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Dick’s Sporting Goods keeps its doors open later, if Seahawks win

Yes. it is a strange and energized time in the retail world if you have Seahawks merchandise you want to move.

See today's A1 story about the range and degree of the efforts by area businesses to sell 'Hawk stuff.

We never added this oddment:  Dicks' Sporting Goods' Spokane Valley location will also join in. If the Hawks beat the 49ers on Sunday, the store will stay open an extra three hours, until 10 p.m.

Instead of opening at 9 a.m., on Monday, the store will open at 6 a.m.

The winners, from where I sit:  those employees at Dick's who will get some overtime. I can't imagine that the extra hours will really boost the sales of merch after hours.

 

CenturyLink opens north Spokane, Valley stores after exiting malls

CenturyLink has opened two new Spokane stores, replacing ones it formerly operated in NorthTown and Spokane Valley malls.

The north side new location is at 6704 N. Nevada.

The Spokane Valley store is at 506 N. Sullivan.

Store hours are Monday through Saturday,  8 a.m.– 7 p.m., Sundays 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

The company provides a range of data and phone services, including DirecTV paid television and Verizon Wireless options.

GU hoop stars Stepp and Dickau will be on hand for Dick’s Sporting Goods gala

The young folks are happy now that Spokane Valley got an H&M store. Big news there.

Now the rest of the Inland Northwest gets something to celebrate: the opening on Wednesday of the new Dick's Sporting Goods store.

Why is this big? Dick's (we didn't know this before) is the largest U.S.-based full-line sporting goods retailer.

The outdoor retailer's store is also in the Spokane Valley Mall, which has to be happy that it's landed both Dick's and H&M.

The store is hosting a sports celebrity weekend celebration. Former GU hoop stat Blake Stepp will be on hand from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.

On Sunday, Dan Dickau, another Zag hall of famer, will come by from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

A press release noted the Spokane store is the retailer's third in Washington and its 518th nationwide.

Wholesale Sports store in NorthTown Mall opens on July 20

Friends and outdoorsmen, you can plan your July 20 around the opening of the new Wholesale Sports Outdoors Outfitters stores in NorthTown Mall.

The retailer of  fishing, hunting and camping gear opens its doors at 9 a.m. on that date.

The Calgary-based retailer recently closed its Spokane Valley Mall location to prepare for the relocation.

We will keep an eye on Spokane Valley Mall to see which new tenants might be moving into the vacant space there.

Wholesale Sports relocating from Spokane Valley Mall to NorthTown in July


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Wholesale Sports is relocating its only Spokane store to NorthTown Mall. The Calgary-based outdoor equipment retailer recently closed a store in Spokane Valley Mall and will open its North Spokane location in July, company marketing vice president Jimm Holland said.

It’s moving into about 30,000 square feet on the first floor of the mall last used by Steve & Barry. The original tenant was Emporium.

Wholesale Sports has 14 locations in Washington, Montana and Idaho and 11 stores in western Canada.

Holland said all employees at the Spokane Valley store were offered jobs at the new location.   The Spokane store was formerly Sportsman's Warehouse until the Canadian company acquired the firm's Western U.S. locations.

Other options to feed your Godiva sweet tooth

Godiva Chocolatier last week closed its downtown Spokane kiosk in River Park Square. And just in time for Valentine's!

We decided to hunt down other retailers who carry the well-liked Godiva brand.

We found these three:

  • Barnes & Noble Booksellers, both the north Division shop and in the Spokane Valley Mall.
  • Chocolate Apothecary in the Flour Mill, in downtown Spokane.
  • And Macy's, in the Spokane Valley Mall.

If we missed any other retailers, please let us know.

Nordstrom offers shoppers an online Rack experience

North Spokane residents who are disappointed that the Nordstrom Rack store moved last month from NorthTown to Spokane Valley Mall can now do their Rack-shopping online.

Last month, the Seattle retailer launched an online section to Nordstrom.com that features some of the items sold at its off-price, discount Rack store.

Nordstrom has been opening new Rack stores around the country, including one not long ago in the middle of Manhattan.  The online expansion is a sign that the company realizes many of its customers are more mindful than ever of the option of shopping for price.

The company now has 86 Rack stores in 23 states.  In its SEC documents, the company has noted that, while monthly sales at Nordstrom stores declined from mid-2008 to late 2009, the Rack division has posted growth in the low- to mid-single digits.

Nordstrom Rack kicks off next week with $2,000 shopping spree

For fans of high-end discount shopping, the news is Nordstrom’s Rack will reopen on Oct. 28 at 10 a.m., at the Spokane Valley Plaza. It’s filling 30,000 square feet next to Old Navy (in the building due west of the west side entrance to Spokane Valley Mall).

The retailer will close the NorthTown Rack store on Tuesday and spend all day Wednesday making the final move of equipment, supplies and inventory.  The new store will have roughly 70 workers.

On Wednesday Oct. 27 we’ll do a short story and give people a heads-up on getting ready for the $2,000 Run through the Rack Contest. An explanation is offered here. But our story will give you some clues on what to do, if you’re the winner, of the $2,000 or 90-second shopping spree.

The Nordstrom Rack is the company’s wide-selection unit devoted to discounted items and overstock.

Nordstrom Rack likes the Spokane Valley, leaves NorthTown Mall

Nordstrom Rack is moving east, to be closer to the highway and closer to North Idaho. Those are the reasons given by the Seattle-based clothing retailer for leaving the NorthTown Mall and taking up a 30,000-square-foot space in the Spokane Valley Plaza.

It expects the Rack, Valley version, will open in October. It’s taking space last used by Linens ‘n Things, in a triplex flanked by Sportsman’s Warehouse and Old Navy, west of the Spokane Valley Mall.

The Rack is the off-price division of Nordstrom that offers merchandise from other stores at significant discounts.

The new store will offer more retail space and is closer to Interstate 90, offering easier access for more customers along the Spokane-Idaho corridor, a Nordstrom press release noted

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