Posts tagged shopping

Open on Thanksgiving? ‘Over my dead body,’ Erie merchant says

   November 26, 2013 12:02 pm    0

It’s not lost on local merchants that national retailers plan to get a head start on the holiday shopping season by opening as early as 6 a.m. Thanksgiving Day. It’s fair to say most of them aren’t impressed. “I think it’s terrible,” said Vivian Pietrzak, owner of Serendipity Emporium in Waterford. “Never, never will I…


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New stores coming to Millcreek Mall

   October 10, 2013 12:28 pm    0

The Millcreek Mall has announced the addition of two new stores coming next year to the Millcreek Pavilion, located west of the mall along Interstate 79. Carter’s and Five Below will both be moving into vacant space near Gander Mountain. Carter’s, which bills itself as the leading brand of children’s clothing, gifts and accessories, is…


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Bargain shopping at the Vatican’s duty-free department store

   December 24, 2012 9:13 am    0

Anyone left on your Christmas list just aching for a 65-inch Samsung 3D flat-screen television? Just your luck. The Vatican’s duty-free department store has one on sale for (euro) 2,899 ($3,840) — a nifty savings over the (euro) 3,799 ($5,032) it costs at Italy’s main electronics chain Euronics. Or how about some new luggage for…


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New shoe store headed for Millcreek Plaza

   May 15, 2012 9:27 am    0

A new shoe store is headed for the Millcreek Plaza, next door to Ollie’s Bargain Outlet. Shoe Carnival, which has locations in Butler and Niles, Ohio, is expected to open July 1 in the space that had been leased to Factory Card & Party Outlet. The store, which touts itself as having a wide assortment…


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Summit Township Kohl’s to show off new look

   May 2, 2012 11:38 am    0

The Kohl’s store on Keystone Drive in Summit Township will unveil a new look and some extensive renovations a week from today. The Wisconsin-based chain is calling the May 9 ribbon-cutting ceremony a grand-reopening, but the store never actually closed. While customers continued to shop as normal, work crews have updated fitting rooms and lounges,…


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Citi Trends comes to Erie

   October 1, 2010 2:22 pm    0

Citi Trends, a Georgia-based retailer, has opened a new store at 2026 Broad St. in the Erie Plaza Shopping Center. Citi Trends, which operates more than 440 stores in 26 states, describes itself as a value-priced retailer, offering a wide selection of urban brand and fashion clothing in juniors, plus-size, men, boys, girls and children’s…


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Parent company of Grove City outlet mall sold

   December 8, 2009 11:25 am    0

The parent company of Prime Outlets in Grove City, one of the nation’s largest outlet malls, has been sold to Simon Property Group Inc. The Indianapolis-based Simon, the nation’s No. 1 mall operator, purchased Prime’s 22 malls in a deal worth $2.35 billion. According to a Reuters report, Simon paid $700 million in cash and…


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Millcreek Mall makes top 10 list

   November 20, 2009 9:49 am    0

Digital City, which describes itself as a lifestyle network, has picked its top 10 biggest and best malls in the country and the Millcreek Mall is on the list. The mall, owned by the Youngstown-based Cafaro co., comes in at fourth on the list. A brief section of the article touts the local mall for…


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