Victoria’s Secret opens at JFK
New York City Airport retailer Hudson Group said Tuesday it has opened a Victoria’s Secret travel concept store at New York’s JFK International Airport, terminal 4.
The 641-sq.-ft. shop is located pre-security, and is currently Victoria’s Secret’s only travel concept store at an airport in the United States.
The store features merchandise targeted to the traveling consumer.
Victoria’s Secret is currently available only in select duty-free global locations outside of the United States. The first Victoria’s Secret duty-free airport location was launched in partnership with Dufry in Brazil, the second in Argentina. The JFK Terminal 4 store is the third in the series, and the first duty-paid entry.
Three additional stores are planned for the coming months: one in Dubai, and two in partnership with Dufry in Barbados and in Mexico City International Airport.
GGP malls partner with Pepsi for teen promotion
Chicago The Scene will once again roll out at select General Growth malls, offering teens a series of free events that include exhibitions, interactive games, retailer discounts, performances and prizes.
Ten malls are hosting the Pepsi-sponsored single-day summer event, which concludes at the final mall on Sept. 12.
Creme de la Creme opens at Arboretum of South Barrington
South Barrington, Ill. Childhood learning provider Creme de la Creme said it will host a public opening on Aug. 1 and Aug. 2 at its new location in The Arboretum of South Barrington, a 600,000-sq.-ft. town center in South Barrington, Ill.
The 21,000-sq. ft. Creme de la Creme space can accommodate approximately 300 children. It is the company’s sixth campus in the Chicago area, but the first in a lifestyle center.
Newly opened at The Arboretum of South Barrington are Nozumi Japanese Cuisine, which opened in 6,836 sq. ft. in late June, and Amazing Gracie’s Children’s Shoppe, recently opened in a 1,586 -sq. -ft. space.
The Arboretum opened in Sept. 2008, anchored by L.L. Bean’s first Midwest outdoor gear and apparel store; the country’s first Village Roadshow Gold Class Cinemas, a luxury cinema experience and new way to go to the movies; and Pinstripes, Chicago’s own bowling, bocce and bistro concept.
The center is a joint venture between The Jaffe Cos. in Northbrook, Ill., and RREEF Alternative Investments, based in New York City.