Dillard’s (Dillard’s, Inc. NYSE:DDS) today announced plans to remodel and expand its Central Mall location in Texarkana, Texas. The renovated store will feature Dillard’s latest advances in store design, with additional capacity dedicated to featuring a premium lineup of brands specifically tailored to the fashion preferences of Dillard’s Texarkana area customers. Dillard’s expects to open its new Central Mall location by May of 2018.
“Dillard’s longstanding history in the Texarkana market dates back to 1949 when our founder, William Dillard, purchased Wooten’s, Texarkana’s downtown department store. We have enjoyed successful operations at Central Mall for many years,” said Chris Johnson, Senior Vice President for Dillard’s. “We are excited to expand our operations at Central Mall to bring our signature style and exceptional service to even more shoppers. This renovation underscores our commitment to remain the premium shopping destination in the Texarkana trade area for many years to come.”
“We expect that this exciting project will have a transformative effect on Central Mall, and will further solidify the mall’s position as the top retail destination in its entire 18-county trade area,” said Gregory Greenfield, president of Gregory Greenfield & Associates, Ltd., an Atlanta-based retail investment and advisory firm and advisor to the mall owner. “An expanded and remodeled Dillard’s will enhance the shopping experience of our customers and will pave the way for us to attract exciting new retailers to the mall.”