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May 23, 2017
American Girl is Bringing its Pop-up Store Back to Raleigh

Raleigh, NC - After better-than-expected sales last year, American Girl is returning to Crabtree Valley Mall in July with a pop-up store. The temporary store will be open through January 2018 – three months longer than its stay last year – in a 5,500-square-foot space near Sears. The mall plans to announce an opening date in the next few wee... »

May 23, 2017
Macy’s to Open Outlet Store Inside Southlake Mall Location

Merrillville, IN - Macy's is going to open a store-within-a-store outlet inside its department store at Southlake Mall in Hobart. The Cincinnati-based retailer will open its first Chicago area Macy’s Backstage The Outlet Store at the super-regional mall at U.S. 30 and Mississippi Street on June 17. Macy's is carving 17,000 square feet out of t... »

May 22, 2017
Department Store Chain from Puerto Rico Coming to University Mall

Tampa, FL - Grand's, a department store chain from Puerto Rico, will open inside the former Dillard's space at University Mall in September. Grand's has 25 locations in Puerto Rico and one in Orlando. The chain sells a variety of items, from household goods to clothes to perfume and other items. Dillard's announced in April that it would move... »

May 22, 2017
Meriden Mall Defies Retail Trend by Appealing to Cost Conscious Consumer

Meriden, CT - Two “fast fashion” retailers have helped fill vacancies at Westfield Meriden Mall, keeping the mid-range mall with a low vacancy rate compared to others in its demographic, observers said. H&M, a Swedish low-cost retailer, filled seven storefronts with its 22,000 square foot store in the Macy’s wing on the mall’s second flo... »

May 20, 2017
The Place Where Old-Fashioned Malls are Beating Amazon: Small-town America

Pueblo, CO - Hair freshly done from the beauty parlor on a recent Friday morning, Ada Clark, 93, and her daughter Carol, 63, met in front of the J.C. Penney in the Pueblo Mall, about 100 miles south of Denver. Their afternoon plan: a walk around the mall, followed by lunch at Red Lobster. When the mall was built in 1976, Pueblo was a booming ste... »

May 19, 2017
Zara will Open at Lakeside Shopping Mall in 2018

Metairie, LA - Local fans of Spanish fashion retailer Zara get ready to do a happy dance. Zara will open its first ever Louisiana location at Lakeside Shopping Center in Metairie in 2018. The mall announced the Zara opening Friday (May 19) along with several other changes, including a $10 million interior renovation project and a new Fleming's S... »

May 19, 2017
Forever 21 to Roll Out Riley Rose Beauty Shops in ‘top tier’ GGP Malls

Dive Brief: Forever 21 is partnering with mall developer GGP Inc. to roll out its Riley Rose beauty boutique concept, which will include accessories, cosmetics and home goods in an experiential setting aimed at younger, millennial-age shoppers, the fast-fashion retailer announced Friday in a press release. Riley Rose stores will be featured i... »

May 18, 2017
Havaianas Debuts Store in World Trade Center Mall — Exclusive First Look

New York, NY - While a growing number of retailers and brands are shuttering doors in the face of sluggish consumer spending and a rapid shift toward online shopping, Havaianas is banking on a buzzy new flagship. This week, the flip-flop brand, a division of Brazil-based Alpargatas S.A., opened a retail location in the high-profile Westfield Wor... »

May 18, 2017
Parkway Place Mall: ‘What’s Old is New Again’ in Changing Retail Landscape

Huntsville, AL - Parkway Place Mall remains healthy and focused on the future as some brick-and-mortar retailers struggle to generate traffic and maintain sales. That's the message owner CBL & Associates wants the Huntsville community to hear about Parkway Place, the city's last indoor shopping mall following the demolition this spring of Madiso... »

May 18, 2017
New Rotating Pop-up Shop to open at Twelve Oaks Mall

Novi, MI - A new pop-up shop showcasing products from metro Detroit small businesses is coming to Twelve Oaks Mall in Novi. The 1,200-square-foot shop called Emerge, curated by Bloomfield Hills-based mall operator Taubman Centers Inc., is set to open June 6 through August, the mall said in a news release. Vendors will rotate into the space ev... »

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