Philadelphia region

World Wide Stereo said this week that it will be carrying Samsung 85” 4K Ultra HD at its Ardmore, Pa., design center. World Wide Stereo will be the only retailer in the Philadelphia region to offer the product.

hhgregg said Tuesday that it is opening 12 new stores in the Philadelphia region. The stores include six in Pennsylvania, three in New Jersey and three in Delaware.

A throwback flourishing in the present By Joe Paone In a simpler retailing time, back in the late 1960s through the 1980s, shoppers looked to the various mall and downtown department store anchors for clothing, electronics, appliances, toys, furniture, luggage, sporting goods—you name it, they had it. In the time since, discounters like Wal-Mart and Target, as well as national big-box chains catering to one market, such as Best Buy and Circuit City in the electronics space, have rendered many of the old regional department store chains extinct. In southeastern Pennsylvania alone, names like Bamberger's, Wanamaker's, Gimbel's and Pomeroy's have long since disappeared from the full-service department

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