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TAX FREE WEEKEND AT HOLYOKE MALL
Back-to-School Shoppers Save More This Sales Tax Holiday
HOLYOKE, MASS. (August 9, 2023)- Back-to-school is one of the largest spending events for many Western Mass families, second only to the holiday season. Holyoke Mall retailers are helping back-to-school shoppers double their discounts and save across the center this sales tax holiday.
Holyoke Mall will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 12, and 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 13. Department store, restaurant, and entertainment venue hours may vary.
Families across the state are expected to take advantage of the 6.25% sales tax exemption on most retail items valued up to $2,500.
This year, 96% of back-to-school shoppers (k-12) plan to shop for school supplies, 95% for clothing, and
94% for shoes while 86% of back-to-college shoppers plan to shop for clothing and accessories, 81% for food items, and 68% for electronics or computer equipment.
About Holyoke Mall at Ingleside
Holyoke Mall 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, entertainment venues, and department stores including: Macy’s, Target, Victoria’s Secret, Apple, Round1, DSW, Forever 21, Loft, H&M, Sumo Japanese Steakhouse, 110 Grill, and more.
About Pyramid Management Group, LLC
Pyramid Management Group, owner of Holyoke Mall at Ingleside, is one of the largest, most innovative, privately-held real estate developers in the northeast. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, Pyramid’s portfolio of dynamic shopping, dining and entertainment destinations and expanding hospitality presence dominate the northeast with 16 properties located throughout New York and Massachusetts. For nearly 50 years, Pyramid has built its reputation on being first, fast, ahead of the curve and always what’s next, leading the industry in combining the best elements of traditional retail with world-class dining and entertainment, all under one roof. For more information, visit www.pyramidmg.com