Jared opens 200th store
Akron, Ohio — Jared The Galleria Of Jewelry officially opened its 200th location in Carle Place, N.Y., at the Carle Place Commons Center. The store includes a complementary refreshment area, a children’s play area and a full-service custom jewelry design and repair center, which will custom mount, clean and repair most jewelry.
"We are incredibly proud of the growth of the Jared brand, but even more gratified that our guests continue to value the selection and experience that can only be found at our stores," said Mark Light, president and chief executive officer, Sterling Jewelers Inc. "Our newest location reflects everything that makes Jared special, and we look forward to serving the Carle Place community and many more new areas as we continue to bring the Jared experience to customers nationwide."
New Whole Foods to open new midtown Manhattan store
New York — Whole Foods Market has inked a deal for a new location in the Bryant Park area of Manhattan – on Sixth Avenue between 41st and 42nd Streets.
A Wall Street Journal report, which cited unnamed sources, said that the grocer has agreed to take 10,000 sq. ft. on the ground floor and 22,000 sq. ft. on the second floor at 1095 Sixth Ave., a building owned by a Blackstone Group fund.
Bovet watchmaker to open midtown Manhattan flagship
New York — Swiss watchmaker Bovet 1822 will open a New York City flagship, just its fourth boutique in the world.
The 50 Central Park South store in the heart of midtown Manhattan is in the base of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel. The classic yet modern space incorporates walnut furniture lined with suede.