A decade after closing its only retail outlet in Buffalo, The Limited Inc. is poised to locate one of its bath products stores within city limits.
The Columbus, Ohio-based retail giant will open a 2,300-square-foot Bath & Body Works shop in Delaware Consumer Square, in North Buffalo in May. The bath and body products store will be located near Party City, on the Elmwood Avenue side of the retail campus.
The company is also eyeing space at University Plaza, just over the city line in the Town of Amherst, in the next few months.
The Limited, best known for its self-titled women's apparel chain, as well as its Victoria's Secret, has not had a corporate presence in Buffalo since May 1993 when it shuttered its Limited store in downtown's Main Place Mall.
While it has overlooked the city in its expansions, it has opened a number of new stores in local suburban malls. In addition to its long-established formats, it has also added Limited, Too, Lerner New York, Express and Structure stores.
The company currently operates six Bath & Body Works stores in the Buffalo market.