Monday, January 7, 2013
Parisian and Younkers department stores in Metro Detroit will be renamed Carson's by Jan. 31, 2013.
Adieu, Parisian. Bonjour, Carson’s. By this time next month, Parisian stores in Southeast Michigan, including the anchor store in The Mall at Partridge Creek in Clinton Township, will have a new name. Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., the corporate owner of Parisian and Younkers, announced Wednesday that it plans to rename its four Metro Detroit stores Carson’s, officially Carson Pirie Scott, by Jan. 31, 2013. “We believe the conversion will be seamless for our customers, as we are merely changing the store nameplate to Carson’s,” wrote Brendan Hoffman, president and chief executive officer, in a letter to store associates. “Our Parisian customers in the Detroit area will find our outstanding merchandise offerings and our commitment to providing …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
The upscale women's clothing store is scheduled to open in The Mall at Partridge Creek in March 2013.
The doors won't open until March, but White House | Black Market isn't wasting any time in hiring a sales team to staff its new store at The Mall at Partridge Creek. An upscale retailer of women's fashions, WHBM sells clothing and accessories in its namesake colors of black and white. Hiring for nearly all store positions, the WHBM job's site has posted openings for part-time sales associates, part-time support associates (stock), assistant store manager and store manager. To be considered, applicants must be 18 years or older and have the equivalent of a high school diploma. The managerial positions require at least two years previous retail experience. Applications are available online at http://jobs.chicos.com/detroit/white-house-black-…
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Here are some of our favorite spots to stop while navigating the maze of shopping centers along Hall Road during the holidays. Tell us your favorites, too.
It’s the day after Thanksgiving, possibly even midnight. You find yourself in the vicinity of Hall Road and some shopping center. You are hungry, thirsty, tired, or all of the above. We've been there. Here are some of our picks of where to go to get grub at any hour. What are your favorite Hall Road shopping pit stops? Tell us in comments! 24 hour/Late Night Coffee buzz Quick Bites Sit Down Off the Beaten Path To get a break from the Hall Road crowds, try these off the beaten the path spots. Cheers! You made it. Time to celebrate your deals, or drown your spending sorrows. Either way, try these watering holes.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. For grandparents, that number might be a little higher.
Here's the first thing you need to know about holiday shopping for grandparents: We just can't get enough pictures of our grandchildren. Whether they're printed on Kodak paper or popped in as wallpaper on our iPad screens, grandparents love, love, love looking at those precious faces. Here are a few ideas to get you thinking in the right direction: These are available on-line through sites like Snapfish.com, or you can order them when you take your digital images or film to Walgreen's, CVS, Rite Aid, or wherever you order prints. My personal favorite is a 4x6 album that fits into my purse. (Go ahead, ask me about my grandchildren.) Help the kids make a frame using a craft-store kit, or simple materials like heavy cardboard or Popsicle …
Sunday, April 1, 2012
Chesterfield Township has a Best Buy store, but the list of closures has not been released.
Sunday, April 1, 2012
Best Buy executives may be giving up on some of their big-box stores, according to a Wall St. Journal report this week. The Minnesota-based electronics chain said it would close 50 Best Buy stores. At this time, however, the list of stores to close isn't known. Chesterfield Township has a Best Buy store on Waterside Drive. Other Best Buy stores that are nearby include one on Gratiot in Roseville and another on Utica Park Boulevard in Utica. "I am not satisfied with the pace or degree of change we have made up to this point," Chief Executive Brian Dunn said in a conference call with analysts, adding, "We are evolving our retail store strategy. We are increasing our points of presence while decreasing our overall square footage." Best Buy …
Saturday, March 31, 2012
From 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Meijer will host a variety of in-store sampling events to showcase Easter brunch and dinner ideas, as well as seasonal crafts.
Free samples, anyone? From 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, every Meijer store in the state will host a "Taste of Spring," a series of in-store sampling events to help customers plan their Easter festivities. The sampling stations will showcase a variety of Easter brunch and dinner ideas as well as seasonal decor, such as Easter baskets and other crafts. Stations will include: Easter is April 8. Locally, you can find Meijer stores at:
Friday, January 27, 2012
Menards, which has 250 stores across the Midwest, plans to open in summer on Hall Road, according to multiple community officials.
Local residents who love sprucing up their homes may have another shopping option by fall in Chesterfield Township. Township Supervisor Michael Lovelock said plans are set for Menards, a Midwest home improvement retailer, to develop a store this summer on vacant land between Walmart Supercenter and I-94 on the north side of Hall Road. The company has submitted site plans to the township, which have been approved, and now they are in the engineering phase, township Planning Director Janice Giese said this week. Since there's already a retention pond nearby the proposed store, the infrastructure should accommodate the development, Chesterfield Building Director Shawn Shortt said. Despite site plan approval, Menards representatives are …