May 30, 2013
Shoppers World, a discount department store chain, plans to open its first store in New England in the Brass Mill Center in mid-June, mall officials announced Thursday.
The store will occupy nearly 49,000 square feet on the lower level of the mall, next to Burlington Coat Factory, according to a news release. The store expects to employ about 50 people... Read full article
July 3, 2012
Shoppers World plans to open its first store in the Toledo area, moving into part of the space vacated by Kmart on East Manhattan Boulevard.
The store, which caters to lower-income and middle-income shoppers, will occupy about 50,000 square feet of the 100,000-square-foot space that housed Kmart from 1967 until this year. Shoppers World is to open in August or September, said Ralph Lucarelli, a spokesman for the company... Read full article
December 29, 2011
A steady stream of travelers dragging wheeled suitcases and speaking a Babel of tongues is helping revive downtown Jamaica, a vibrant hub of Queens that weathered several gloomy decades of decay and crime.
The wheelers are passengers from abroad heading to or getting off the sleek, driverless trains of Kennedy International Airport’s AirTrain, whose ridership has tripled since it opened in 2003... Read full article
December 23, 2011
The 12 children of a Brooklyn mother who was shot to death over the summer received toys at a community-organized Christmas shopping spree in Brownsville. Zurana Horton's children were given special treatment at Shoppers World on Pitkin Avenue. Community leaders and the NYPD Brooklyn Clergy Task Force organized the event. Horton was killed when she was trying to shield kids from gunfire outside a Brownsville school in October... Watch news video
May 12, 2011
Shoppers World, a new anchor store for Gurnee Mills, is scheduled to open in early August.
Shoppers World, a value-driven department store with 25 locations in eight states, offers a full line of casual and dress wear, plus a large selection of school and work apparel for men, women and children. along with home furnishings, home décor, linens and seasonal holiday merchandise and more with great valu... Read full article
March 17, 2011
Bargain-hunters in central Ohio have another destination today. Shoppers World is opening its first Ohio discount department store at Great Western Shopping Center.
The New York-based retailer plans two more in Columbus this year: at Northern Lights Shopping Center, to open in May, and at Town and Country Shopping Center. That store is expected to open "probably August or September," said Ralph Lucarelli, senior vice president at Shoppers World owner SW Retail Group... Read full article
January 28, 2010
Businesses go and businesses come in Greenbelt and Berwyn Heights as shopping center owners seek to stave off the effects of the recession by filling store vacancies and maintain a healthy retail presence in the two municipalities.
Greenbelt's Greenway Center will see some new businesses as well as expansion of some existing businesses within the next two months. In March, Dollar Tree will occupy the former 10,000 square foot Pier 1 space in Greenway Center, said Linda Dreyer, a marketing manager at Combined Properties, the management and leasing company of the joint businesses located in Greenway Center. Pier 1 closed in early 2009... Read full article
January 16, 2010
Discount department store chain Shoppers World has signed a deal to take over a shuttered Target store on the south side.
The New York based chain agreed to lease the 85,000 square foot space in Felbram Plaza North shopping center along U.S. 31 South from New York based Nassimi Realty. Target closed the store when its lease expired in January 2009... Read full article
December 19, 2008
Another competitor officially entered the Indianapolis retail market with a ribbon-cutting, late Thursday afternoon.
The company said it's now the largest department store in Indianapolis.
Store President Abe Dushey admits expanding Shoppers World in the space JC Penney once occupied at Lafayette Square mall is an experiment.
"Here's an area that was being underserved with some other businesses actually leaving this part of town.
For me, it just seemed to be a no-brainer," said General Manager Anwar Euring.
Restoring Lafayette Square is also great news to Deputy Mayor Olgen Williams. "We hope they make tons of money," said Williams.
In a time when shoppers just want to save money, they seem to like Shoppers World... Read full article