Charming Charlie to open at Kentucky Oaks Mall
Paducah, Ky. — Youngstown, Ohio-based Cafaro Co. announced that Charming Charlie will open a new fashion accessories store at Kentucky Oaks Mall, in Paducah, Ky.
The Houston-based retailer will open a 7,000-sq.-ft. store in late spring 2011. This will be the second Charming Charlie store in Kentucky, the first being located in the Lexington area.
The arrival of Charming Charlie comes at the same time Kentucky Oaks Mall is undergoing a dramatic, multi-million-dollar, interior and exterior renovation. Physical work is scheduled to begin March 1, and is to be completed by November, just in time for the holiday shopping season.
Kentucky Oaks Mall is tenanted by Elder-Beerman, Dillard’s, J.C. Penney, Sears, Dick’s Sporting Goods and more than one hundred other specialty shops and eateries.
Bon-Ton to open new Herberger’s location
York, Pa. — The Bon-Ton Stores has signed a letter of intent with Simon Property Group for the 135,000-sq.-ft. former Mervyn’s facility located in the Southdale Center in Edina, Minn.
Remodeling of the site is expected to begin in March and be completed in November, at which time Bon-Ton will open a new store under its Herberger’s banner.
The new Herberger’s location will bring the total number of Herberger’s stores to six in the Minneapolis/St. Paul market.
Massage Envy to expand in Pittsburgh area
Scottsdale, Ariz. — Massage Envy announced Thursday the signing of a multi-unit Regional Developer agreement with Sol Glastein for the development of 11 new centers in Pittsburgh, Western Pennsylvania and Morgantown, W.V.
Glastein has been a Massage Envy franchisee since 2006 and currently operates two centers in New Jersey.
In 2010, Massage Envy opened 43 locations, bringing the total number of locations to more than 650 units operating in 43 states.