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August 24, 2017
Halloween Express Hays Owners ‘Dying’ to Open

Hays, KS - Halloween is the favorite holiday of Hays resident Kearsten Koerner. When she and her husband Mike saw a Halloween Express retail store in Colorado Springs last year, Kearsten told Mike “we have to have one of these in Hays.” And soon there will be. Halloween Express will open as a pop-up store in Big Creek Crossing, 2918 Vine,... »

August 22, 2017
Get Your Lobster Fix at Lenox Square Mall this Fall

Atlanta, GA - A food truck concept that gained popularity on the TV show “Shark Tank” is opening its first East Coast brick-and-mortar location in Atlanta this fall. Cousins Maine Lobster, which has two food trucks in metro Atlanta, is set to open at Lenox Square Mall across from Bantam + Biddy. It will be the franchise’s third sit-down... »

August 22, 2017
Six New Stores Opening at Florida Mall

Orlando, FL - Six new stores, including the area’s first American Soul and Windsor Fashion, are opening at Florida Mall. NYX Professional Makeup and luggage maker Roncato are also opening the first stores in this market, and there will be new stores from Victoria’s Secret PINK and Shoe Palace as well. American Soul is a fashion boutique b... »

August 21, 2017
Moonshine-Tasting Destination Opens at Opry Mills

Nashville, TN - There’s a new activity for shoppers to enjoy at Opry Mills as part of the mall’s ever-growing entertainment options: moonshine tasting. Pigeon Forge-based distillery Smith Creek Moonshine opened a tasting bar and retail shop at the mall in early August. The moonshine-tasting destination joins other Opry Mills newcomers, inclu... »

August 21, 2017
Premium Outlet Mall Freshens up With New Stores

Pleasant Prairie, WI - Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets is spiffing up, with store expansions and the addition of new retailers as officials hope to offer customers a new shopping experience. Two new restaurants — China Town and Teriyaki Grill — opened last week, and Starbucks is expected to open this fall in the 90-store outdoor mall, 11211... »

August 20, 2017
What’s Going on at The Greene? Pop-up Shop Program to Bring in New Retailers

Beavercreek, OH - A new puzzle shop has opened at The Greene Town Center in Beavercreek, and plenty of other unique stores could open soon at the retail development through a new pop-up shop program. Puzzle Plus, a family-owned puzzle store, sells jigsaws, brain teasers, puzzle books and games. The store carries games and puzzles for all ages an... »

August 18, 2017
Coming Soon to Massachusetts: A Two-Story Wegmans

Natick, MA - A Wegmans that has long been planned for Boston, Mass., has been shelved, but the store is expanding elsewhere in the state with a two-story location at a mall in Natick. The store planned for the Natick Mall next spring will be the company's first location with shopping on two levels. Many of its stores have mezzanine-level seating... »

August 18, 2017
Pop-up Experience Brings RFID Solution to Stores

Retailers and property managers planning new store sites have more tools at their disposal—in the form of pop-up stores and automation technology—than they did just a few years ago. With technology and a temporary site, the companies can bring an online-style experience to consumers and use technology to test how well shoppers respond to a stor... »

August 18, 2017
In Primark, Experts See a Bright New Star for Mall Landlords

When Primark took over one floor in the former Sears anchor space at King of Prussia mall in November 2015, the retailer opened its doors just in time for Black Friday and that year’s holiday shopping season. That might have looked like a close call on the calendar, but the Primark store at King of Prussia quickly lived up to the potential of ... »

August 18, 2017
From Clicks to Bricks: Online Retailers Open Physical Stores

Online retailers are invading the mall. A growing number of e-commerce companies — including national names such as Amazon.com and locals such as Fragrance.com of Deer Park and FranceandSon.com, a Farmingdale-based furniture and lighting retailer — are opening brick-and-mortar stores on Long Island. Their reasons range from building brand... »

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