Under the new rules, more businesses such as dine-in restaurants and shopping malls will be able to reopen under state guidelines that call for social distancing. Wilson Walker reports from Petaluma. (5-22-10)
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Sonoma County Moves Deeper Into Phase 2 of ReopeningUnder the new rules, more businesses such as dine-in restaurants and shopping malls will be able to reopen under state guidelines that call for social distancing. Wilson Walker reports from Petaluma. (5-22-10)
South Bay Small Business Owners Welcome Lockdown EasingKPIX 5's Kiet Do on how small businesses in the South Bay are eager to serve customers again. (5-21-20)
Non-Essential Businesses Anticipate Partial Reopening Monday in Marin CountyBeginning Monday, so-called non-essential businesses in the North Bay will be able to serve the public again even if it’s just to bring items out to the curb. John Ramos reports. (5-17-20)
San Francisco Shop Owners Prepare for Restricted Reopening MondayAs long as COVID-19 indicators in San Francisco continue to show progress in slowing the spread of the virus, retail businesses will be able to open for storefront pickup and delivery starting May 18. Kenny Choi reports. (5-15-20)
Daly City Shopping Complex Installs Hands-Free Bathroom FixturesWestlake Shopping Center in Daly City is getting ready to reopen by installing new fixtures that require no hand contact in all its public restrooms. Don Ford reports. (5-14-20)
Marin Shop Owners Cling to Hopes of Imminent ReopeningDon Ford reports. (4-23020)
David Viggiano Shows Off New Products From The International Housewares ShowWith so many new housewares on the market, lifestyle expert David Viggiano shows us some of the coolest international products for the home.
New Social Distancing Guidelines Issued for ShoppersYou may have noticed that, although people seem to be trying, it's not alway easy to keep an appropriate social distance when you're in line at a crowded store. Joe Vazquez reports. (3-26-20)
Corner Stores Offer Essential Supplies as Big Chains Struggle to Stay StockedNeighborhood corner stores have been a lifeline for people unable to find basics at their local big chain retailers. Don Ford reports. (3-26-20)
Small Grocery Stores Rebound From Panic Buying ShortagesEven as some of the large chain stores are still finding it hard to stock their shelves many smaller markets are getting the product they need. Don Ford reports. (3-19-20)
Coronavirus Fears Stoke Panic ShoppingStores are jammed with frenzied shoppers all over the Bay Area. What really explains the panic buying, given the virus isn't shutting down the stores? Andria Borba asked and got answers. (3-13-20)
Online Consignment Store TheRealReal Opens Physical Showroom in SF Union SquareThe luxury second-hand store could bring new life to San Francisco's shopping district. Betty Yu reports. (3-6-20)
Coronavirus Anxiety Puts Drag on Bay Area BusinessFrom canceled tech and gaming conferences to reduced foot traffic in S.F. Chinatown, fears of the coronavirus more than the virus itself are impacting the local economy. Joe Vazquez reports. (2-28-20)
'Untenable' Business Conditions Force Closure of Historic San Jose StoreWestern Appliance, a San Jose store that has stood the test of time for well over a century says it must now close its doors for good. Devin Fehely reports. (1-10-20)
Thieves Steal $83,000 in Jewelry From Palo Alto Bloomingdale'sSurveillance video shows thieves force their way into the Bloomingdale store in the Stanford shopping center early Tuesday in a brazen, smash-and-grab heist. Mark Sayre reports. (1-9-20)
Post-Christmas Shoppers Look for Year-End DealsLots of people were out returning gifts Thursday and KPIX 5's Don Ford headed out to look for some of the best post-Christmas bargains. (12-26-19)
More Retail Chains Set to Shutter Stores, Despite Robust Consumer SpendingAfter Christmas, many shoppers will return to stores but many popular chains won't be around much longer. Betty Yu reports. (12-25-19)
Great Holiday Gift Ideas From Lifestyle Guru Phyllis BowieLifestyle guru Phyllis Bowie shows BR host Jan Mabry some unique holiday gift ideas that have meaning and won't break the bank, from black designers, artists and entrepreneurs.
Lifestyle Guru Amy Sewell Shares Some Amazing Holiday Gift IdeasLifestyle guru Amy Sewell shares the latest holiday gift ideas with Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego. For more ideas go to shopwithstyle.com.
Go Share App Helps You Get Your Purchase Home FastCEO and founder Shaun Savage talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about Go Share, a new app that helps shoppers get their purchases delivered fast.
San Francisco USPS Uses Large Robot To Help Sort Packages During Holiday Shopping FrenzyThe U.S. Postal Service is using a large new robot to handle the delivery challenges of this year's holiday shopping rush. Joe Vazquez reports. (12-16-2019)
Shoppers Crowd Bay Area Stores Looking for Black Friday BargainsTeam coverage from Jackie Ward and Don Ford. (11-29-19)
Security Tips for Shoppers Hitting Early Black Friday SalesStores around the Bay Area were already open Thursday afternoon for Black Friday shoppers who may want to heed the advice of law enforcement pros. Team coverage from Andria Borba and Da Lin. (11-28-19)
Marin Co. Woman Petitions To Get Amazon To Collect, Reuse Its Delivery BoxesEvery day, thousands and thousands of online Amazon orders are delivered in a boxes. Now there’s a push to cut down on all that cardboard, and as Wilson Walker reports, it's largely the work of one determined woman in Marin County.