Get Updates Through Email

Friday, April 29, 2016

Waccamaw's HomePlace Commercial & Shopping Carts

This commercial is from 1994:


          Waccamaw Corp. was a pottery store chain founded in 1977, and based in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Famous really for the Waccamaw outlet mall along US-501 and US-17 in Myrtle Beach.

          Opening stores in the early 80's in North Carolina, and South Carolina, the real jump for Waccamaw was in 1984 when they opened a store in an outlet mall in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, just outside Schaumburg.

          The chain bought competing home furnishing chain Homeplace and grew to over a 100 stores by 2001, changing the names to Waccamaw's Homeplace, in hopes of phasing out the Waccamaw name as the chain filed for bankruptcy and closed by 2002.


          Part of a former mall in Merrillville, Indiana, there is an Old Time Pottery store that I presume to have taken a former Homeplace store, as these are the shopping carts in the store, and this chain sells the exact same merchandise as Waccamaw.






Thank you for reading Trip to the Mall and continue to follow us on Facebook.

1 comment:

  1. If you need your ex-girlfriend or ex-boyfriend to come crawling back to you on their knees (even if they're dating somebody else now) you got to watch this video
    right away...

    (VIDEO) Win your ex back with TEXT messages?

    ReplyDelete