ATLANTA — Paul Simon has opened a new Paul Simon Co. men’s store at The Village at SouthPark in Charlotte, N.C., that accentuates lighting and puts a heightened emphasis on sportswear.
The 4,000-square-foot store, which opened this spring, replaces a 3,000-square-foot store at nearby Morrocroft Village. Simon closed that store earlier this year. Paul Simon is one of the first stores to open in the new center, which is near the entrance (about a two-minute walk) of SouthPark Mall. The five-story, mixed-use building has retail, including Crate & Barrel, on the first level and high-end apartments above. Simon had a store at SouthPark Mall 10 years ago until he closed it and moved into Morrocroft Village. The store is freestanding and “has great parking,” Simon said.
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