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Posted: Thursday, November 9, 2006 6:00 am | Updated: 2:26 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

Devlin’s Market Place, a gourmet wine and cheese deli and downtown Chandler’s main anchor tenant, is changing its name to T’z Market Place.

The business, which marks its one year anniversary this its month, will celebrate the occasion with wine and beer tastings and live music this weekend. T’z Market Place is located at 58 S. San Marcos Place. City officials have been working to revitalize downtown by restoring historic buildings and trying to draw more shopping and restaurant options.

ULTA OPENS

ULTA, a retailer of beauty products and cosmetics, will open a store Friday at Superstition Gateway, 1614 S. Signal Butte Road in Mesa. The store will offer patrons free makeovers and hair styling consultations throughout the weekend.

CLOSING ITS DOORS

Simply Artrageous, a Scottsdale-based home furnishing retailer with two Valley stores, said it’s going out of business.

It runs two warehousesized art and furniture stores at Scottsdale Pavilions, 9119 E. Indian Bend Road in Scottsdale and 76012 E. Hampton Ave. in Mesa. The company recently announced that it was discounting some of its merchandise by as much as 50 percent to 70 percent.

The Scottsdale-based parent company Picturesque, opened the fi rst Simply Artrageous store in late 2003 and was expanding into the Denver and Las Vegas markets.

NEW CENTER

A new Nationwide Vision Laser and Eye Center opened at the northwest corner of Chandler Boulevard and Kyrene Road in Chandler.

The center, 6050 W. Chandler Blvd., will hold a grand opening on Tuesday.

EATERY CLOSES

Johnny Carino’s, an Italian restaurant at Fulton Ranch Towne Center at Arizona Avenue and Ocotillo Road, has closed.

Officials from Albuquerque, N.M.-based Sandia Food Group, which controls numerous Johnny Carino’s throughout the Southwest, didn’t return phone calls. However, the company has been beleaguered with problems. In July, offi cials filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection shortly after the suicide of the company’s president and CEO Mark Day.

NEW OFFICE MAX

OfficeMax will open a 15,000 square-foot store at The Summit at Scottsdale, a 325,000 square-foot shopping plaza at 32633 N. Scottsdale Road.

The offi ce supply chain, which signed a 10-year lease at the center, will open sometime this month. The center features a Target store, Safeway and the Heard Museum North, which will relocate from El Pedregal Festival Marketplace in early 2007.

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