Big-Name Brands Arrive in Anchorage

On Thursday,  Anchorage fashionistas lined up to be the first inside the new H&M men’s and women’s apparel store in Anchorage. We’ll be viewing some footage of that exciting event in a moment.  Today, we are taking a look at how and why national brands, and in H&M’s case, international brands, are locating in Anchorage.

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HOST: Ellen Lockyer


  • Bruce Bustamante, president, Anchorage Chamber of Commerce
  • Mouhcine Guettabi, economist, Institute of Social and Economic Research at UAA
  • Brandon Walker, agent specializing in commercial leasing, Jack White Real Estate

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