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October 23, 2018
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CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON BOXLUNCH AT HOLYOKE MALL
Philanthropic Retailer to Open Their Newest Location in November
HOLYOKE, MA- Holyoke Mall is excited to announce the beginning of construction for the philanthropic retailer, BoxLunch. The store is set to open in November on the Upper Level near Target.
According to their company, BoxLunch features unique gifts for everyone including licensed apparel for men, women and kids, accessories, collectibles, beauty, home goods, gadgets and gift and novelty products showcasing pop culture favorites such as Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald and The Grinch.
Holyoke Mall General Manager, Bill Rogalski, stated “We are excited to welcome BoxLunch to the Mall. Our community is very important and we are happy to offer a store that gives back to our neighbors.”
BoxLunch operates under the civic mission of “Get Some. Give Back,” and donates one meal* to Feeding America for every $10 spent in-store or online. The charitable store will have a direct effect on the community as a percentage of all donations raised at Holyoke Mall’s BoxLunch will be received by the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts.
“We are thrilled to bring BoxLunch to Holyoke. Our mission is simple, sell the best product and use our business to inspire and implement solutions to help fight the hunger crisis on both a local and national level,” said Robert Thomsen, Senior Vice President, General Manager of Merchandising and Marketing, BoxLunch.
Holyoke Mall is proud to welcome and support BoxLunch and their mission to help local and national hunger relief-efforts.
*For every $10 spent, BoxLunch will donate at least one meal to Feeding America. $1 helps provide at least 10 meals secured by Feeding America® on behalf of local member food banks. BoxLunch guarantees a minimum of 5,000,000 meals (monetary equivalent of $500,000) to Feeding America and member food banks from February 4, 2018-February 2, 2019. Meal claim valid as of 7/1/17 and subject to change.
Holyoke Mall at Ingleside is Western’s New England’s premiere shopping center located in Holyoke’s Ingleside neighborhood and conveniently located near the interchange of I-90 and I-91. Holyoke Mall was built in 1979 and later expanded in 1995- now spanning 1.6 million square feet. The three-level Mall is home to 150 shops, restaurants, and department stores including: Macy’s, Christmas Tree Shops, Target, Victoria’s Secret, Apple, Aldo, DSW, Forever 21, Build A Bear Workshop, Loft, Banana Republic, H&M, Sumo Japanese Steakhouse, Francesca’s, and more.
Pyramid Management Group, owner of Holyoke Mall, is one of the largest, most innovative, privately-held shopping center developers in the northeast. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, Pyramid’s portfolio of retail-based, tourist and entertainment destinations dominate the northeast with 18 properties located throughout New York, Massachusetts and Virginia. For over 40 years, Pyramid has led the industry in combining the best elements of traditional retail with world-class dining, entertainment and hospitality, all under one roof. For more information, visit www.pyramidmg.com.
BoxLunch is a specialty retailer offering a curated collection of licensed pop culture merchandise. With every $10 spent across the retailers’ themed product offering of apparel, accessories, home goods, gift and novelty, and collectibles BoxLunch will provide a meal to a person in need through its philanthropic partnerships. To join the movement and help in the fight against hunger visit BoxLunch in-store or online at www.boxlunch.com to learn more on how you can get involved in your local community. BoxLunch is headquartered in CA and currently operates over 100 stores throughout the US. For more information, please visit our e-commerce website and Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram.