The sporting goods store will open in the mall in the space formerly occupied by Filene's Basement.
Watertown's newest sporting good store will open its doors on May 12, and the Sporting Authority will have prize give-aways during the grand opening event. The 30,000-square-foot store will feature a full line of sports equipment, shoes and clothing. Sports Authority will open in the Arsenal Mall and will go into the space formerly occupied by Filene's Basement. Shoppers on the opening day will have the chance to win hundreds of dollars in cash prizes. The first 250 guests will receive “Mystery Bucks” ranging from $5 to $500 in value, and all day the store will hold hourly $100 cash drawings, according to a release from Sports Authority. Finally, one grand prize winner receiving a $1,000 Sports Authority shopping spree. Regular store …
The national sporting-goods chain will replace the discount closing store, which recently announced its closing at the end of 2011.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Sports Authority will move into the spot that Filene's Basement will soon vacate, the owners of the Arsenal Mall announced Wednesday, Nov. 9. Simon Property Group Inc.'s press release says the sporting goods chain will open a 33,000-square-foot store in Watertown by the spring of 2012. The store will replace Filene's Basement which is slated to close at the end of 2011. “We are proud to welcome one of America’s leaders in sporting goods to Arsenal Mall,” said Cindy Kernan, Leasing Representative at Simon Property Group. “We’re continually listening to our customers’ feedback and working to ensure our retail mix is fresh. Sports Authority will provide a wide variety of quality, brand-name sporting goods for the Watertown area community,” …