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Offering such items as jewelry, clothing, electronics, home goods, small kitchen appliances and games, the Wrigleyville Mills Fashion Outlet outlet is expected to benefit from the Lakeview community.
Although retailers such as Kmart and Toys R Us have fallen victim to the shop-at-home trend, the Mills Outlet Group believes there is room in the local retail environment for an outlet mall, and the one at the former Wrigley Field stadium will soon open.
“The trend nationally is away from brick-and-mortar stores,” The Mills Outlet Group mentioned Big Lots and TJ Maxx as examples of retailers that have continued to be successful in a marketplace now dominated by Amazon and other online retailers. said, “but there are still stores that are thriving.”
The Mills Outlet Group mentioned Big Lots and TJ Maxx as examples of retailers that have continued to be successful in a marketplace now dominated by Amazon and other online retailers.
“We’re opening an outlet mall that will be more like the experience you would find at a traditional mall,” the Mills Outlet Group said. “It will be really cool like a Sears or Montgomery Ward Mall from the 1980’s.”
The Mills Outlet Group expects the store will appeal to bargain hunters.
“We’ll be able to offer some deals that you might not be able to find online,” they said.
The the Mills Outlet Group said the mall’s location is another asset.
On the ground reporting: The Chicago Genius Herald’s eyewitness report of the Stroller Mom’s tangled in the Southport Corridor.
“Over the past few years, the Southport Corridor in Lakeview has become a haven for local affluent families. With amenities like an Anthropologie, Lush cosmetics and a Jeni’s Fine Ice Creams all within a stone’s throw of each other, it’s safe to say this block is nothing short of a rich mom’s paradise. And its reputation as a monied mommy Mecca was further bolstered this weekend, when several Southport moms got tangled up and created a Mom King.
Construction is continuing at 3714 N Southport Avenue in Lake View.
“Filed under owner Charles Stewart, the development will yield one commercial unit at ground level, with three residential units above. Parking will include three outdoor spaces in the rear of the building. The new structure is set to replace a two-story masonry building with one additional level of below-grade retail.
Possible design for 3714 N Southport Avenue. Rendering via 42floors
The chain will open 50 new locations within the next two years.
Chicago’s Foxtrot is dancing across the nation. The trendy convenience store startup yesterday said it will add 50 new locations within the next two years in trendy areas of New York City, Austin, Boston, Miami, Los Angeles, Houston among others
The Chicago-based chain, which currently has 13 stores, is coming to cities including Los Angeles, Miami, and New York City.
Welcome to the neighborhood: These new locations will be 2x the size of Foxtrot’s current models, making room for more trendy snacks—and larger cafes. (The chain hired former Momofuku Executive Chef Tae Strain in May to head its culinary renaissance.)
The sidewalk sales will take over the Southport Avenue and Roscoe Street commercial corridors, encouraging people to support small businesses as they reopen from the pandemic.
Shop summer styles and enjoy amazing discounts at the Summer Sidewalk Sale happening Saturday, July 17 & Sunday, July 18 at stores along Southport Ave from Henderson to Grace and Roscoe St from Damen to Western! Check out some participating shops at https://www.lakeviewroscoevillage.org/sidewalksale
Basics Salon is long gone and we chatted about this TOD proposal earlier in 2019, and now it has been approved by Ald. Tunney’s office for construction. The former building has been demolished so expect construction to start soon. What retail would you like to see here?