Carson’s store in Chicago suburb to close
York, Pa. — The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. said that it plans to close its Carson’s store in the River Oaks Mall in Calumet City, Ill., when the lease expires in January.
The department store company said doesn’t expect costs tied to the closing to be material.
Bon Ton received the leasehold interests in the store as part of its Northern Department Store Group acquisition in 2006.
Nordstrom Rack plans new store in Boston
Seattle — Nordstrom Inc. will open its outlet format Nordstrom Rack at The Newbury in Boston’s Back Bay area.
The two-level, 38,000-sq.-ft. store is scheduled to open in spring 2013. It will replace the former Filene’s Basement space.
Currently, Nordstrom opens four full-line stores and four Nordstrom Racks in the Boston market.
Report: H&M to go big in New York City
New York — H&M will open its largest store in the world, on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, Women’s Wear Daily reported.
The company will open a six-level, 57,000-sq.-ft. store on Fifth Avenue at the corner of 48th Street sometime next year, according to the report.