Three hundred people lined up outside the newly-opened Primark at American Dream. On a Thursday. In the midst of a pandemic.
Other retailers, like Hot Topic and Pac Sun, also had customers cued and waiting to to get in to shop for sweatshirts, jeans and other items.
The coronavirus pandemic may have delayed American Dream’s phased opening, but visitors were ready when the 3.3. million square foot complex in East Rutherford finally did open — three months after indoor malls were allowed to reopen and one month after indoor amusements were given permission resume.
American Dream representatives have said they wanted to make the destination as safe as possible before inviting people back.
“The number one thing we wanted to do was to create the safest place outside of your home,” said Mark Ghermezian, Co-Chief Executive Officer of American Dream.
He, like hundreds of other people, wandered American Dream, wearing