Canada’s largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer Indigo Books & Music Inc. will join the lineup at The Mall at Short Hills in summer 2018. The brand’s first U.S. location will be designed around its new ‘cultural department store for booklovers’ concept to offer in-store programming, bestselling books, toys, fashion, home décor, stationery, electronics and more.

“Our goal is to attract retailers that offer exceptional merchandise and experiences, so their brand will certainly resonate with consumers who are looking to explore and purchase something unexpected,” said General Manager Jamie Cox. “We are incredibly pleased Indigo chose to make its U.S. debut at The Mall at Short Hills.”

“We are excited to be opening our first U.S. based Indigo retail store at The Mall in Short Hills,” said Heather Reisman, Chief Executive Officer at Indigo. “It is the perfect location to launch our unique experience and we look forward to becoming a joyful part of the Short Hills community.”

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Operating online and through retail stores in all Canadian provinces, Indigo offers a distinctive, omni-channel experience and the ultimate community for booklovers. The 30,000 sq. ft. store will be located in the former Saks Fifth Avenue space.

For a complete list of retailers, visit www.shopshorthills.com/shopping.

About Indigo Books & Music Inc.

Indigo is a publicly traded Canadian company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (IDG). As the largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer in Canada, Indigo operates in all provinces under different banners including Indigo; Indigospirit; Chapters; and Coles. The online channel, indigo.ca, offers a one-stop online shop with a robust selection of books, toys, home décor, stationery and gifts.

About The Mall at Short Hills

The Mall at Short Hills is the dominant fashion and luxury destination in the suburban metropolitan New York market. The shopping center is one of the few in the United States with the prestigious combination of Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s and Macy’s under one roof. It also boasts a critical mass of luxury tenants, including Burberry, Bvlgari, Cartier, Chanel, Dior and Hermès, to name a few. Shopping hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Department store and restaurant hours may vary. Preview the stores and styles at www.shopshorthills.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements contained in this news release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements which involve risk and uncertainties that could cause results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements. Among the key factors that could cause such differences are: general economic, market or business conditions in Canada; competitive actions by other companies; changes in laws or regulations; and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of Indigo Books & Music Inc.