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July 16, 2017
Levin Furniture Moving Back to Ohio Valley Mall

St Clairsville, OH - An old tenant of the Ohio Valley Mall will return in the near future. Levin Furniture recently celebrated its 97th anniversary in business with the loyal customer base it has built over the years. The company operates 32 stores in Pennsylvania and Ohio, and it moved an outlet store into the St. Clairsville mall in 2009 to... »

July 15, 2017
Galleria’s New Luxury Wing Proves Not all Malls are Dying

Houston, TX - What might have been a standard trip to Hugo Boss turned exceptional when Amanda Goller spotted the new Ted Baker store at the Galleria. She hadn't visited the high-end clothier since she worked in finance on Wall Street, a job she left two years ago for a corporate one in Houston's energy sector. The London-based retailer opened i... »

July 14, 2017
Dave & Buster’s Set To Open In Milford

Milford, CT - The Connecticut Post Mall in Milford is about to get even cooler as Dave & Buster's will be opening next year according to mall officials. This will be the third location for the popular chain in Connecticut. There is an already established location in Manchester and Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim said earlier this year that Dave & Buster... »

July 14, 2017
New ‘Pinz’ Bowling Alley, Featuring Bar, Restaurant and Arcade, Coming to Hampshire Mall in Hadley

Hadley, MA - The Hampshire Mall will add to its menu of entertainment options this fall with the opening of a bowling alley and arcade that will also feature a bar and restaurant. David Breen, CEO of Milford-based Pinz, said he is hoping to open in late November. Pinz has locations in Kingston and Milford. Breen said the Hadley location will ... »

July 14, 2017
Parkway Place Mall Invests $400,000 on New Retail Kiosks in Huntsville

Huntsville, AL - Out with the old, in with the new. Parkway Place Mall is installing new kiosks throughout the shopping center, replacing dated brown kiosks from 2002 when the facility opened and from Madison Square Mall. The carts reflect a total capital investment of about $400,000. Spokeswoman Molly Mitchell said the new white kiosks in th... »

July 14, 2017
America’s No. 1 Retail Experience: Mall of America

Bloomington, MN - When Chain Store Age embarked on a search for the Top 10 Retail Experiences in the nation, it was hard for us to look past a 5-million-sq.-ft. mall in Minnesota with a roller coaster and a comedy club, as well as an Apple Store and a Hard Rock Café. It should come as little surprise, then, to see Mall of America occupying the... »

July 14, 2017
Herschel Brews Refreshing Retail Strategy

Vancouver, BC - One of the Deep Cove brothers behind Herschel Supply Co. won’t say how a lemonade stand used to promote their new pop-up shop landed on top of Quarry Rock. “It’s a trade secret. But, I can tell you that we did have a couple volunteer firemen involved,” says Lyndon Cormack in an email to the North Shore News. The new po... »

July 14, 2017
A New Look for Jefferson Valley Mall, But More Work Ahead

Yorktown Heights, NY - It’s safe to say that Jefferson Valley Mall, the 550,000-square-foot, two-floor shopping center just off of Route 6 in Yorktown Heights, is a mall in transition. Owned by Columbus, Ohio-based Washington Prime Group, the mall is in the midst of a $40 million redevelopment project, one that began after the real estate inve... »

July 14, 2017
Bangor Mall Shifting Toward Local, Experiential Shopping

Bangor, ME - "The business is changing and we are changing with that." James Gerety is the General Manager at the Bangor Mall. He says the industry is cyclical and as people gravitate to online shopping, he needs to entice customers to the mall. "This industry is always adapting whatever economic pressures there might be, more competitive pr... »

July 14, 2017
Mall Kiosk Brings Jelly Sandals Back and Now They’re eco-Friendly

Tampa, FL - A new kiosk inside Westshore Plaza brings back a popular style of the '80s and '90s: plastic jelly sandals. "It's not the same quality you find in any other store," said co-owner Jonathan Nava. "The material they are made from is ecologically friendly." The shoes, with sizes geared toward younger children, come in a variety of col... »

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