New restaurant, store to open at The Greene

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Holiday retail: What you need to know

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The Greene Town Center in Beavercreek has kicked off its long list of holiday events, luring in customers for the busiest shopping season of the year.

The biggest shopping weekend of the year is right around the corner and 69 percent of Americans — an estimated 164 million people — are planning to shop or considering shopping during Thanksgiving weekend, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics.

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This news organization talked with Steve Willshaw, general manager of The Greene, about how the shopping center prepares for the busy holiday season.

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What new stores and features will shoppers notice compared to last year?

We’ve had a number of new stores open this past year including several locally owned and operated shops such as: Puzzles Plus, LaPuf Sweets, Aerolux Blinds & Shades, Deg’s Flame Grilled Chicken and Take A Break. Our Pop-Up Shop located on Glengarry Drive across Sephora features a new and different local shop owner every week through the holidays. Jake’s Toggery and Select Comfort have relocated into newly remodel and expanded spaces. We also have Fuzzy’s Taco Shop and Pearle Vision under construction, which will both open this year.

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