FAMOUS FOOTWEAR… will open in September at 1930 Douglas Parkway Unit #2, in the Peach Street Square Plaza. Operating hours are expected to be 10am-9pm, with slightly reduced hours on Sunday. Famous Footwear is your place for athletic shoes for the whole family from hundreds of name brands. You’ll find styles for women, men and kids from brands like Nike, Converse, Vans, Sperry, Madden Girl, Skechers, ASICS, and more! With over 1,000 stores nationwide and even more selection online at Famous.com, Famous Foot wear is the leading family footwear destination for the famous brands you know and love.

THE GAP FACTORY STORE… will open in October at 1930 Douglas Parkway Unit #1, in the Peach Street Square Plaza. The Gap Factory Store is a leading global retailer offering clothing, accessories and personal care products for men, women, and children under the Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta and Intermix brands. Gap Inc. products are available for purchase in more than 90 countries worldwide through about 3,300 company-operated stores, almost 400 franchise stores, and e-commerce sites. Operating hours are expected to be 10am-9pm Monday through Saturday with slightly reduced hours on Sunday.

TACO BELL… will be opening in September at 8066 Perry Highway. Taco Bell serves made to order and customizable tacos, burritos, and specialties such as Doritos Locos Tacos, gourmet inspired Cantina power menu and a lower calorie Fresco Menu. The company encourages customers to Live Mas both through its food and non profit organization, the Taco Bell Foundation. Taco Bell and its more than 350 franchise organizations have nearly 6,000 restaurants across the U. S. that proudly serve more than 36 million customers every week.

HONEY BAKED HAM & CAFE’… located in the Summit Towne Centre; 7200 Peach Street Suite # 120, will be opening in September. Each HoneyBaked Ham is hand-selected for leanness, smoked up to 24 hours, then spiral-sliced to the bone so each tender, juicy slice is ready to serve. Whether you’re looking at dinners for 10 – 20, or you’re serving a buffet of up to 45 they’ve got just the right size hams. The Summit Towne Centre location will be offering freshly made to order sandwiches with Ham and/or Turkey. There are more than 400 stores ready to serve you from coast to coast. In addition to the retail stores, you are welcome to shop online or phone in your order .

PLASTIKOS…located at 8165 Hawthorne Drive, has completed their industrial expansion of 10,152 sq. ft. In 1989, two entrepreneurs, Timothy Katen and David Mead, partnered with Gary McConnell to form Plastikos, Inc. Plastikos was started in a rented incubator on the eastern side of Erie, PA, with three injection molding machines. Over the years, Plastikos grew steadily, adding corresponding employees and manufacturing space to accommodate the growing needs of our customers. In 1995, Plastikos moved into its current, custom manufacturing facility on Hawthorne Drive, which was initially built to accommodate eight injection molding presses. The company continued to grow organically, which resulted in subsequent additions to the initial building on Hawthorne Drive.

SHARP CONSIGNMENTS, LLC… A new locally owned, consignment store will be opening in October at 2105 Hershey Road. Sharp Consignments began providing estate services to Erie and Crawford County residents 7 years ago. They grew their business to meet the changing needs of the individuals they serve. Their newly renovated location will offer over 6,000 sq. ft. of retail space offering gently used furniture, appliances, home decor, jewelry & household goods. In addition they will have the “Man Cave”, yes, guys you will have tools, sporting goods and lawn & garden items. In addition to their large estate & costume jewelry displays, Sharp Consignments, LLC, will feature coins, zippos & pocket knives. They also offer pick up and delivery free wifi and an on-site ATM. There’s more to come!

MARINER FINANCE… has opened at 1901 B Rotunda Drive in the small plaza across from Tinseltown. Mariner Finance founded in 2002 by a group of leading experts in the consumer finance industry, was established to provide customers with creative, flexible, and convenient lending options. At the core of Mariner Finance is the principle that superior customer service is the driving force behind building lasting relationships. Mariner Finance now features over 160 branches in eleven states throughout the country. They pride themselves in delivering the variety of loans offered by their competitors with enhanced focus on exceptional service.

AMERICAN INCOME LIFE… will be opening in late October in Summit Towne Centre;7200 Peach Street Suite #485. American Income Life Insurance Company is licensed in 49 states, the District of Columbia, Canada, and is registered to carry business in New Zealand. American Income Life Insurance is striving to become the premier in-home life insurance sales company serving working families. Building a solid foundation of providing supplemental benefits to working families, it is with great pride that they serve their customers by building long-term relationships and providing coverage for times that are most difficult in life.