Showcase, 'Home of the Hottest Trends' is now open at the Maine Mall.

This is a retailer out of Canada, and this is the first store they've opened in Maine. This begs the question, 'What the heck is a Showcase store?'

Well, it's a store that is literally home to the hottest trends. They are a fairly new Canadian company that has opened in about 93% of Canada's premiere malls and now they are expanding into US malls. The CEO, Samir Kulkarni told Retailer Insider,

Millions of American consumers are in for an amazing surprise when they are introduced to the Showcase brand, and discover our stores are filled with the hottest and trendiest items they won’t find anywhere else.

Kinda brilliant. Us Americans love a good trend and having the 'hottest' new whatever. Like Splooshies.

I tried to find out what a Splooshie was and well, let me warn you not to Google Splooshie. Of course, this Showcase Facebook post is a couple of years old, so it may not be trending now.

This store has a lot of things that trends. They opened and expanded quickly with stores now in 12 states in just a year! The stores are all small too, only 1,200 to 1,500 square feet so it's quick and easy to shop. They took the spot where AimPoint was in the Mall near H&M. According to Maine Biz, they had to do some serious renovations because it was a totally different setup.

So if you've got kids begging for the latest 'trendy' whatever - here's where you can get your Squishmallows, Funko Pop, and of course Dope Slimes.


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