Urban Outfitters set to unveil new concept, Space Ninety 8
New York — Urban Outfitters will unveil a new concept, Space Ninety 8, on April 4, in the hip Willliamsburg section of Brooklyn, N.Y.
The five-level space is located in a renovated warehouse and has an industrial look, complete with exposed ceilings and brick walls. The basement will house a rotating series of pop-ups, while the first floor will showcase independent designers and vendors, according to the Village Voice. The first floor will also be home to a vintage shop, called Urban Renewal.
The second and third floors will feature Urban Outfitters’ men’s and women’s collections, along with home goods. The third floor will also feature an East Coast outpost of trendy Los Angeles restaurant Gorbals (by former Top Chef winner Ilan Hall).
The fourth level will feature an outdoor extension of the restaurant and bar space, the report said.
Herberger’s Clearance Center to open in Maplewood, Minn.
York, Pa. — The Bon-Ton Stores plans to open a 27,000-sq.-ft. Herberger’s Clearance Center in Maplewood, Minn. The store is scheduled to open May 2014.
“We are pleased to announce the opening of our fourth free-standing clearance center,” said Brendan Hoffman, president and CEO.
Bon-Ton Stores operates 270 department stores in 25 states in the Northeast, Midwest and upper Great Plains under the Bon-Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers nameplates.
Modell’s to open 156th store
New York — Modell’s Sporting Goods will open a store in midtown Manhattan, near Madison Square Garden, on April 4.
The store is the retailer’s 156th location.
Mitchell Modell, CEO of Modell’s Sporting Goods stated: “We’re very excited to add our 156th location, in Midtown Manhattan on 34th & 7th. When the opportunity first came about, we just knew we couldn’t pass it up! We love how its unique location at Penn Plaza one block north of The Garden connects convenience and passion for residents, commuters, tourists and fans of all ages.”
Modell’s will continue its celebration on the weekend of April 11 and April 18 with player appearances, giveaways, ticket sweepstakes, and more!