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LAST CALL: Retail Store of the Year Design Competition

BY Marianne Wilson

New York — The deadline for Chain Store Age’s 31st annual Retail Store of the Year Design Competition is Tuesday, January 8, 2013. Entries may be submitted electronically (click here for entry form).

If you need a couple of extra days, please contact Chain Store Age editor Marianne Wilson at [email protected].

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Cincinnati — Macy’s on Thursday announced what it described as “normal-course adjustments” to its portfolio of Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s stores that include shuttering six locations (all in early spring 2013) and opening nine others.

“We remain committed to operating a successful and growing stores business as part of our company’s Omnichannel strategy for serving customers wherever, whenever and however they prefer to shop,” said Karen M. Hoguet, CFO, Macy’s. “This leads us to open new stores where we see the opportunity to fill gaps in important markets, as well as to make the tough decision to selectively close underperforming stores that no longer meet our performance requirements or where leases are not being renewed.”

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As previously announced, nine new and replacement Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s stores are currently planned and/or under construction. New Macy’s stores will be opening in Mall of Victor Valley, Victorville, Calif. (to open spring 2013); Gurnee Mills, Gurnee, Ill.; Mall at Bay Plaza, The Bronx, N.Y. (fall 2014); University Town Center, Sarasota, Fla. (fall 2014); and Shops at Summerlin, Las Vegas, (fall 2014).

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A new Bloomingdale’s Outlet store will open in fall 2013 in Fashion Outlets Chicago, now under construction in Rosemont, Ill. The new location will bring to 13 the total number of Bloomingdale’s Outlets, a new concept launched in fall 2010. Four were opened in 2010, with another three added in 2011 and five added in 2012.

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