New York City -- A new concept, C. Wonder, has made its retail debut, opening a 5,000-sq.-ft. store in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood. The company is on track to open three mall locations this fall: Garden State Plaza, Paramus, N.J.; The Westchester Mall, White Plains, N.Y.; and Roosevelt Field, Garden City, N.J. An additional 20 locations are planned for 2012, according to various reports. C. Wonder (the “C” stands for charming, chic and cheerful, according to the company) is the latest venture from Christopher Burch (the ex-husband of designer Tory Burch, the venture capitalist also co-founded her company
PetSmart announced Tuesday that it is making its Manhattan debut with the opening of two stores.The first store is scheduled to open Aug. 21 at the East River Plaza shopping center in Harlem, which is also home to Target's first Manhattan store. The second store, located in Manhattan's SoHo neighborhood between Bleecker Street and West Houston Street, is scheduled to open in November.