Women’s fitness apparel store Athleta opens in Park Ridge – Chicago Tribune

An Athleta store is opening on the former location of Five Guys, a hamburger restaurant, at 25 S. Northwest Highway in Park Ridge. Jaqueline Matthews, government director of the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce, stated it’s good to have a mixture of each company and small companies in Park Ridge’s central Uptown district.The store has its grand opening Sunday, in accordance with Klare Williamson of Athleta. Prior to opening, the model participated in the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce’s Wine Walk occasion on May 1.Athleta, a B Corporation, is a ladies’s and women’ athletic and way of life put on model. The firm started in 1998, was acquired by Gap Inc. in 2008 and extra just lately expanded to a world market.According to Williamson, Athleta’s aim by 2023 is to achieve $2 billion in web gross sales.Athleta, a ladies’s fitness apparel store, had its grand opening in Park Ridge May 22. It’s situated on Northwest Highway in the previous area of Five Guys, a burger restaurant. (Pam DeFiglio / Pioneer Press)Williamson stated clients can anticipate the Park Ridge store to incorporate 3,000 sq. ft exhibiting the model’s merchandise for girls, together with their Athleta Girl assortment which launched in 2016. Customers can order in store, purchase on-line, choose up in store and get alterations. The store will make use of about 20 to 30 folks.Williamson stated Athleta’s merchandise are for exercise, a workday and in-between. “Park Ridge is an incredible group… which made it a pure match for our latest store,” Williamson stated. “From the parks to the biking trails, we are able to’t wait to get out and discover!”Matthews stated the store would discover a market in Park Ridge.“We have people who find themselves very devoted to their well being and wellness, we now have many profitable well being and wellness organizations in Park Ridge… we’re a fantastic setting,” Matthews stated. “We have an incredible park district that contributes to the well being and wellness of our folks, our group. And so I feel that it’s an exquisite enhancement to have a enterprise like Athleta come to Park Ridge.”


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