Nordstrom to open two Nordstrom Rack stores
Seattle – Nordstrom plans to open a Nordstrom Rack store at Harbison Court in Columbia, S.C., and another at West Towne Crossing in West Towne, Wis. The approximately 34,000-sq.-ft. Columbia store and 30,750-sq.-ft. West Towne store are both scheduled to open in fall 2014.
When it opens, the Harbison Court Nordstrom Rack will be the company’s second location in South Carolina, following the recently announced location in Greenville that will also open in fall 2014.
The West Towne store will be the second Nordstrom Rack in Wisconsin following the opening of a store at the Mayfair Collection in Wauwatosa in spring 2014.
Macy’s opens pop-up NFL Super Bowl Shop in Herald Square
New York – Macy’s opened the exclusive NFL Shop at Super Bowl on the fourth floor of its flagship Herald Square in New York City on Sunday, Jan. 19. Macy’s will keep the 36,000-sq.-ft. space open through Tuesday, Feb. 4.
The shop will feature a Custom Zone to personalize Super Bowl apparel and accessories along with AFC and NFC zones featuring the caps, tees, hoodies, jerseys, and jackets from the championship and all 32 teams. Other special features include fan experiences, player appearances, video presentations, team trivia, an art show, a sports memorabilia auction and appraisal fair, and a countdown clock to Super Sunday on Feb. 2.
“With a kick-off position at the start of Super Bowl Boulevard, Macy’s Herald Square is a key player in the celebration of this historic Super Bowl game,” said Martine Reardon, chief marketing officer of Macy’s. “We are extremely excited to create a unique retail environment within our iconic store that salutes the game, the host cities and, most importantly, the fans.”
Krispy Kreme plans Southern California expansion
Winston-Salem, N.C. – Krispy Kreme has signed a development agreement with existing franchisee Great Circle Family Foods, LLC, to develop 20 new doughnut shops in Southern California during the next seven years. A Krispy Kreme franchise partner since 1998, Great Circle Family Foods currently operates 11 Krispy Kreme shops in Southern California.
The planned shops are expected to feature Krispy Kreme’s new small factory design, including a drive-thru.