MINISO: Bringing the Fun



August 29, 2023






Joe Bell                                                                                            Anna Weaver

Director of Corporate Communications                                Marketing Director

Cafaro Company                                                                          Spotsylvania Towne Centre                                                  

330-743-7688                                                                            540-786-6660 x102

724-730-4532 (Mobile)


MINISO: Bringing the Fun

“Life is for Fun.” That’s the slogan of a new retailer coming soon to Spotsylvania Towne Center.  It’s also the best way to describe the products offered by MINISO.  This rapidly growing retailer will bring its broad selection of housewares and collectibles to a 3,200 square foot space near the children’s play area.  The store is scheduled to open in November, in time for the holiday season.

MINISO (pronounced MINI-so) offers lifestyle products such as kitchenware, travel bags, health & beauty products, fashion accessories, small electronics, packaged food items, home storage, bathroom supplies and plush toys. The design flavor is distinctly Asian.  MINISO also features brands such as Sanrio, Disney’s Mickey and Friends, Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story, CN Network’s We Bare Bears and Minions.

MINISO Group is a global lifestyle retailer offering a variety of design-led lifestyle products. Aesthetically pleasing design, quality and affordability are at the core of every product in MINISO’s wide product portfolio, and the company continually and frequently rolls out products with these qualities. Since the opening of its first store in China in 2013, the company has built its flagship brand “MINISO” as a globally recognized retail brand and established a network of over 5,500 stores worldwide.

Spotsylvania Towne Centre has been serving the people of northern Virginia since 1980.  It is located at the junction of Interstate 95 and Route 3, near Fredericksburg.  The 1.7 million square foot complex offers more than 120 department stores, specialty shops, restaurants, hotels and entertainment venues.  A new luxury residential community, Attain at Towne Centre, is scheduled to welcome it’s first residents in 2024. For more information, log onto  Spotsylvania Towne Centre is owned and managed as part of the Cafaro family of companies, based in Niles, Ohio.  One of the nation’s largest privately held shopping center developers, the Cafaro organization has developed and managed more than 30 million square feet of commercial real estate in 14 states.  For more information, visit online at






Even More New Businesses Set to Open at South Hill Mall


August 22, 2023






Joe Bell                                                                                                 Craig Wright

Director of Corporate Communications                                     Marketing Director

Cafaro Company                                                                               South Hill Mall                                                   

330-743-7688                                                                                 253-840-2828

724-730-4532 (Mobile)


Even More New Businesses Set to Open at South Hill Mall


The list of fresh, new offerings continues to grow at South Hill Mall in Puyallup, Washington.  Five new businesses have either opened or announced their impending opening.  They are House of Kicks, The Sugar Case, Sports Stuff Hub, Unique Bakery & Coffee and Royal Pizza Point.

House of Kicks is a reseller of collectible-quality athletic shoes and will also offer a selection of casual apparel. It will be located in a 2,800 square foot space between Dlux Barber Shop and Airsoft Challenge. It is scheduled to open on October 1.

The Sugar Case will be located in a 1,300 square foot space near Target.  It features a “delicious” line of cosmetics, wax melts and bath & body products that might remind you of candy.  Made in the USA, all the products are paraben and cruelty free.  It will welcome its first customers on September 1.

Sports Stuff Hub will be a go-to stop for fans of sports trading cards and memorabilia.  Along with a huge selection of collectibles, the shop will feature specialty toys.  It is scheduled to welcome its first customers in a Grand Opening weekend, August 26-27.

Over in the Food Court, hungry shoppers will enjoy a couple appetizing new offerings.  Royal Point Pizza is now elevating flavor to a new level, with inventive dishes  such as Indian-style pizza.  It also serves up a tasty selection of pasta and salads.  Unique Bakery & Coffee opens this month, with a delectable array of freshly baked pastry and, of course, great coffee.

These new businesses are part of an expanding lineup announced just a couple months ago, including  Fan Zone by Hat Stop, Tea Story, General Nutrition Center, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Salud! Bar & Grill, Goldfish Swim School and New Level 360.

South Hill Mall, located at Highway 512 and South Meridian Street in Puyallup, Washington, has been serving the people of the South Sound area since 1988. South Hill Mall is owned and managed in association with the Cafaro family of companies, based in Niles, Ohio.  Cafaro, one of the nation’s largest privately held shopping center developers, has developed more than 30 million square feet of retail space in 14 states.  To learn more, visit the websites: and





The Readers Have Spoken – Eastwood Voted Best Shopping Mall



July 24, 2023






Joe Bell                                                                    Hannah DeBow

Director of Corporate Communications           Marketing Director

Cafaro Company                                                    Eastwood Mall Complex                         

330-743-7688                                                          330-652-6980 ext. 102

724-730-4532 (Mobile)


The Readers Have Spoken

Eastwood Voted Best Shopping Mall


The loyal fans of the Eastwood Mall Complex have honored it by voting it the “Best Shopping Mall/Plaza” in the 2023 Readers’ Choice contest of the Tribune Chronicle newspaper.  The Warren, Ohio-based publication annually asks readers to select their favorite businesses in the surrounding region.  According to the newspaper, more than 100,000 votes were cast in this year’s competition.  At the end of the balloting, Eastwood came out on top of a half dozen other shopping center finalists.

The top vote-getters are designated as Gold (1st Place), Silver (2nd Place) and Bronze (3rd Place) winners.  The managers and owners of Eastwood Mall thank the newspaper and its readers, and also congratulate 28 individual businesses operating on the mall complex which also won Readers’ Choice awards.  Those businesses, and the categories in which they were nominated, are:




Best Buy – TV & stereo dealer

Boscov’s – clothing store

Daffin’s – candy store

Dick’s Sporting Goods – sporting goods store

King Cajun – seafood restaurant

Noel’s Car Toys – auto & truck accessories

Pet Supplies Plus – pet store

Premier Bank – bank

Reyer’s – shoe store

Salvatore’s – ethnic food restaurant

St. Joe’s at the Mall – fitness program, health club/gym




Eastwood Field – family entertainment venue

Flynn’s Tire & Auto Care – tire dealer

Home Depot – building materials

Hubbard Music – music store

Kohl’s – clothing store

Mission BBQ – BBQ restaurant

Mizu – ethnic food restaurant

PetSmart – pet store

Tri-Healthy CBD – CBD store

Dr. Daniel G. Very – orthodontist




Bloomberg Eyecare – optometry practice

Books-A-Million – book store

Coin & Jewelry Buyers – pawn shop

Home Depot – appliance dealer/repair, equipment rental, paint supplies

Kay Jewelers – jewelry store

Planet Fitness – fitness program

Red Lobster – seafood restaurant

St. Joe’s at the Mall – rehabilitation center

Texas Roadhouse – BBQ, overall restaurant

Very Orthodontics – orthodontic practice


The Eastwood Mall Complex is located at 5555 Youngstown-Warren Road, in Niles, Ohio.  It is one of America’s largest shopping centers, with more than 200 department stores, specialty shops, restaurants, hotels and entertainment options.  The Eastwood Mall Complex is owned and managed in association with Cafaro-affiliated companies, based in Niles, Ohio. For more information, visit online at: and