DALLAS — Intermix has shuttered its 10-year-old store at NorthPark Center.
“We’re constantly evaluating our real estate portfolio to ensure we have the right stores in the right places to best serve our customers,” said Liz Nunan, spokeswoman for Gap Inc., which owns the specialty chain. “The decision to close a store is always a difficult one. A number of factors can impact the decision.”
It’s the only store that the chain has folded in this fiscal year, she added.
Catharine Flagg, spokeswoman for NorthPark, said the closure was planned, and Ugg Australia will open in the 2,495-square-foot spot later this year.
Intermix seemed to struggle at NorthPark from the start. Within its first few years of opening in September 2006, the store was downsized roughly in half.
The stylish retailer was part of NorthPark’s push for luxury tenants that began with the mall’s expansion in 2006 and continues today. Other high-end stores that didn’t make it at NorthPark include Barneys New York, Giorgio Armani, Oscar de la Renta, DeBeers, Porsche Design and Vilebrequin.
Longtime tenant Ralph Lauren shut down in April, six months after moving to a smaller location in the mall, according to a report in the Dallas Morning News. It was among four units the company closed.