Tommy Bahama has dropped anchor in Manhattan, opening a 13,000-sq.-ft. flagship on Fifth Avenue. It’s the island-inspired brand’s first store in the Big Apple, and also its biggest location to date, with 5,000 sq. ft. of retail, along with a 1,300-sq.-ft. bar on the first floor, and 6,700-sq.-ft.
Burton Snowboard's newly renovated SoHo flagship serves as a showcase for the brand's homey New England image. Featured elements include a vintage chairlift, a wood cabin made from reclaimed timbers and a snowboard fabrication press.
Value fashion retailer Primark’s new flagship on Oxford St. (at Tottenham Court Rd.) spans some 82,300 sq. ft. over four floors. Designed by Dalziel & Pow, London, the store has a bold, modern look, complete with a faux tube station, a massive LED screen and colorful graphics.
Kohl’s Department Stores opened 12 new stores nationwide in September, all featuring the chain’s updated store design. Eleven of the stores are smaller format locations, with some 64,000 sq. ft. or less of retail space.
Spice maker McCormick & Company has opened its first retail destination, McCormick’s World of Flavor, in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor area. Designed as a brand showcase, the store houses McCormick's full range of flavorings, seasonings and other products, including its Old Bay and Grill Mates lines.
The West Coast is getting its first taste of Uniqlo. The Japanese apparel powerhouse has opened a tech-inspired pop-up store, on Post Street in San Francisco. The temporary store will remain open until the end of September, prior to the opening of the company’s Union Square flagship.
Vince Camuto's namesake store in Grand Central Station, New York City, reflects the footwear's designer's edgy and feminine style and modern sensibility with mirrored product displays and polished chrome metal accents. Other materials include white lacquer and a ceramic floor.