Welcoming Forever 21 and H&M
The citizens of Jackson, and state of Mississippi, are very excited about 2 new upcoming stores to hit summer this month. These well known retails stores have U.S. and international locations.
H&M had its official grand opening Thursday, June 5th at Northpark Mall in Ridgeland, MS. Over 300 shoppers stood in line before morning patiently waiting for those doors to open. Northpark Marketing Director stated, "H&M is one of the world's largest, fastest growing retailers in the world, for them to have selected Northpark is a huge feather in the cap for Simon Property Group. It's fantastic for not only Northpark, but for the city of Ridgeland as well." Their concept is to sell quality clothing at affordable prices. The first 300 shoppers in line were given a bag of goodies and an Access to Fashion gift card. This will help economic growth towards the mall and hopefully others will follow.
Forever 21 is set to open Saturday, June 21st at the Outlets of MS in Pearl, MS who opened in November. The outlet mall is the state's largest outlet shopping destination. The people of Jackson were thrilled when the mall made the announcement that Forever 21 was in the works. Forever 21 is the leading fashion retailer of the latest trends and the season's hottest styles at cant-resist-prices. The chain now operates over 480 stores "The store will contain over 10,000 square feet, making it one of the largest stores in the center after the Saks Fifth Avenue Off Fifth store," said Marketing Director, Angela Shepard. Similar to H&M, the first 300 shoppers in line will receive a gift card. The doors will open at 10:00 a.m.
Several have said how nice it will be not to have to travel out of town to visit an H&M or Forever 21 store.
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