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.
Jersey Mikes’ to open at Levee District at East Peoria
Peoria, Ill. — A New Jersey Mike’s Subs will open this summer at The Levee District at East Peoria, in Peoria, Ill.
The 1,500-sq.-ft. location will be the company’s third to open in Central Illinois, joining locations in Springfield and Champaign.
Family Dental Care of East Peoria will also debut a new practice, slated to open July 31. Tequila’s Mexican Bar & Grill and GNC are open for business at The Levee District and grand opening plans are underway for Ross Dress for Less, Potbelly Sandwich Shop and Red Robin.
The Levee District, developed by Cullinan Properties, encompasses over 86 acres that, when complete, will include 500,000 sq. ft. of retail and restaurant space, as well as office, hotel and civic components.