DSW to open N.J. store
Columbus, Ohio – DSW Inc. is opening a new store in Eatontown, N.J., on Sept. 26.
The store will be located at 135 Route 35 in Eatontown. Customers will be eligible to participate in the DSW Rewards loyalty program as well as the DSW Shoe Lover program on Facebook which enables them to receive exclusive offers and giveaways, including chances to win free shoes on Facebook each Tuesday.
Spirit Halloween opens 1,050 locations across North America
Egg Harbor Township, N.J. — Spirit Halloween, the largest seasonal Halloween retailer in North America, has officially opened the doors of some 1,050 plus locations in the United States and Canada for the 2013 Halloween season. The company this year is celebrating its 30th anniversary.
Spirit stores provide one-stop shopping for everything from top costumes and decor, to accessories and party goods. The stores are feature a variety of interactive displays designed to entertain and — in tune with the season — thrill shoppers.
"For the past 30 years, we’ve led the way in Halloween trends and we’re excited to continue that tradition this year," said Steven Silverstein, President and CEO, Spirit Halloween. "Halloween enthusiasts will find anything and everything needed for the long weekend of celebrations this year. Spirit Halloween offers the widest variety of costume options and best products in the market."
Ikea to open its largest North America store, in Montreal
Burlington, Ontario — Ikea announced the completion of North America’s largest Ikea location, in Ville St. Laurent. Growing from 237,473 sq ft to 469,694 sq ft, the state-of-the-art Ikea Montreal will host a warehouse that is twice the size, doubling the amount of products available to take home at any time.
The new store will also offer customers 1407 parking spots, 600 seats in the restaurant, 48 cash lanes, 54 room settings and 2 full home settings.
"We are thrilled to be able to reward both our customers and coworkers with a world-class store." says Alain Cloutier, Ikea Montreal Store Manager. "The new store will offer a superior shopping experience; more in-store services and the larger warehouse will ensure that even our kitchen customers can take home their purchases the same day."