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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Did You Know

Target is really starting to take shape. Wanted to post some quick hitter "Did You Know" - SportsCenter style - facts and links regarding some of the retail outlets at the Newport Pavilion.

Things to Never Buy at Target - John Matarese "Don't Waste Your Money" guy.

Chipotle Mexican Grill:
Chipotle's menu consists of five items: burritos, fajita burritos, tacos, burrito bowls and salads. But there are 65,000 different combinations you can make. And if you ask for it, they are obligated to make it via the secret menu. Did anyone say guacamole sandwich?

Chick Fil A:
Super addicting chicken store, as my friend and fellow blogger Allison calls it. Just don't get too addicted, they close on Sundays.

Before moving its corporate headquarters to Minneapolis, B Dubs was anchored in Cincinnati, near it's Clifton campus location. Additionally, I will challenge any reader to a buffalo wing eat off.

Famous Footwear:
Never been, but one of my favorite coupon sites, Retail Me Not, seems like they have a bunch of money savers from this store.

Part of off-priced retailer, TJ Maxx, off-price retailers engage in “opportunistic” buying, i.e. when forecasting mistakes, canceled orders, or overproduction result in more items that a full-priced retailer can buy, an off-price will come in and buy the merchandise at vastly discounted prices.

With over 1100 stores (Thanks Jen) nationwide, they've marked their territory in 48 states. You can bring your pet (on a leash) shopping there with you.

4th largest cell phone carrier.

All other rumored retailers: Hallmark, Cincinnati Bell, Mattress Firm, Valvoline, Bob Summerel Tire, 5/3 Bank all have presence in and around the immediate area (some just up the road in the Newport Shopping Center).


  1. Let's expand on BW3. First of all, I like how you still refer to it as BW3 vs. Buffalo Wild Wings. I do as well. How many of the "younger generation" even know about "BW3" or what "BW3" stands for? How many people can name the third "W"? How many people remember a time when BW3 wasn't so "commercial"? I went to the University of Texas and we had a BW3 on famous 6th street. It was an old dive, like I'm sure most were. Granted, I like the new Bdubs, but it's nothing like it used to be.

  2. PetSmart:
    With over 11 stores nationwide, they've marked their territory in 48 states.

    I think you might have made a typo. Quite obviously if they are in 48 states, they definitely have over 11 stores nationwide...

  3. Sorry - yes. 1100. They would have to be really big stores to have 11 of them in 48 states.