Herberger’s Clearance Center to open in Maplewood, Minn.
York, Pa. — The Bon-Ton Stores plans to open a 27,000-sq.-ft. Herberger’s Clearance Center in Maplewood, Minn. The store is scheduled to open May 2014.
“We are pleased to announce the opening of our fourth free-standing clearance center,” said Brendan Hoffman, president and CEO.
Bon-Ton Stores operates 270 department stores in 25 states in the Northeast, Midwest and upper Great Plains under the Bon-Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers nameplates.
Modell’s to open 156th store
New York — Modell’s Sporting Goods will open a store in midtown Manhattan, near Madison Square Garden, on April 4.
The store is the retailer’s 156th location.
Mitchell Modell, CEO of Modell’s Sporting Goods stated: “We’re very excited to add our 156th location, in Midtown Manhattan on 34th & 7th. When the opportunity first came about, we just knew we couldn’t pass it up! We love how its unique location at Penn Plaza one block north of The Garden connects convenience and passion for residents, commuters, tourists and fans of all ages.”
Modell’s will continue its celebration on the weekend of April 11 and April 18 with player appearances, giveaways, ticket sweepstakes, and more!
Visa certifies VeriFone mobile payment terminals
San Jose, Calif. — VeriFone Systems announced today that five devices in its PAYware Mobile line of EMV- enabled mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) devices have been approved by the Visa Ready Program. The program is designed to ensure that devices, software and solutions used to initiate or accept Visa payments are compatible with Visa’s requirements.
By adopting PAYware Mobile devices that are Visa Ready approved, merchants enjoy the benefits of secure electronic payment acceptance from virtually any location.
“Mobile point-of-sale technology is enabling merchants of all sizes to accept card payments, and helping to displace cash and check payments globally,” said Bill Gajda, senior VP, innovation and strategic partnerships, Visa Inc. “Through the Visa Ready Program we are enabling payment solution providers like VeriFone to quickly deploy innovative solutions to initiate and accept Visa payments.”