Thursday, May 2, 2013
Parent A&E Stores is opening the 'off-price' clothing store, replacing the Strawberry store that closed on the other side of the South Mall.
A new men's and women's clothing store is open in South Mall in Salisbury Township. A&E Stores' Pay/half, an "off-price" clothing store targeted to men, women and children, opened Thursday near The Bon-Ton entrance inside the mall. The store is replacing the Strawberry store that closed on the other side of South Mall. It is 4,100 square feet larger. The company's website says it has more than 50 locations in seven states, selling brand-name clothing and accessories at a fraction of department store prices. On Wednesday, Pay/half workers were busy making last-minute touches, including hanging and placing merchandise. Store manager Diane Martihun said the store will feature "off-price" clothing for men, women and children. "We'll have both …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Lehigh County DA says national drug Take Back Day resulted in record-high collection.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, May 1
Lehigh County residents discarded a record 1,557.5 pounds of expired, unwanted and unused prescription and over-the-counter medications at 17 sites during the sixth National Take Back Day. That brings the total amount collected in Lehigh County during the last six events to 4,826 pounds. Salisbury Township Police collected 55 pounds of drugs at a drop-off point at South Mall. The event was coordinated by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Lehigh County District Attorney’s Office, Lehigh County police departments, Pennsylvania State Police and the Allentown Health Bureau. At the sites, residents discarded boxes of medications—everything from chemotherapy drugs for seriously ill family members to medications for children’s ear …
Friday, April 26, 2013
Salisbury Township Police will collect outdated and unwanted medications at South Mall on Saturday.
The sixth National Take Back Day drug collection will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 17 locations across Lehigh County. Salisbury Township Police will collect medications in the central court of South Mall. Allentown locations include: You can dispose of capsules, pills, including pet medications, and liquids. Syringes or Sharps will not be accepted. Residents who dispose of medications will remain anonymous, as has been the case in the last five collections, and no questions will be asked. The amount of unwanted and expired drugs collected during the past Take Back Day events has been staggering. During the last five collection events in 2010, 2011 and 2012, a total of 3,269 pounds of drugs were collected in Lehigh County …
Monday, April 22, 2013
The Wine and Spirits shop at South Mall underwent a renovation and is now brighter and airier.
Monday, April 22
A brighter, airier Wine and Spirits store at South Mall has reopened after undergoing an extensive renovation. The store's update includes blue and orange walls, modern ceiling lights and wider aisles with new signs, said Annette Lopez, manager. "Oh, this looks great," exclaimed a customer from Emmaus as she stepped inside for the first time since the renovation began two months ago. A third cash register was added, the office was moved to the center of the floor and the refrigerators were moved to the back.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Bon-Ton, which has store in South Mall, released fourth quarter and 2012 fiscal results.
Wednesday, March 27
The Bon-Ton Stores Inc.—which has a store that anchors South Mall—says its sales were up in the fourth quarter and for 2012 overall. Fourth Quarter Highlights "We were pleased with our fourth quarter results and our accomplishments throughout 2012. We sequentially improved the business each quarter through a number of key initiatives, including a better balanced merchandise assortment, more disciplined inventory management, enhanced marketing efforts and upgrades to our eCommerce business," said Brendan Hoffman, President and Chief Executive Officer. Fiscal 2012 Highlights The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., with corporate headquarters in York, Pennsylvania and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, operates 271 department stores, which includes 11 furniture …
Monday, March 25, 2013
Time is running out to see the Easter Bunny at South Mall.
This is the last week to stop by South Mall and visit the Easter Bunny. He'll be there through Saturday, March 30. Hours to see the Bunny are: Every child who visits with the Bunny will receive a free gift.
Friday, March 22, 2013
South Mall's BonWorth store is celebrating Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday
Friday, March 22
BonWorth shoppers can get 10 percent off their entire purchase as part of Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday. The store at South Mall will be featuring colorful spring fashions. Store hours Saturday are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The discount is also available to online shoppers.
Friday, March 8, 2013
Check out displays of sports cards and memorabilia at South Mall this weekend.
- On Patch
Friday, March 8
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Local and regional sports card exhibits will be on display at South Mall Thursday through Sunday.
Thursday, March 7
South Mall will host a Sports Card & Collectibles Show Thursday through Sunday. See exhibits by local and regional collectors of sports cards and related collectible items. SCG (Sports Card Guarantee) will be on site Saturday only to authenticate your cards.
Bon-Ton customers who buy $200 worth of merchandise with their store credit card now begin earning rewards.
Thursday, March 7
The Bon-Ton—includings its store at South Mall—has revamped the "Your Rewards" loyalty program. The new program allows customers to begin earning rewards as soon as they spends $200 on their "Your Rewards" credit card at any of The Bon-Ton Stores' seven nameplates, including Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Bergner’s, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers or online. Anyone who currently has a Your Rewards credit card will be automatically enrolled. "Our customers enjoyed the former program, but we felt that it needed to be improved so that customers had more flexibility to enjoy their rewards," said Brendan Hoffman, president & CEO. "The new Your Rewards program will deliver great value to our customers." The new program rewards …