Chicago — Aritzia, a women’s fashion boutique retailer based in Vancouver, plans to open a flagship store on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, bucking a trend of retailers leaving the famous stretch of North Michigan Avenue. The Magnificent Mile spans 13 city blocks in downtown Chicago and houses 460 stores, 275 restaurants and 60 hotels. The retailer, which sells apparel under brands such as Wilfred, Babaton and TNA, will occupy a 46,000-square-foot space at 555 N. Michigan Ave. in 2023. The location formerly housed Gap’s three-story flagship store before the retailer closed …
New York City — Läderach – chocolatier suisse has signed lease agreements with Simon to open 15 new premium chocolate stores from coast-to-coast starting in the beginning of August through September. Each store will feature more than 85 varieties of fresh artisanal chocolate directly from Switzerland. Läderach currently has more than 100 stores worldwide. Each store will feature more than 85 varieties of fresh artisanal chocolate directly from Switzerland to be experienced with the five senses (sight, sound, touch, scent, and taste). The stores will also include a dedicated FrischSchoggi™ …
Stamford, Conn. — vineyard vines, the lifestyle apparel brand best known for its smiling pink whale logo, debuts a new store at the Aventura Mall, a premier lifestyle shopping center in Miami-Dade County.
Miami — McKenzie, a boutique design, build and custom fabrication firm in Miami’s industrial Allapattah neighborhood, recently completed the design and construction of the first Genuine Pizza, marking the rebranded launch of Harry’s Pizzeria, Michael Schwartz’s original and highly-successful pizza concept.
Miami — Located at Aventura Mall in Aventura, Fla., the Prada store was completed to the retailer’s high specifications in only 32 days.
Springfield, NJ — Luxury watch leader TAG Heuer plans to open its second North American flagship boutique this month at Aventura Mall in Aventura, Fla.