The Athleta store coming to Mayfaire Town Center
is expected to open March 17, according to a Mayfaire announcement on Facebook
and its website.
New to Wilmington, the Athleta store will be located at 6807 Main St. in the former J. Crew space, next to Brixx Wood Fired Pizza.
Gap Inc. owns Athleta, a women's casual and athletic apparel brand that has been boosting the company's profits
in recent years.
Kurt Bohlman, general manager of Mayfaire, stated in a previous news release that Athleta is "one of the top requested stores customers ask for and we are eager to bring this new to the market fitness apparel brand to Wilmington.”
in 2019 stated that Gap Inc. has been expanding its Athleta brand while closing underperforming Gap and Banana Republic stores.
National clothing retailer J. Crew closed its Mayfaire Town Center location last year.