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Major Retailer Heading to Millcreek Mall


December 28, 2016


Joe Bell                                                                                            

Director of Corporate Communications                                      

Cafaro Company                                                                                                                   

330-747-2661  ext. 771                                                           

724-730-4532 (Mobile)

Esta Neugroschel

Director  of Public Relations



Major Retailer Heading to Millcreek Mall

A popular, fast-growing national retailer is about to make its debut in northwest Pennsylvania.  Albert R. Boscov, Chairman, and Jim Boscov, Vice-Chairman and CEO of Boscov’s, are pleased to announce that an all-new edition of their iconic department store will open at the Millcreek Mall Complex in October, 2017. The two-story Boscov’s will occupy the location previously used by Sears, expanding the structure to 184,000 square feet.

Boscov’s, with 45 stores in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Connecticut and Ohio, is based in Reading, Pennsylvania.  It is the nation’s largest family-owned department store chain. Boscov’s is now celebrating its 103rd  year  as a full-line, full-service Department Store and is known as much for making shopping fun as it is for its huge selection of famous brand, well priced merchandise.  Its Community Auditorium will host famous entertainers, fashion shows, enlightenment courses and community events.  Over 300 Boscov’s co-workers will offer unique service and provide extras, such as Free Gift Wrapping regardless of the amount of the purchase. Learn more at

Best known for its unique retailing style, Boscov’s combines a vast assortment of fashion merchandise that includes both traditional labels and leading designer names. In addition to the wide range of departments normally found in department stores, Boscov’s also features departments such as furniture, oriental carpets, an exciting gift department, a huge candy department and much more. “Many stores who call themselves department stores really have become specialty stores,” Albert Boscov said. “But we still believe in the traditional department store, where in one shopping trip, you can find everything you want.”  The new store in Erie will be the 46th Boscov’s location.

The Millcreek Mall Complex is located on Upper Peach Street and Interstate 79 in Millcreek Township, near Erie, Pennsylvania.  It has been serving the community since 1975.  The facility was renovated in 1996, expanded in 1999 and underwent massive renovation in 2008.  The complex currently comprises more than 2 million square feet of shopping, lodging, dining and entertainment.  For more information about mall merchants and events, visit online at  The Millcreek Mall Complex is owned and managed as part of the Cafaro family of affiliated companies, based in Niles, Ohio.  Cafaro is one of the nation’s largest privately held shopping center developers, owning and overseeing more than 30 million square feet of commercial real estate in 10 states.  To learn more about the Cafaro organization, go to


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