HomeGoods to take over former Barnes & Noble space on University Drive

Home Goods HomeGoods, which specializes in high-end home fashions at discounted prices, currently has 374 stores nationwide, including locations in Birmingham and Hoover.

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — The Huntsville Development News blog is reporting that HomeGoods will open its first area store this fall in the former Barnes Noble space on University Drive. HomeGoods, which specializes in high-end home fashions at discounted prices, currently has 374 stores nationwide, including locations in Birmingham and Hoover. Its parent company, Massachussets-based TJX, also owns nearly 2,000 Marshalls and T.J. Maxx stores.

Huntsville Development News blogger James Vandiver, who is also a part-time retail specialist in the mayor’s office, reports that renovations are already under way on the University Drive HomeGoods store. It will offer 25,000 square feet of retail space next door to Best Buy. The Barnes and Noble space has been vacant since the bookstore moved to Bridge Street Town Centre in 2008.

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