west palm beach polo club H opens with great fanfare in Westgate Mall
is very big, said shopper Svetlana Konkin, 29, of Spartanburg, who said she was clothes shopping for her husband and two children, ages 3 and 5. a decent store in Spartanburg. said she used to shop at H in Massachusetts before moving to Spartanburg, and has since been going to its Atlanta or Charlotte locations.affordable and it fashionable, she said.H store spokesman Patrick Shaner said it the first H store in the Upstate and fourth in South Carolina.was an amazing, great turnout, Shaner said. us, these openings are like a celebration. We always try to engage with the customer. security divided shoppers into two orderly lines leading to the store entrance near the food court. Shoppers received gift cards that ranged in value from $10 to $300.There was music and dancing and a countdown to the noon opening.Greeting shoppers at the front of the 21,650 square foot store were racks of clothing at discount prices, including blouses for $5, shirts for $7, and two for $10 tank tops.The store sells fashion apparel for women and men, and an H Kids collection for newborns to 14 year olds.Antonia Lyles, 19, of Spartanburg, said she works in the mall at the Fashion Line footwear store, and came to be a part of the festivities.loud, really fun, said Lyles, who received a $25 gift card. like the energy. I didn think there be anywhere near this (turnout).like their prices and clothes, she added. have a chic look and the store is bigger than most others. Brown, 22, of Spartanburg, said he came to see new trends offered at H will be a success story, he said.Konkin said she was not a regular Westgate Mall shopper, but will be one now.will definitely come here more now, she said.In addition to gift cards, Shaner said about 20 shoppers received a 15 percent discount off their purchases for donating bags of used clothes.H has a global garment recycling program that encourages shoppers to bring in unwanted clothes. Last year, more than 2 million pounds of unwanted textiles were diverted from landfills.