IT’SUGAR Opens Its Newest Location At Ala Moana Center In Honolulu, Hawaii
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IT’SUGAR, a subsidiary of BBX Capital, Inc. (OTCQX: BBXIA) (PINK: BBXIB), announced today that it has opened its newest retail location at the Ala Moana Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. The 18,000 square foot location is IT’SUGAR’s second candy department store and features over 30 candy stations, a branded Sour Patch® shop, a branded OREO® department, and a TikTok area.
“We are pleased that IT’SUGAR is expanding throughout the United States and has opened its first Hawaii flagship store at Ala Moana Center. The Center is believed to be one of the largest open-air shopping centers in the world and is one of Hawaii’s premier gathering places to explore, connect, and shop,” commented Jarett Levan, Chief Executive Officer of BBX Capital, Inc.
Jeff Rubin, CEO & Founder of IT’SUGAR, commented, “IT'SUGAR's goal is to provide an escape from everyday life. As there is no better place to escape to than Hawaii, we are thrilled to bring this larger-than-life candy experience to the Ala Moana Center in Hawaii.”
About IT’SUGAR: IT’SUGAR, one of the largest candy retailers in North America, is a specialty candy retailer whose products include bulk candy, candy in giant packaging, and licensed and novelty items. Founded in 2006 by candy veteran Jeff Rubin, IT’SUGAR’s current footprint consists of approximately 100 “retailtainment” locations throughout the United States.
About BBX Capital, Inc.: BBX Capital, Inc. (OTCQX: BBXIA) (PINK: BBXIB) is a Florida-based diversified holding company whose principal holdings include BBX Capital Real Estate, BBX Sweet Holdings, which includes IT’SUGAR, and Renin. For additional information, please visit www.BBXCapital.com.
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Source: BBX Capital, Inc.