Teresa Farson, co-owner of The Beehive, inside the Bank of America Plaza Mall. She said it can be hard for visitors to find the store, and sometimes hotel workers tell guests there’s nowhere to shop nearby even when they’re open. “When there’s an event uptown, you can look out and see hundreds of people and you can’t capture them,” she said.
Teresa Farson, co-owner of The Beehive, inside the Bank of America Plaza Mall. She said it can be hard for visitors to find the store, and sometimes hotel workers tell guests there’s nowhere to shop nearby even when they’re open. “When there’s an event uptown, you can look out and see hundreds of people and you can’t capture them,” she said. Davie Hinshaw dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
Teresa Farson, co-owner of The Beehive, inside the Bank of America Plaza Mall. She said it can be hard for visitors to find the store, and sometimes hotel workers tell guests there’s nowhere to shop nearby even when they’re open. “When there’s an event uptown, you can look out and see hundreds of people and you can’t capture them,” she said. Davie Hinshaw dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com

Uptown’s next big challenge: Luring shoppers and retail

February 21, 2015 01:00 AM