Nordstrom Rack to open in new center in El Paso, Texas
Seattle — Nordstrom said it will open a Nordstrom Rack at The Fountains at Farah, a new power and lifestyle shopping center in El Paso, Texas. The store will be approximately 35,000 sq. ft. and is scheduled to open in fall 2013.
The Fountains at Farah, with over 600,000 sq. ft. of retail and restaurant space, is being developed and managed by Centergy Retail LLC, Dallas.
Nordstrom also announced plans to open a Nordstrom Rack at Northgate Mall in Seattle. The approximately 41,000-sq-ft, store is scheduled to open later this fall. It will be the retailer’s sixth Rack location in its home territory.
The Children’s Place to open in Arab Gulf States
Secaucus, N.J. — The Children’s Place announced that it has signed a 10-year franchise agreement with Apparel Group to open stores in the Arab Gulf States of United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman. The first stores are scheduled to open in the UAE in September in Dubai and Sharjah.
“The Middle East retail landscape is very well developed and has high potential for our brand. We look forward to working with Apparel Group, which has a proven track record of launching and operating international brands,” said Jane Elfers, president and CEO.
Report: Izod in-store shops coming to J.C. Penney
New York — PVH Corp. will open 600 Izod shops inside J.C. Penney department stores in September, Women’s Wear Daily reported.
The new in-store-shops will range from 600 sq. ft. to 1,000 sq. ft. in size.