Teva opens first retail store
Goleta, Calif. — Teva has opened its first retail location, at Orlando Premium Outlets, in Orlando, Fla. The store features footwear for travel and everyday adventure, from sandals and trail shoes to sneakers, boots, and water shoes.
In line with the brand’s commitment to the outdoor lifestyle, the space blends a modern design with natural materials and provides an immersive experience with an outdoors aesthetic. The interior includes interactive displays and areas dedicated to customer gatherings. Consumer stories are integrated throughout the space to share inspiration from Teva’s brand promise of "Live Better Stories.”
Upcoming events will include video screenings, outdoor excursions, and workshops, all centered on the inspiration to find adventure in everyday life.
The project was a collaborative effort by Teva’s brand team and Huen, Portland, Ore.
"Our goal is to have the store act as a platform for sharing the Teva lifestyle," said Jason Bertoli, retail marketing manager, Teva, a division of Deckers Outdoor Corp. "This includes having customers share their stories with us, but is also about using the retail store as a catalyst for outdoor adventure. This comes to life in-store with staff recommendations, suggested local activities, organized excursions, and other engaging events, all with the goal of making adventure as accessible as possible for the community and Teva fans that visit Orlando from around the world."
Teva is a division of Deckers Outdoor Corp.
Report: Urban Outfitters to build lifestyle village concept in Philly suburb
New York — Urban Outfitters has purchased 6.5 acres in the Philadelphia suburb of Devon, Pa., on which is plans to build a lifestyle shopping village concept, according to Racked Philly.
The report said that the retailer plans to build a Terrain garden center, an Anthropologie, a boutique hotel, two restaurants, and a specialty foods market, along with such other possibilities as a health/spa facility.
Stater Bros. VP of real estate passes away
San Bernardino, Calif. — Stater Bros. Markets announced that its VP of real estate, Mike Slaton, died suddenly on Sept. 28.
As a tribute to Slaton, the new 44,000 sq. ft. Stater Bros. supermarket, which opened last week in Redlands, Calif., will be dedicated in his honor.
“Mike was a very loyal and committed member of the Stater Bros. Family and started his career with Stater Bros. as a Courtesy Clerk in Redlands, California when he was 16 years old. His contributions to our company were immeasurable and he will be deeply missed by all who knew him,” stated Chairman and CEO Jack H. Brown.
The family has requested donations in Slaton’s honor be made to Stater Bros. Charities and a scholarship fund will be set up in his name at California State University, San Bernardino, his alma mater. Please send checks to Stater Bros. Charities, P. O. Box 150, San Bernardino, California, 92402.