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Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH to open in Chicago, IL

NEW YORK, NY (November 5, 2015)— Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH is pleased to announce plans to open a new store at NEWCITY, the newly opened mixed-use development that includes retail, dining, entertainment and residential living, located in the heart of Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. This highly anticipated opening will be Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH’s seventh store in Chicago.  The new 40,000 square feet store is scheduled to open in May 2016 and will offer an exciting and comfortable fashion environment, boasting an unparalleled assortment of designer merchandise for both men and women. Additionally, the store will house a dynamic Home department with seasonally appropriate on-trend furnishings. Saks OFF 5TH recently announced another spring 2016 store opening in Chicago, at 6 S. State Street at the corner of State and Madison.

“As one of the premier shopping destinations in America, Chicago provides an outstanding opportunity to propel the Saks OFF 5TH brand and reach new customers in the city and surrounding region,” says Jonathan Greller, President of Outlets, HBC. “As we continue to open new locations in downtown core markets we are seeing incredible consumer response, and we look forward to serving Chicago residents and visitors at this spectacular new shopping development when we open at NEWCITY next spring.”

Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH’s new store will co-anchor NEWCITY, and cater to the market with a tailored assortment of more than 800 brands, from emerging designer labels to some of the most recognized names in fashion. With new arrivals shipped to the store almost daily, customers will discover new and exciting merchandise, including one-of-a-kind designer finds, with every visit. For additional Saks OFF 5TH shopping benefits, customers may sign up for the More! program on saksoff5th.com. Rewards include insider access to exclusive discounts, new arrival alerts and more.

The new Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH will reside on the west side of NEWCITY with its primary entrance on Halsted Street. NEWCITY is located at 1457 N. Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60642 just south of the intersection of Clybourn Avenue and Halsted Street one block from the North/Clybourn Red line stop.

 

ABOUT SAKS FIFTH AVENUE OFF 5TH

As part of the Hudson’s Bay Company brand portfolio, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH is a world-class destination for true fashion at extraordinary value. The retailer’s 91 stores and e-commerce division, saksoff5th.com, combine the two great joys of shopping: the delight of discovering the best in luxury and the thrill of finding a deal. A sophisticated shopping experience of carefully curated off-the-runway trends, exceptional service, and savings on the biggest names in fashion, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH leads the market as the premier luxury-value destination.

ABOUT NEWCITY

NEWCITY is a lively “neighborhood within a neighborhood” located on an 8.5-acre site in the Lincoln Park neighborhood at 1457 N. Halsted Street. The mixed-use development combines unique retail, dining, entertainment, residential living and medical office space.  The 360,000 square feet of retail space includes an upscale grocer and first-to-market entertainment and restaurant concepts.

NEWCITY offers a beautiful, one-acre landscaped plaza; pedestrian-friendly sidewalks; 1,000-space public parking garage; and valet service.  The 200 rental unit residential tower has 16 levels for every lifestyle, offering city living in a vibrant community.   Additionally, there is over 30,000 square feet of medical office space.  For further information, visit www.experiencenewcity.com.

 

CONTACT:

Tiffany Bourré
905.595.7184
Tiffany.Bourre@hbc.com