Suncoast Retail: Lucky’s Market Opens in Sarasota

SARASOTA COUNTY — In this edition of “Suncoast Retail,” SNN’s Grant Boxleitner and Herald-Tribune Retail Reporter Maggie Menderski discuss Wednesday’s grand opening of Lucky’s Market at Westfield Siesta Key mall. Menderski calls Lucky’s one of the most anticipated retail openings of the year on the Suncoast and mentions how the new store could help bring more traffic to the mall. Parking spots were at a premium while SNN stopped by...

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Suncoast Retail: Westfield Siesta Key expansion

SARASOTA — In this edition of “Suncoast Retail,” SNN’s Grant Boxleitner talks with Herald-Tribune Retail Reporter Maggie Menderski about the new additions at Westfield Siesta Key. Bravo Coastal Bar and Kitchen held a grand opening at the mall on Thursday, with Lucky’s Market, Connors Steak & Seafood and Naples Flatbread & Wine Bar all set to open in the coming weeks. Metro Diner also recently opened at Westfield Siesta Key....

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Suncoast Retail: Westfield Siesta Key
Jun22

Suncoast Retail: Westfield Siesta Key

SARASOTA — In this edition of “Suncoast Retail,” SNN’s Grant Boxleitner sat down with Herald-Tribune Retail Reporter Maggie Menderski to discuss the re-branding of Westfield Siesta Key. The new name at the mall in Sarasota at U.S. 41 and Siesta Drive replaces “Westfield Southgate.” Menderski talks about the new retailers and restaurants that will be opening at the venue.   The post Suncoast Retail: Westfield Siesta Key appeared first...

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Suncoast Retail: DeSoto Square Mall; Westfield Sarasota Square
Mar29

Suncoast Retail: DeSoto Square Mall; Westfield Sarasota Square

In this edition of “Suncoast Retail,” SNN’s Grant Boxleitner and Herald-Tribune Retail Reporter Maggie Menderski discuss the future of DeSoto Square Mall in Bradenton, which is now under new ownership. Menderski also talks about Westfield Sarasota Square’s possible plans for the anchor space of Macy’s. The store’s recent closure still leaves Macy’s locations at nearby Westfield Southgate, The Mall at University Town Center and Port...

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Suncoast Retail: Final shopping days before Xmas
Dec14

Suncoast Retail: Final shopping days before Xmas

SARASOTA — In this edition of “Suncoast Retail,” SNN’s Grant Boxleitner and Herald-Tribune Retail Reporter discuss the final shopping days before Christmas and Hanukkah. Topics include some of the retail properties where Menderski has seen strong customer traffic, ongoing sales and Kohl’s extending hours leading up to Christmas Eve.   The post Suncoast Retail: Final shopping days before Xmas appeared...

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Suncoast Retail: Black Friday preview
Nov22

Suncoast Retail: Black Friday preview

SARASOTA — In this edition of “Suncoast Retail,” SNN’s Grant Boxleitner sits down with Herald-Tribune Retail Reporter Maggie Menderski to talk about Black Friday, one of the busiest shopping weeks of the year. Topics includes strategies for navigating Thanksgiving and Black Friday store deals, when certain stores plan to offer door busters and the ongoing tradition of many Suncoast families that look...

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