Tim Feran, Columbus Monthly

Tim Feran

Columbus Monthly

Mountain View, CA, United States

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Past articles by Tim:

Pandemic Hastens Online Shopping Wins, Losses

The pandemic accelerated every trend the retail industry already was facing: in-store and online integration, the retreat from malls and changing customer → Read More

Crazy market advice from Ric Dillon: Take the long view

Diamond Hill founder Ric Dillon left retirement to open VELA Investment Management with former colleagues. Here's his best investing advice. → Read More

The pandemic effect: Survival of the fittest for Columbus-based specialty retailers

A retail reckoning for Columbus' major brands, L Brands, Express, Abercrombie, DSW, Big Lots, Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works → Read More

Sono Wood Fired pizza chain to open in Easton this fall

In another first for Easton Town Center, Sono Wood Fired announced that it will open its first location outside of Chicago at the center in the fall. Sono → Read More

L Brands has plans to turn around Victoria's Secret

Booming sales at Bath & Body Works helped L Brands report strong first quarter earnings, and more good news may be coming: Executives at the Columbus- → Read More

Sono Wood Fired pizza chain to open in Easton this fall

In another first for Easton Town Center, Sono Wood Fired announced that it will open its first location outside of Chicago at the center in the fall.Sono → Read More

L Brands rides record results at Bath & Body Works

Driven by record results at Bath & Body Works, L Brands reported sales and earnings for the first quarter that were better than expected.The news sent → Read More

Express names new CEO

Columbus-based fashion retailer Express has hired a Miami University alumnus as its new CEO.Timothy Baxter will assume day-to-day leadership of the → Read More

COhatch to open Easton offices

COhatch, the Worthington-based co-working brand, is planning a new location in Easton Gateway.“We are thrilled to offer our members such a vibrant location for co-working, off-site meetings (and) social events,” said Matt Davis, co-founder of COhatch, in a statement. “Easton is completely aligned with the COhatch lifestyle with its focus on building community, giving back and enabling… → Read More

Speakeasy bars make splash in central Ohio — once you find them

Secretive, swanky and oh so cool, the speakeasy bar has been a quiet trend for a few years, and Columbus is home to a growing number of them.While the → Read More

Rickenbacker to improve runway with federal money

Rickenbacker International Airport is slated to receive $15 million from the Federal Aviation Administration for airport improvements, including runway → Read More

Pharmacist opens Powell drug store after immigrating from Cameroon with $300

The odds would seem stacked against someone opening an independent pharmacy today.But for Emlah Tubuo, the owner and pharmacist in charge at the new Powell Pharmacy, fighting long odds — and winning — has been the story of her life.Since she arrived in the United States in August 2003 from the Republic of Cameroon in central Africa with only $300 in her pocket, she has worked to get an… → Read More

Abercrombie makes more changes at top

Abercrombie & Fitch is eliminating the role of chief operating officer, part of the New Albany-based retailer's ongoing "transforming while → Read More

Shops at Worthington Place may represent future for malls

The long transformation of the Shops at Worthington Place is nearly complete with two new businesses.The Anthony Vince Nail Spa opened April 27, and → Read More

Sports events help bump Columbus hotel stays

Helped by the NCAA basketball tournament and the Arnold Classic, Columbus hotel occupancy grew 1.9% during the first three months of this year, according → Read More

As Victoria’s Secret struggles, fashion show will no longer be on network TV

The Victoria’s Secret fashion show has reached the end of the runway — at least on network television.In a note to employees on Friday, L → Read More

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show no longer on network television

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show has reached the end of the runway — at least on network television.In a note to employees on Friday, L Brands founder and chairman Leslie H. Wexner announced that "we have decided to re-think the traditional Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Going forward we don’t believe network television is the right fit."In 2019 and beyond, we’re focusing on developing exciting… → Read More

Moody Nolan hires architect David Meleca, who closes firm

Architect David B. Meleca, best known for such traditional-looking designs as the I-670 Cap at High Street, is shutting down his Downtown firm and joining → Read More

Ohio tourism has banner 2018

Ohio's tourism industry generated a record $46 billion in visitor spending in 2018, drawing praise from Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine during Ohio Tourism Day at → Read More

Abercrombie to sell cannabis-based products

New Albany-based retailer Abercrombie & Fitch has entered a partnership with Columbus-based cannabis company Green Growth Brands to sell Green → Read More