within the next ten years. That’s a 5% increase from just two years ago. After 10 years in business, the Rocky … Continue reading »

Super Saturday Sales Soar

MEDFORD, Ore. — With Christmas just a few days away, shoppers are surging into retail centers for last minute gifts. Today is Super Saturday, and this year retail experts expect sales today to surpass those on Black Friday. At the rogue valley mall many shoppers were on the hunt for big bargains. “Just little presents … Continue reading »

Local Kohls Schedules for Holiday Blitz

CNN – Kohl’s is doing its part to help last-minute Christmas shoppers. The retailer will keep all of its stores open around the clock for the five days leading up to Christmas. According to the company, you can shop till you drop from December 19th through the end of business on Christmas Eve. That includes the … Continue reading »

Shoppers Scoring Black Friday Deals

MEDFORD, Ore. — Shoppers are already taking advantage of Black Friday deals in Southern Oregon. Some stores opened Thursday night and will stay open throughout the day Friday. Every year, people spend hours waiting outside of stores to grab the deals they have been eyeing inside. Some stores said the big deals this year are … Continue reading »

Holiday Gift Returns

MEDFORD, Ore. — Hundreds of people headed to stores returning those unwanted presents. Several large corporations are shorting its holiday return periods. Best Buy is cutting its regular return period in half. Special orders are also no longer refundable. Sears has also reduced its time period for returning items for major appliances and vacuums, from … Continue reading »

Police Promote Bike Safety

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police and members of the Rogue Valley Transportation Department are teaming up to promote bike safety in Medford. Families met Saturday morning at the Rogue Valley Mall for a bicycle rodeo. RVTD officials say the goal is to teach kids defensive bike riding skills and road etiquette to help them stay … Continue reading »

Service Dogs Offer Help to Disabled Kids

MEDFORD, Ore. — Kids with disabilities are getting help in everyday activities with four-legged friends. The organization Canine Angels conducted a final test on four dogs at the Rogue Valley Mall.  The dogs have to pass certain tasks in order to go home with their owners. Lizzie Shaw and Bo went through the first round. Lizzie … Continue reading »

Wheel of Fortune Bus in Town

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Wheel of Fortune bus is rolling in Southern Oregon. The bus was spotted at the Rogue Valley Mall on Wednesday morning. Some people can play a version of the Wheel of Fortune speed-up round and win prizes. Some participants can also be invited to audition and appear on the show. The … Continue reading »

Retailers Hoping to Make Up Weak Sales

MEDFORD, Ore. — The holiday cheer carried over Wednesday as shoppers hit stores to snag some after Christmas day deals. Whether shoppers purchased gifts for someone else or for themselves, retailers want them to start spending. The MasterCard Advisors Spending Pulse reports that sales of electronics, clothing, jewelry and home goods in the two months … Continue reading »

Southern Oregon’s Halloween Events

ASHLAND, Ore. — One of the longest running Halloween events in the valley will be making its way to the streets of Ashland again this year. Goblin’s will be Hoblin’ from the Ashland Public Library to the Plaza for the Annual Children’s Halloween Parade. The parade will begin at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, where young … Continue reading »

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