OshKosh opens at Wayside Commons Shopping Center
Burlington, Mass. KeyPoint Partners said that OshKosh B’gosh children’s store has opened at Wayside Commons shopping center in Burlington, Mass.
KeyPoint manages and markets the 196,000-sq.-ft. Wayside Commons.
Nordstrom opens at Santa Monica Place
Seattle Nordstrom on Friday opened the doors to its new 122,000-sq.-ft. store at Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, Calif.
Nordstrom at Santa Monica Place also offers services to enhance the shopping experience. These amenities include in-store alterations and tailor shop, certified bra and prosthesis fitters, and Personal Stylist — a complimentary wardrobe and shopping service. The store will also feature two food offerings: a Blue Stove restaurant and an espresso bar.
Jo-Ann Stores swings to profit; 50 new stores and 50 remodels on tap for next year
Hudson, Ohio Jo-Ann Stores on Wednesday swung to a second-quarter profit and raised its full-year outlook. The retailer earned $5.4 million in the quarter ended July 31, compared with a loss of $3.2 million in the year-earlier period.
Sales rose 4.7% to $439.3 million. Same-store sales rose 4.4%.
Darrell Webb, chairman and CEO stated, “Our results marked not only record earnings performance but also the first time in five years that we have generated positive earnings in the second quarter. These results were driven by better than expected performance from our new stores, significant sales lift from our remodels and successful new product assortments.”
Looking ahead to its next fiscal year, the company expects to open at least 50 new stores and remodel at least 50 stores.