San Juan, Puerto Rico (CNS) – The Los Angeles-based retailer Forever 21 has opened the doors of its flagship store in Puerto Rico and the company’s first in Latin America. The doors of the two level store opened on Saturday, August 1, with hundreds lined up outside the doors the night before.
The new store is located at Plaza Las Americas Shopping Mall, the Caribbean’s largest shopping mall in San Juan. More than 2000 eager shoppers waited for the grand opening and for an early private-hour shopping.
“We have been looking forward to opening Forever 21 Puerto Rico, our first store in Latin America, for quite some time and we were so thrilled with the incredible welcome. We are delighted to announce that this was one of the biggest grand openings in the history of Forever 21,” said Linda Chang, Senior Manager of Marketing for Forever 21 in a press release.
“We are so proud to have brought 340 jobs to the community and the results are incredible – as it is one of our most beautiful stores. We encourage everyone to come out and shop.”