Simon says it won’t defy state-at-home orders in reopening malls, calls speculation it might ‘very offensive’
A company official said it’s “preposterous” to think the company would reopen its malls, especially those in its home state, while stay-at-home orders are still in place.Read More
Godiva said the pandemic caused customer traffic to decline at its brick-and-mortar stores, though it will continue to sell its products both online and through third-party retail stores.
This will be the fourth Indianapolis-area location for the fast-casual burger chain, though none have yet opened.
Up to now, the business has primarily served architects and designers in bigger markets. Also this week: Lou Malnati’s, Dave & Busters, Godiva Chocolatier, Nesso, Jiffy Lube.
At least three Victoria’s Secret stores at some of the area’s largest shopping malls have closed permanently as part of the parent firm’s plan to eliminate 251 stores in North America this year.
Louis Vuitton is ranked as the world’s most valuable luxury brand, with a value of $47.2 billion, topping Chanel, Hermes, Gucci, Rolex and others.
Lucky said it plans to close 13 stores and could shutter more during the bankruptcy process.
Retail chain Papyrus is closing all 254 stores in the United States and Canada, the parent company’s chief executive said Tuesday.
The Indianapolis-based mall owner had sued Starbucks, attempting to stop the coffee giant from closing dozens of Teavana locations at its properties.
The company said Wednesday that it wants to shift focus to its growing brands Old Navy and Athleta while jettisoning hundreds of stores under the Gap and Banana Republic flags.
Four of Teavana’s 379 locations—which will all shut down over the coming year—are in Indianapolis-area malls.
The additions to the food court will include a concept from Cafe Patachou founder Martha Hoover.
The arrivals and expansions follow a busy year for the upscale north-side mall, which saw plenty of activity in 2016.
The future of malls looks quite bright despite the rise of online shopping.
An online petition drive launched by employees of stores in Simon properties urges the company to rethink a decision to open its malls at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving. One petition so far has gathered nearly 18,000 signatures.
Tesla Motors Inc. is eyeing space in the Fashion Mall at Keystone and is seeking a zoning variance to sell cars there and to install charging stations within the parking garage.