Buffalo Exchange to open in North Carolina
Charlotte, N.C. – Resale clothing retailer Buffalo Exchange brings the concept of buy-sell-trade clothing to Charlotte with the opening of its first North Carolina store, located in the Plaza-Midwood neighborhood at 1521 Central Avenue, in mid-April.
The Charlotte Buffalo Exchange sales floor is 2,650 sq. ft., in an old brick building. There are roomy, well-lit dressing rooms — plus two buy counters, where customers can sell their clothes for cash or trade. The store will open with an eclectic inventory from Buffalo Exchange stores from New York to California.
The Charlotte shop is Buffalo Exchange’s sixth location in the South. Buffalo Exchange is located in New Orleans at 3312 Magazine Street and has five stores in Texas, including two in Houston: 1618 Westheimer, and 249 W. 19th Street.
Including the new Charlotte location, Buffalo Exchange now has 41 stores and two franchises in 15 states, with $64.4 million a year in revenue.
Nordstrom Rack to open in Boise, Idaho
Seattle — Nordstrom announced plans to open a Nordstrom Rack in Boise, Idaho.
The 37,000-sq.-ft. store will be part of the Boise Towne Plaza shopping center and is expected to open in spring 2012.
Sunflowers Farmer Market to enter California
Boulder, Col. — Sunflowers Farmer Market plans to open its first location in California on May 11, in Roseville, which is in the northern half of the state.
Sunflower operates 33 stores in Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah and Texas.