DICKINSON — Males and ladies will before long have a new retail outlet to shop for trendy clothes, shoes and extras. Glik’s is setting up a grand opening in the Prairie Hills Shopping mall on March 9, CEO Jeff Glik explained.
The products and solutions the store carries appeal to shoppers of all ages, he extra.
“We’ve been in enterprise for 126 a long time and our focus on market place – genuinely it’s an frame of mind not an age,” Glik claimed. “So we seriously attraction to the teenager up to the 60-12 months-old. We take care of a broad spectrum of friends.”
Every store locale is personally picked by a member of the Glik spouse and children. Jeff Glik, who is from Collinsville, Sick., frequented the Prairie Hills Mall in December and believed it was a perfect match. The space Glik’s strategies to shift into was earlier occupied by Vanity, he said.
“We are so psyched to bring Glik’s to Dickinson and the bordering local community to satisfy the requirements of our prospects,” Shopping mall Manager Peggy Thomas O’Brien claimed in an email to The Dickinson Push. “Glik’s will also be filling a marketplace void in Dickinson by supplying a assortment of men’s outfits alongside with their line of classy women’s fashions.”
Additional than 70 Glik’s stores can be identified in 11 states throughout the midwest. The retail store has had success in Bismarck and Minot over the final 3 decades, Glik said.
“We evidently know that Dickinson is a special group, but we have a really great feeling of what the North Dakota client likes,” he said. “I think the a single point that genuinely can make us special is that we definitely tailor our vogue assortment to the communities that we provide. We operate extremely, pretty hard to tailor every of our trend assortments immediately to the community mainly because each neighborhood where we have merchants is uniquely different.”
This also implies there are no two Glik’s merchants that are just the very same. Each individual keep is up to date with new style arrivals just about day-to-day. The enterprise is currently using the services of personnel for the Dickinson area.
5 generations of the Glik spouse and children have crafted a relatives-owned retail business considering that the initially Glik’s store opened in 1897, Glik stated. The initially location in St. Louis, Mo. began as a menswear retail store. The next area opened in Madison, Ill. and expanded into a entire-blown department shop. Gliks has been acknowledged as the 14th oldest retailer in the United States, he claimed.
“I fell in really like with the business at an early age at the dining place desk,” Glik reported. “So my father ran the organization for about 60 many years and his enthusiasm for the company definitely aligned with Jim, my brother, and myself. And so when we went to faculty, we realized what we preferred to do when we got out of university.”
On the other hand, Glik’s demands the household to work at a distinctive retailer for at the very least two decades, to assist make sure the company’s results, he said.
“The achievements amount of a loved ones organization in the fourth generation is less than 3%,” Glik explained. “So even however we have been in adore with the organization, we had to get the job done for another retailer for two a long time right before coming into the company.”
Some of the brand name names Glik’s carries include Patagonia, The North Experience, Elan, Thread & Provide, Patagonia, Billabong, 1897, Quiksilver and far more.
“I am extremely excited about the Dickinson local community,” Glik reported.
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