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New York & Company Opens Global Flagship in the Loop

Apparel retailer New York & Company recently held the grand opening of its largest store in the world. The 18,000-square-foot location at Thor Equities’ 107 S. State St. replaces a smaller Loop store that closed a few years ago.

“We had over 30,000 loyal clients in our former State Street store, and we can’t wait to serve them again,” said New York & Company CEO Greg Scott. “We see this as a huge opportunity for us,as we continue to identify locations that we believe will be key to our growth and success.”

The two-level store at the Palmer House Hilton includes expanded assortments from all of New York & Company’s exclusive brands, including the Eva Mendes and Gabrielle Union Collections, along with 7th Avenue Design Studio, Soho Jeans, and Soho Street Collections. The company’s recently-acquired plus-size brand, Fashion to Figure, will also be housed in the shared space.

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