Macy’s plans new store in Puerto Rico
CINCINNATI— Macy’s plans to open its second store in Puerto Rico in fall 2015.
The two-level, 150,000-sq.-ft. store will be located in the Plaza Del Caribe mall in Ponce. Construction is slated to begin next year and the store is expected to employ 275 associates.
“We look forward to the opportunity to serve the large and dynamic market in southern, central and western Puerto Rico with the distinctive fashion, great value and exciting shopping experience for which Macy’s is well known,” said Peter Sachse, Macy’s chief stores officer.
Macy’s opened its first Puerto Rico store in San Juan in 2000.
PBteen to make SoCal debut
San Francisco — Parent company Williams-Sonoma said that its PBteen banner will open its first store in southern California, at The Oaks Mall in Thousand Oaks on Saturday, June 1.
The store will be anchored around a PBteen Design Lab, where teens and their parents can engage with the brand and its products by digitally creating a personalized room on a computer monitor. Using drag and drop technology, teens can experiment with different room configurations and color combinations and see it come to life on a television screen overhead.
In addition, onsite design specialists will be available to help teens choose patterns and styles, and products available at PBteen.com can be ordered through the store and shipped directly to the customer.
Amore opens at SkyView Center
Queens, N.Y. — South Korean skin care brand Amore has opened a 1,600-sq.-ft. store at The Shops at SkyView Center. The new store, which grand-opened on May 24, is located on Level B and joins Restoration Hardware Outlet, Target, Carter’s, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Marshall’s, Old Navy, Bed Bath & Beyond and Best Buy, among others.
The Shops at SkyView Center is a mixed-use, multi-level shopping destination featuring a broad assortment of retail, entertainment, grocery and over 30,000 sq. ft. of full-service dining restaurants. Above The Shops is Sky View Parc luxury condominium towers. The development is owned by Onex Real Estate Partners.