Teavana, Ecco and Henri Hubert open at Westfield San Francisco Centre, Tiffany on deck
San Francisco — Westfield announced that Tiffany will open on level 1 of the center, next to Bloomingdale’s, in fall 2012.
The luxury jewelry will join just-opened tea purveyor Teavana, Danish footwear retailer Ecco and men’s apparel store Henri Hubert San Francisco.
Chocolate house Ghirardelli will open a new store — Chirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop — in April, and Marbles: The Brain Store will open in the summer.
Francesca’s Collection is under construction.
Located in the heart of San Francisco near Union Square and cultural attractions, Westfield San Francisco Centre is home to Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s and over 200 shops, restaurants, and cafes, as well as San Francisco’s largest day spa and a Century Theatres.
Upscale outlet mall planned for St. Louis
Chesterfield, Mo. — Bloomington Hills, Mich.-based mall owner Taubman said Thursday that it has broken ground on a high-end outlet mall in Chesterfield, Mo., in suburban St. Louis.
Taubman Prestige Outlets Chesterfield is slated to open in fall 2013 and will feature 450,000 sq. ft. of retail space with more than 100 stores, an open-air design, dog-friendly grounds, access to a levee-fitness trail and a food court.
“Over the last year we’ve garnered all required approvals, from City, County and State agencies, to the Monarch-Chesterfield Levee District, FEMA and the Army Corps of Engineers and we are pleased to have these specific approvals required for groundbreaking,” said William Taubman, COO.
Costco announces new locations
Issaquah, Wash. — Costco Wholesale Club said it plans to open up to an additional eight warehouses prior to the end of its fiscal year on September 2, 2012.
Costco currently operates 601 warehouses, including 434 in the United States and Puerto Rico, 82 in Canada, 32 in Mexico, 22 in the United Kingdom, 13 in Japan, eight in Taiwan, seven in Korea and three in Australia.