|Kohl's Opens in Lenox, Grand Opening Friday |
|By Sabrina Damms, iBerkshires Staff |
06:00PM / Monday, October 31, 2022
|The small format stores are approximately 35,000 square feet and aim to provide a "hyper-localized experience to cater to the community's needs.|
LENOX, Mass. — Kohl's department store is opening one of its new small format stores on Nov. 4 in The Center at Lenox shopping mall, located at 489 Pittsfield Rd.
"We are excited to bring Kohl's to this community. I think this community really needs something like this," said an employee no authorized to speak on record. "...I used to work at the [Lee] Outlets and everyone is always looking for something."
The store held a soft opening Sunday, Oct. 30. They have planned a ribbon cutting on Friday, Nov. 4.
The national retailer plans to open 100 new small-format stores over the next four years. The average footprint of a Kohl's is around 80,000 square feet but this size is too large for many small markets, their overarching real estate strategy
The small format stores are approximately 35,000 square feet and aim to provide a "hyper-localized experience to cater to the community's needs.
"With the loss of the Berkshire Mall and some stores leaving the Outlets, I think that Kohl's is going to impact the community a lot," she said.
These new stores will feature national brands, private brands, and products from diverse and female-owned companies.