Monday, March 11, 2013
CUTCO's sixth location is expected to open in mid-April.
Monday, March 11
Kitchen cutlery manufacturer CUTCO Cutlery will open its sixth location at 43215 Grand River in Novi, in mid-April. According to a company press release, CUTCO is based in Olean, NY, and has sold its products primarily through a national network of college students who sell through in-home personal demonstrations. The opening of retail stores is part of a growing initiative to give these products more visibility to customers and to form a deeper, ongoing relationship with CUTCO owners who live in the Detroit area. CUTCO Corp. CEO and Chairman Jim Stitt said Novi was selected because of such strong customer support and a “wonderful rich history of loyalty among CUTCO owners in and around Detroit.” CUTCO estimates that there are more than …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Owner Dan Di Sebastian says he opened the business to help create jobs, after losing his job of 30 years to a business bankruptcy.
Imagine that you open the lid of your washer only to discover that you left your cell phone in the pocket of your jeans. Both are squeaky clean and very wet. CPR (Cell Phone Repair) owner Dan Di Sebastian says that happened to one of his customers, who got her phone back in working order. Those kinds of electronic miracles happen every day in his business, a franchise Di Sebastian bought after losing his automotive job of 30 years to a business bankruptcy. "I decided I would see if I could get some people back to work," the Northville resident said. CPR (Cell Phone Repair) opened Jan. 20, next door to Biggby in the Novi Town Center on Grand River, and plans a March 15 ribbon cutting and March 16 grand opening celebration. Di Sebastian …
Monday, March 4, 2013
CPR (Cell Phone Repair), now open, will be joined by the other three businesses in June.
One new business that opened in Novi Town Center last month will soon be joined by three others. In a press release, the center's management announced CPR (Cell Phone Repair), located next door to Biggby coffee shop, will be joined by Charming Charlie, Total Hockey and Tulip & Nails, who together will lease more than 21,000 square feet of space in the shopping center by the end of June. Charming Charlie is a national fashion accessories retailer featuring a variety of accessories, ingeniously arranged by color, making that perfect accent fun and easy to find, according to the release. Total Hockey offers the finest quality equipment, services and apparel for all hockey enthusiasts, and Tulip & Nails is a full-service nail salon. CPR (Cell…
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
The store will also have deals on Thursday night.
Friday will be the Novi Walmart's first Black Friday since it opened in Novi Town Center this August, and the employees have been preparing for it since opening day. "We've been planning for three months to provide a safe shopping experience," said store manager Aaron Quimby. Quimby said he is expecting a big turnout at the Novi store, and that Walmart will have more merchandise this year than ever before. "We're excited for this year," he said. Preparations have included ordering merchandise and planning where big items will be stocked throughout the store, how to organize queues for people to wait in line, and where to place personnel. Walmart will have three major Black Friday events this year, the first one starting at 8 p.m. on …
Sunday, November 11, 2012
A new women's fashion store has opened in Novi Town Center. Dots, which opened in mid-October, offers clothing, jewelry, lingerie, perfumes, shoes and more. Clothes come in sizes 0-24, and the store caters to women ages 25-35. Store manager Janette Khalaf said what makes Dots stand out from other women's stores is its customer service. "Our customers are definitely more important to us than anything," she said. She added that ladies can also get trendy clothes at Dots for great prices. "You can get a complete outfit for under $100," she said. Khalaf previously managed the Dots stores in Farmington, Canton and Livonia and is excited to now be running the store in Novi. "Its the kind of job you don't dread coming to," she said. "This is a …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Big Frog is now open in Novi Town Center.
After retiring from the auto industry, Doug Rossman decided he wanted to try something different and be his own boss. He decided to be a franchise broker for a year, and then ended up becoming a franchise owner himself. He and his wife, Robin, of Farmington Hills, opened Big Frog Custom T-Shirts and More at 26036 Ingersol Drive in Novi Town Center earlier this month. Doug Rossman said the new look of Novi Town Center cemented their decision to open the store in Novi. "I think it's really going to pick up nice," he said. The business offers custom digitally-printed T-shirts and other items using what is essentially a large ink-jet printer. Unlike screen printing, which essentially is layers of paint on top of fabric, Big Frog’s direct-to-…
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
The retail center is giving away an all-expense trip for four.
Novi Town Center is having its grand re-opening on Sept. 13, and to celebrate, it's giving away a Disney vacation. The giveaway is for a vacation package for four people to Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando. The package includes air fare, lodging, tickets, meals for four and $500 cash, according to the Novi Town Center Facebook page. You can enter to win from now until Sept. 12 at noon using forms found at stores throughout Novi Town Center. The drawing will take place at the re-opening ribbon cutting ceremony on Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m.
Friday, August 17, 2012
The restaurant opens in Novi Town Center on Sept. 28.
Michigan native John Bornoty does not like having to compromise healthy food for speedy service, so he decided to start his own restaurant that would combine the two. "I'm on the go all the time and I like to eat healthy, and there are no options for people who want to eat healthy that are on the go. So the whole concept evolved basically from that," he said. Bornoty created The Big Salad restaurant. As the name gives away, The Big Salad is a speciality salad restaurant where salads are made for the customer. Novi customers will be able to enjoy The Big Salad on Sept. 28, when a location opens in Novi Town Center next door to Pei Wei. The Big Salad offers more than 28 vegetable topping choices, 30 dressings, eight meat and seafood topping …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The Supercenter opened at 8 a.m. Wednesday in Novi Town Center.
Walmart is now open in Novi, and it will remain open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Supercenter was opened to customers just before 8 a.m. Wednesday morning. A grand opening ceremony, including a posting of the colors by the Novi Police Department, a blessing and a ribbon cutting, made the opening official. Fore more news in Novi, follow Novi Patch on Facebook and Twitter. The 153,00 square-foot store was constructed in Novi Town Center during the past year and is expected to employ 300 people. The store includes a full line of groceries, apparel, accessories, a garden center, health and beauty aids, an electronics department, pharmacy and photo center. Novi Mayor Bob Gatt welcomed the Supercenter to the area and wished them luck, …
Monday, August 13, 2012
The new Supercenter in Novi Town Center has its grand opening on Aug. 15.
Novi's new Walmart Supercenter will open in Novi Town Center on Wednesday at 8 a.m. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 7:30 a.m. with community and business leaders. The 153,00 square-foot store was constructed over the past year and will be open 24 hours, seven days a week. The Supercenter is expected to employ 300 people. For updates on this story and other top news in Novi, follow Novi Patch on Facebook and Twitter. The store includes a full line of groceries including a bakery, deli, fresh produce, beer and wine. The Walmart also will have apparel and accessories, a garden center, health and beauty aids, an electronics department, pharmacy and photo center. According to a press release, the store will incorporate the company's …