Aeropostale to expand in Asia
New York City — Aeropostale announced that it has signed a licensing agreement with Montreal PTE Ltd., a joint venture between Apparel Group LLC and Jay Gee Melwani Group, to open approximately 25 stores across Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia, over the next five years.
The first store is scheduled to open in Singapore later this year.
Wakefern expanding PriceRite to Maryland
New York City — Wakefern Food Corp., parent of the ShopRite supermarket chain, plans to introduce its PriceRite discount format in Maryland, opening a 37,000-sq.-ft. store in Woodlawn on March 13.
Wakefern operates 45 corporate PriceRite locations, which feature both private-label and national brands in a value format.
Hhgregg to open new location in Akron
Indianapolis — Hhgregg Tuesday announced the grand opening of a new location at the Chapel Hill Mall, Akron, Ohio, on March 10.
The new store will replace Hhgregg’s older location in Akron, Ohio.
“The store’s new location and design will provide shoppers in the Akron area with a modern, convenient shopping experience,” said Jeff Pearson, VP marketing, Hhgregg. “We hope that shoppers will come into the store to see the new layout and take advantage of grand opening specials.”