Business and Home

Johnette Howard
King Kullen, the family-controlled 88-year-old company that proudly called itself America's first supermarket, announced on Friday that it has been bought by its regional competitor, the Stop and Shop Supermarket Company.
Johnette Howard
People are now asking how long Sag Harbor’s Main Street can remain a three-block throwback dominated by individually owned businesses and locals who have a personal stake in the year-round vibrancy of the village.
Star Staff
The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.
Star Staff
The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.
Jamie Bufalino
The new 11,000-square-foot market features a pizza oven, a lobster tank, two kitchens, an expansive display case for prepared foods, a dining area, wire shelving filled with snacks, condiments, and sundries, and a farm stand’s worth of fresh produce.
Jamie Bufalino
London Jewelers announced last Thursday that it has launched a trade-in program for luxury watches. Customers can choose whether to receive the cash value for a watch or get a store credit that is 20 percent higher than the quoted price.
Star Staff
The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.
Johnette Howard
The word came down right after Thanksgiving, and it was a complete surprise to Eddie Downes, a presser who has worked since 1988 at East Hampton Cleaners. The Newtown Lane store is closing and is accepting no more work, effective immediately.
Star Staff
The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.
David E. Rattray
Susan Nieland used to sell her handmade stone and metal jewelry at trunk shows, but they were lonely. She would lay out her work in a shop or other location, send out some email notices, and wait to make sales. Business was okay, she recalled this week. People would come, maybe buy something, perhaps just have a look around.
Isabel Carmichael
After zigzagging between the south and north sides of Main Street in Amagansett for at least 25 years, Beth Eckhardt, her flowers, and her home furnishings items have now alighted at what may be her most plum spot, at 248 Main Street in the building that used to house Decorum.
Star Staff
Local Business Notes
Star Staff
The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.
Star Staff
The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures. Data provided by Suffolk Research Service of Southampton.
Jamie Bufalino
Christmas is coming and garden shops and nurseries already have begun selling fir trees. You’ve seen them everywhere. For the most part, when the holidays are over they are allowed to dry out on firewood piles, used by municipalities to shore up dunes, or taken to the dump.