Cinnabon and Carvel will open a location at the Buckland Hills mall! The restaurant will open in the former Icy Sweet/Froyo World location near the food court. The bakery previously had a location at the mall in the same space that closed in 2006. The Manchester Scoop first reported on this opening in March of 2018.
Exciting news! Bath & Body Works will be expanding! The store will expand into the former Gymboree store space, as well as part of the former Rue 21 space! The store will greatly increase in size.
White Barn will open a location at The Shoppes at Buckland Hills! The store will be located in a conjoined store with Bath & Body Works! The store should be open in early November for the Christmas season!
Bath & Body Works has opened their temporary location in the former Payless Shoesource space on the second floor near Macy's.
AVA has opened their new boutique on the first floor of The Shoppes at Buckland Hills! The women's clothing store opened in the former Crazy 8's store space.
Tranquil Mind has opened beauty product kiosk in the former Sweet U space! The kiosk is located on the first floor near Dick's.
Collectibles & Cards has opened their store on the first floor near H&M. The store sells a variety of sports memorabilia.
Bloodlines Tattooing has opened in the former C&C Unisex Salon space on the second level near Macy's.
Seventh Sense Botanical Therapy has opened on the first level near JC Penney.
BJ's Brewhouse has opened their first Connecticut restaurant outside the Buckland Hills mall! The restaurant opened near door to Red Robin near the main entrance of the mall.
PokeMoto will open a location in Manchester! The location has not been released.
A few locations of Spirit Halloween have popped up! Spirit Halloween will take residence in the former Dalene Carpet One location near Petco. Spirit Halloween will also open an outpost in the former Office Max space next door to Edge Fitness.
Charming Charlies has started their liquidation. The store is quickly emptying out, as the entire store is on sale. The store will permanently close later this month or early next month. Current sales are 25-50% off.
Avenue has announced the liquidation of all their locations. The Manchester store at The Plaza at Buckland Hills has begun their liquidation as of Wednesday night. The store is currently 30-50% off.
Garage has closed their clothing store at The Shoppes at Buckland Hills. The store did not have a store closing sale.
Other Buckland News:
Michael's Jewelers, a chain of 10 jewelry stores, has been sold to the Hannoush Family! The Hannoush Family owns Hannoush Jewelers, as well as the remain Giftology stores. Michael's will close one location, but will keep their Manchester location open and will retain their name. Congrats!
Jean-Luc has written articles for the past year about Manchester Business.