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'J&R Express' Opening Inside Century 21 This Fall

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J&R Records wants to remain a downtown fixture any way it can while its Park Row home is being developed. The New York Post is reporting that the electronics institution is opening a shop-in-shop inside the nearby Century21 that'll sell everything from portable electronics to vinyl.

"While we are redeveloping the block and planning the future of Park Row we wanted to answer the demand and outcry of support for J&R to remain a fixture of lower Manhattan," co-founder Rachelle Friedman told the paper.

The 1,500 square-foot boutique should open on the lower level of the discount department store in October. It'll also host "special music events…including performances and in-store meet and greets," according to the company.

And if all goes well, expect to see more mini J&Rs popping up. "The new J&R boutique is expected to be the first of several for the department store," the Post writes.
· Iconic J&R to re-open as boutique inside Century 21 [NYP]
· J&R Says It Isn't Closing on Park Row—It's Renovating for 2015 [Racked NY]

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