The new year will bring new retailers to Great Lakes Mall.
The mall will welcome four new tenants to its list of more than 120 specialty shops in 2013.
More fresh fare will arrive at the in the food court when Chop It Salad Co. opens its newest location in late February.
The locally owned and operated restaurant serves made-to-order salads, wraps, smoothies and other options.
It lets patrons pick from more than 50 toppings and 30 dressings to create the salad of their choice.
Then, in mid-May, Francesca’s Collections -- a boutique that provides unique and eclectic women’s clothing, fashion jewelry and handbags -- will open a new, 1,326-square-foot location at Great Lakes Mall between H&M and The Limited.
Next, both Forever 21 and P.S. from Aéropostale will be opening in September.
P.S. from Aéropostale sells casual apparel and accessories for seven to 12 year-olds. It will occupy 3,500 square feet between Kitchen Collection and Hot Topic.
Forever 21, which offers current fashions for women and men, will open a 15,261-square-foot location between Roger's Jewelers and The Icing.
“It’s always exciting to announce new, well-known retailers coming to Great Lakes Mall,” said Renee Lanzara. “The addition of these great new shops will increase the choices for our guests and improve their overall shopping experience.”