Thierry Robotin opens first U.S. boutique
New York City Prudential Douglas Elliman’s retail leasing, marketing and sales division announced that French footwear designer Thierry Robotin has leased space at 1138 Third Avenue in Manhattan.
The distinctive location along Third Avenue, between East 66th and 67th Streets, is home to noted retailers from around the world and is considered one of the Upper East Side’s most dynamic shopping corridors. It is the retailer’s first U.S. location.
Report: Fresh & Easy set for major Northern California push
New York City Fresh & Easy, the U.S. arm of British grocery giant Tesco, is preparing for major expansion in the Northern California market, the Financial Times reported.
According to the report, Tesco is purchasing store sites and building a distribution center to support Northern California expansion, despite saying in April it had put plans to increase its presence in that region on hold.
Fresh & Easy currently operates about 125 stores in Arizona, California and Nevada, including about 50 locations in Northern California.
L.L. Bean announces Home store opening
Freeport, Maine L.L. Bean celebrates the grand opening of its new Home store in Freeport, Maine, on Sept. 12-13.
The store is designed with an old-time general store feel and features unique lighting, tin ceilings and custom fixtures made from locally reclaimed and recycled materials.