Women’s manner shop emerges from bankruptcy to reopen at Stores at Wind Creek Bethlehem

A women’s manner and accessory keep, that originally filed for individual bankruptcy and shut all of its spots in 2019, has planned a comeback at the Retailers at Wind Creek Bethlehem.

The Wind Creek area was just one of 261 Charming Charlie merchants across 38 states that reportedly shuttered two yrs in the past. It is preparing a grand reopening at its first area across from the Normal Retail store on the decrease amount. Wind Creek spokeswoman Julia Corwin claimed Wednesday there’s no particular opening day scheduled however.

Founded in 2004 by entrepreneur Charles Chanaratsopon, the chain claims its newly reopened stores will include Charming Charlie’s typical, color-grouping product and extensive catalog, in accordance to a news release. The retailer is regarded for its attire, purses, trend jewelry, items, magnificence goods, shoes, scarves, tech devices, journey, animals and kid products, as perfectly as RSVP and specific situation items.

The business announced a national expansion this earlier March. The move will come soon after Charming Charlie submitted two Chapter 11 individual bankruptcy safety instances in 2018 and 2019, respectively, qualifying as what restructuring market professionals call a “Chapter 22″ bankruptcy, according to Usa These days.

The business then mentioned in its court docket filing it faced “unsustainable functioning fees, like onerous leases” at a time when so numerous brick-and-mortar retailers were being struggling with immense on the web level of competition.

Also coming soon to the outlet heart will be Angry Jack’s Axe Throwing Club. It is relocating into place vacated by trend retailer Van Heusen | IZOD Golf.

The site, owned by spouse-and-wife team AJ and Nikki Mitchell of Downingtown, Chester County, in July originally introduced ideas to open at the outlet heart. It’s unclear if there were any delays in plans Corwin referred remark to the Mitchells, who could not promptly be attained for a lot more details. The thought at Indignant Jack’s is for visitors to practical experience tons of welcoming level of competition in a causal ambiance, according to the business’ internet site.

Wind Creek will be the fourth area for Indignant Jack’s, which currently has 3 other destinations in Chester County, Pennsylvania, and Elkton, Maryland.

Offended Jack’s Axe Throwing Club plans to before long go into area vacated by longtime vogue retailer Van Heusen | IZOD Golf. The website is owned by husband-and-wife staff AJ and Nikki Mitchell of Downingtown, Chester County.

Charming Charlie and Offended Jack’s Axe Throwing Club will join Bonworth, yet another women’s vogue and add-ons shop that opened this earlier August. It moved in the lessen level house still left vacant by G.H. Bass & Co. The retailer has been in existence for about four decades with retail merchants in 14 states, according to the business’ web-site.

At least 8 vacancies remain at the outlet center. Here’s the place consumers will locate vacant spaces: a single among Hartstrings and Famous Footwear two up coming to the place that will property Charming Charlie one in between the Standard Store and Corningware Corelle & Much more two among Talbots and Kay Jewelers and two following to Mentor.

The outlet heart, 77 Wind Creek Boulevard, features its two stages of significant-finish brand names at very affordable costs. The web page is well-liked for buyers, connecting the casino and hotel.

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Pamela Sroka-Holzmann may be arrived at at pholzmann@lehighvalleylive.com.