Select Macy’s locations begin 24-hour Christmas push
New York -Macy’s Inc. said Monday that 14 of its stores, including Herald Square and Queens Center in New York, will remain open 24-hours-a-day until Christmas.
The extended hours begin on Tuesday, Dec. 21.
The stores, which are located in New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Virginia, Michigan and Minnesota, will be joined by another slate of nine stores that will stay open until 2 a.m., located in New York, New Jersey, California and Massachusetts.
REI to open in Olympia, Wash.
Seattle -REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) will to open a new store in Olympia, Wash. in the spring of 2011.
The two-story, 25,000 square-foot store will be located off Cooper Point Road at Westfield Capital Shopping Mall.
“REI looks forward to extending our roots further south in Puget Sound with the new store in Olympia,” said Kevin Golic, REI’s retail director for the Washington Alaska district.
Dollar General considering new DC in Alabama
New York -Dollar General is considering a plan to build a $60 million distribution center in Bessemer that could create up to 650 jobs, the Birmingham Business Journal reported.
The new facility would be the 10th distribution center for Dollar General (NYSE: DG), according to Tawn Earnest, senior director of corporate communications for the company. The company is seeking incentives from local governments for the project.