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anchor store

A store (usually a major chain store or department store) in a shopping center or mall whose presence attracts business to smaller shops within the center.
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John Lewis anchor store will be 24,000 sq-m and will be part of Harewood, the first phase of Eastgate Quarters, which will make two new retail streets, offering a direct route from Victoria Quarter to Harewood.
Coventry planners are hoping for a major retail name to be attracted to the city, to become an anchor store along a new pedestrian circular walkway.
Work on the two anchor stores, John Lewis and Debenhams, is advanced with both buildings visible from the city centre.
The site plan calls for 350,000 square feet of shops, a 150,000-square-foot anchor store and 45,000 square feet of restaurant space.
Debenhams is already signed up to developers Hammerson's pounds 350 million Bull Ring project, but the Lewis's snub leaves Hammerson searching for one more anchor store and Land Securities looking for two anchors for the pounds 400 million Martineau Galleries scheme.
Because of the effect of image transference, and the lack of any additional cues other than familiarity with the anchor store, it is expected that most responses obtained via content analysis would be exemplars, directly relating the store in question with the image of the anchor store itself.
WORK has begun on the two anchor stores at the heart of the pounds 920m Paradise Street project.
Crucial to attracting an upmarket anchor store is the Jerde scheme's "loop" walkway around the city centre, which would connect the city's historic visitor attractions with new and old squares and shops.
Ledford said he would like to see a new major anchor store, an upscale department store.
The second anchor store is situated on Lord Street opposite the corner of South John Street and comprises 180,000 sqft of retail space.
Expected to be completed in December, the additional retail spaces will join an existing Wal-Mart anchor store at the 190,000 square feet open-air center, and will include Quizno's Sub, Payless Shoe Source, and GameStop.
Grosvenor would then turn its attention to filling the second anchor store, with House of Fraser, Debenhams, Beatties and Allders lining up to compete.