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July 11, 2017
Great Lakes Mall Wins Round 1, Plans a New Restaurant Building

Mentor, OH - Where Dillard's used to sell ties and toys, Round 1 will soon offer bowling, billiards and other amusements at the Great Lakes Mall. Washington Prime Group, a Columbus business owning most of the mall, announced today that 50,000 square feet recently vacated by a consolidating Dillard's will host the first Ohio location of Round 1, ... »

July 11, 2017
Tap 42 to Open Largest Location, in Aventura Mall Expansion

Aventura, FL - Tap 42, the Fort Lauderdale-based restaurant known for a vibrant bar scene and elevated comfort food, will open an outpost in Aventura before year's end. The announcement comes less than six months after the concept opened its fourth location, in midtown Miami. This newest eatery will be part of the 315,000-square-foot Aventura Ma... »

July 11, 2017
Westfield Brings High-Density Wi-Fi to LA’s Century City Mall

Los Angeles, CA - It might not look like a stadium, but if you take a close examination of the technology being put into the renovation of the Westfield Century City mall, you’ll see a familiar use of wireless and networking technology aimed at improving the visitor experience while also benefiting the mall’s bottom line. Some of that has to... »

July 10, 2017
2 Retailers Expanding Locations at Woodland Mall

Kentwood, MI - In the wake of the Apple store moving to a bigger space at Woodland Mall, two more retailers are following suit. The retailers are Lush and J. Jill. Just three years after arriving at Grand Rapids area shopping center, Lush will more than double its size when the retailer takes over a 2,402 square-foot space, formerly occupied ... »

July 10, 2017
Sephora Now Open at River Valley Mall J.C. Penney Store

Lancaster, OH - A popular international cosmetics company has moved into the River Valley Mall. Sephora recently opened at the mall's J.C. Penney store. The 1,700-square-foot Sephora inside J.C. Penney location resides in the center of the store and is easy to see, with the big Sephora sign catching shoppers' attention as they walk in. "Sepho... »

July 8, 2017
Alton Square Mall’s Cookie Factory and Cafe Still Cookin’ After Years of Baking

Alton, IL - The Cookie Factory Bakery and Cafe’s celebration as the RiverBend Growth Association’s July Small Business of the Month became a family affair for employees and supporters. The eatery continues to thrive as a longtime occupant of Alton Square Mall, which currently has many vacant storefronts. “It helps we’re a destination ... »

July 8, 2017
‘Battle of the Pop-up’ Prize is Free Retail Space at Stony Point

Richmond, VA - Stony Point Fashion Park has come up with a creative way to encourage entrepreneurship. The mall recently released applications for its Battle of the Pop Up competition which gives entrepreneurs and business owners the opportunity to submit their own innovative products, concepts or business strategies for a chance to win free in-lin... »

July 7, 2017
CambridgeSide Has Found a Formula for Success

Cambridge, MA - On a recent Tuesday, two 17-year-olds from Medford did something that might be considered extraordinary by today’s retail standards: They wandered a mall, shopping bags in hand. They weren’t alone. Throughout the afternoon, the corridors of the CambridgeSide shopping complex in East Cambridge saw a steady stream of customers ... »

July 7, 2017
Christmas Haus First of Pop-up Shops Planned for Gettysburg

Gettysburg, PA - The Christmas Haus is bringing Christmas in July to Gettysburg. The New Oxford-based store will sell authentic German Christmas ornaments, decorations and other handmade items throughout the month of July as the first pop-up shop at the Grant Building at 12 Chambersburg Street. Building owners Monica Oss and Jay Mackie plan ... »

July 6, 2017
Plus-Size Online Retailer Eloquii To Open Bricks-And-Mortar Stores

The current retail trend is for companies to shutter bricks-and-mortar stores and shift their focus to online sales. But plus-size apparel retailer Eloquii is going in the other direction and opening a handful of physical locations. The Columbus Dispatch reports that Eloquii is prepping to open its first physical stores this summer and fall afte... »

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