Century 21 Department Store Announces Grand Expansion Of Downtown Manhattan Flagship Location

 Century 21 Department Store Announces Grand Expansion Of Downtown Manhattan
                              Flagship Location

Iconic fashion destination expands with a M.A.C Cosmetics store, The Coffee
Bean & Tea Leaf cafe and more

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, April 5, 2013

NEW YORK, April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Century 21 Department Store announces
the official grand expansion of its flagship location in downtown Manhattan
this month. The retailer will unveil the newly renovated space with a ribbon
cutting ceremony on April 9, 2013 at 9:30am EST. In an effort to further
upgrade the shopping experience, Century 21 has added three new selling floors
to house its extensive offerings of pure designer merchandise in every
category, totaling six floors and over 225,000 square feet of shopping under
one roof. As a result of the store expansion and ongoing renovations, Century
21 has helped support the local economy with the creation of numerous jobs.

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The newly expanded location will feature The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf cafe. A
new M.A.C Cosmetics store will also open on the ground floor, which will be
fully staffed with the brand's makeup artists. Additional updates include
renovating store fixtures and decor, creating extra fitting rooms and widening
aisles to create a more spacious shopping atmosphere. Revamps will continue
through spring as the retailer finishes renovations on its shoe department,
making it even easier for guests to navigate.

"The redesign is all part of our commitment to deliver the best possible
shopping experience," said Raymond Gindi, CEO of Century 21 Department Store.
"We are extremely excited about the expansion and proud to be part of the
downtown evolution as the area's fashion anchor for over 50 years. Renovations
have and will continue to create new jobs, helping to support the local
economy and downtown community."

"We are thrilled to be opening at Century 21's Financial District NYC location
and to be a part of the revitalization of the neighborhood," said M.A.C Global
Brand President Karen Buglisi. "At M.A.C, we pride ourselves on both artistry
and community building and we welcome New Yorkers and visiting tourists to
experience M.A.Cat our fully staffed counter now open on Century 21's newly
renovated cosmetics floor."

About Century 21 Department Store: Century 21 Department Store, established
in 1961, is legendary for its exceptional offering of pure designer
merchandise in every category at 40-65% off retail every day. A leader in
high-end fashion retail for over 50 years, Century 21 Department Store offers
men's, women's and children's apparel, footwear, outerwear, lingerie and
accessories along with cosmetics and home goods at select stores. The retailer
is headquartered in Downtown Manhattan, with other locations in Brooklyn,
Paramus, Morristown, Long Island, Queens, Lincoln Square Manhattan and coming
soon to The Outlet Collection Jersey Garden as well as online at

About M.A.C Cosmetics: M.A.C (Make-up Art Cosmetics), a leading brand of
professionalcosmetics, was created in Toronto, Canada in 1984 and is part of
The EsteeLauder Companies, Inc. The company's popularity has grown through a
tradition of word-of-mouth endorsement from makeup artists, models,
photographers andjournalists around the world. M.A.C is now sold in 83
countries/territoriesworldwide. Follow M.A.C and M.A.C Senior Artists on
Twitter @MACcosmetics(twitter.com/maccosmetics and a list of the Senior
Artists can be found here
twitter.com/MACcosmetics/mac-senior-artists/members),become a M.A.C fan on
Facebook (facebook.com/maccosmetics) and watch M.A.Cvideos on YouTube
(youtube.com/maccosmetics). For a M.A.C location visitmaccosmetics.com.

About The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®: Founded in 1963, The Coffee Bean & Tea
Leaf® is the largest and oldest privately held specialty coffee and tea
retailer in the U.S. Embodying a passion for connecting loyal customers to one
another with carefully handcrafted products, the company is known for sourcing
and providing the finest ingredients and flavors from around the world, as
well as product innovations such as The Original Ice Blended® drink. Since its
inception from one cafe in Los Angeles, California,The Coffee Bean & Tea
Leaf® has grown to become an international icon with more than 800
company-owned and franchised cafes in 22 countries.The Coffee Bean began its
expansion into the east coast, opening its doors for New Yorkers on August 28,
2011. The much-anticipated New York expansion came after nearly 50 years of
serving up a full selection of signature blends to international acclaim. 'The
Bean,' as it is affectionately referred to by its loyal fan following, aims to
add a handcrafted and customized touch to the Manhattan coffee landscape and
fill a noticeable void between the coffee conglomerates and the independent
'mom and pop' shops.

SOURCE Century 21 Department Store

Website: http://www.C21Stores.com
Contact: ALISON BROD PUBLIC RELATIONS, 212-230-1800, Lindsey Kopp,
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