Retail chain JC Penney, which had its corporate headquarters in New York for much of the 20th century but never had a store in Manhattan, will debut its first store in that borough later this month.

Best Buy on Saturday was scheduled to open its first-ever store in the New York City borough of the Bronx. The store, located on E. Fordham Rd., is expected to add 150 jobs in that community.

U.S. Listing for the consumer Electronics and Major Appliance trade In this section, Dealerscope profiles the top 10 retail demographic market areas, reporting on 1999 retail entrances and exits, regional economic highlights and outlooks for 2000. 1. New York City Entrances & Exits: When Circuit City opened its first store in New York City in 1998, it proved to other national chains that the big rent of the big city is quickly compensated by the big spenders in the big city. Consequently, the Big Apple in the last year saw even more megastore openings. Office Depot opened its first Manhattan store—a 21,000-sq.-ft .store

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