Ross Stores set to open 1,000th store
Pleasanton, Calif. — Off-price retailer Ross Stores will celebrate the opening of its 1000th Ross Dress for Less store, in North Pleasant Hill, Calif., on July 16.
The new store is Ross’ 50th location in the Bay Area. The company operates more than 1000 Ross Dress for Less and dd’s Discounts locations.
Tourneau opens Manhattan flagship
New York City — Tourneau opened a new concept store in Manhattan. The 3,135-sq.-ft. space offers a dramatic departure from traditional jewelry and watch stores in that it does not have counters. Instead, it features a series of long tables in the main showroom that can be approached from all sides.
Tourneau employees, equipped with iPads in hand, unlock the cases when customers want to look at a watch.
The new store was created by San Francisco-based architecture firm Eight Inc., which has also worked on the Apple stores.
Aldi to open first New Hampshire location
Boston — WS Development announced that Aldi will open a new store at Stateline Shopping Center, located in Salem, N.H.
The new store, the grocer’s first in the state, will join a newly opened Lowe’s anchor, as well as Sovereign Bank and NAMCO at the recently redeveloped 232,000-sq.-ft. shopping center.