by Jordan Green

Monitoring the economic pulse of the Triad

Produce and crafts market returns to High Point

The Uptowne Market, an outdoor bazaar purveying produce, jewelry and crafts, has returned to High Point for the warm season, according to a recent newsletter published by City Project. The market takes place every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Main Street Square parking lot at the intersection of Montlieu Avenue and Main Street through Oct. 27.

Women’s clothing retailer coming to Shops at Friendly

Altar’d State plans to open a new store at the Shops at Friendly Center in Greensboro in the late summer, the women’s clothing retailer announced on Monday. Based in Knoxville, Tenn., Altar’d State operates stores in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana and Virginia.