Pandora opens at The Mercato
Naples, Fla. The Lutgert Cos. said that fashion jeweler Pandora celebrated its grand opening at The Mercato in Naples, Fla.
Pandora is a locally owned franchise retailer offering jewelry and fashion accessories. Its Mercato store is 1,000 sq. ft.
The Mercato is a lifestyle community on 53 acres that, when complete, will provide 330,000 sq. ft. of Main Street retail and restaurants, 140,000 sq. ft. of office space as well as condominium living.
The project is a joint venture of The Lutgert Cos. and the Barron Collier Cos.
Office Depot, Tony Stewart encourage fans to ‘show their 14’
Boca Raton, Fla. Office Depot has teamed up with NASCAR champion Tony Stewart for the new Office Depot “Show Us Your 14” online photo contest.
Now through August 31, fans can go to OfficeDepotRacing.com and upload photos demonstrating their support for Stewart and the No. 14 Office Depot/Old Spice team.
The Grand Prize package includes an HP TouchSmart Desktop Computer, HP Mini Notebook computer, HP Photosmart Premium Fax All-in-One Printer, HP printer/photo ink packs and HP Premium Plus Photo Paper. Plus, everyone who enters the “Show Us Your 14” online photo contest will receive an Office Depot coupon for 14% off their next qualifying purchase.
“It’s great to have so many loyal fans supporting me and the No. 14 Office Depot/Old Spice team every weekend,” said Stewart, who has taken on the role of driver/team owner with Stewart-Haas Racing in 2009 and is judging the contest. “NASCAR fans are the most passionate fans in all of sports, and I can’t wait to see all the creative ways people incorporate the number 14 into their lives. I think I’m going to see some very imaginative stuff!”
In addition to the Grand Prize winner, a first prize and second prize winner will receive a terrific HP prize package including a selection of notebook computers, All-in-One printers, photo ink and a host of other HP products.
New stores set to open this month
It promises to be a busy month for Target, as the company is scheduled to open a total of 25 stores on July 22, including five units in Pennsylvania and three in New York. The Pennsylvania stores are located in Allentown, Philadelphia, Reading, Easton and Pottstown. In New York, two stores are slated to open in Rochester with the third store located in The Bronx. Three other states will receive two stores apiece including Texas, Florida, California and West Virginia. States with one new store opening include Michigan, Wisconsin, Hawaii, Connecticut, Virginia, Iowa, New Hampshire, Louisiana, and Nevada. Target typically opens stores in three groups throughout the year, generally in March, July and October. This year’s group of March openings consisted of 27 stores. In October, another 25 stores are scheduled to open.