Mall Weighing Options For Former Carson’s Property

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 || By Bob Uphues/Riverside-Brookfield Landmark || @maywoodnews

While North Riverside Park Mall experienced a rough 2018 with the loss of one anchor retailer, the downsizing of another and the closure of a sizeable clothing store on the lower level, the shopping center’s general manager said first-quarter revenues were slightly stronger year over year and that 2020 could see greater strides.

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Time’s Up For Carson’s At North Riverside Mall As New Tenants Move In

Thursday, August 30, 2018 || By Bob Uphues/Riverside-Brookfield Landmark || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A last glimpse at Carson’s in North Riverside Park Mall. The store closed for good on Aug. 29. | Bob Uphues 

Circling the dozen or so clothing racks consolidated into one area of what once was the women’s department of Carson Pirie Scott at the North Riverside Park Mall, bargain hunters quickly shuffle through merchandise priced at $7 an item. A short time later, the store’s loudspeaker announces a price cut to just $5 per item.

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Carson’s North Riverside Store Closing To Result In At Least 159 Lost Jobs

Friday, May 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A crowd outside of the Carson’s in North Riverside Park Mall in 2015. | Chandler West/Wednesday Journal 

According to media reports, roughly 3,514 workers will lose their jobs when 35 Bon-Ton Stores-owned properties, most notably Carson’s department store, and two distribution centers are liquidated due to bankruptcy.

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