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The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that “Macy's plans to introduce its own brand of quick-serve eateries and restaurants by world-famous chefs Wolfgang Puck and Todd English to Florida stores as a part of a national expansion project.” Called Macy’s Taste Bars, the operations will include soups, salads, sandwiches, as well as gelato and coffee.

According to the story, “Taking a page from luxury department stores such as Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom, Macy's has tried to appeal to upscale customers by expanding its relationships with designer brands. Adding gourmet eateries is another sign the retailer is trying to compete.”
KC's View:
Hope it works out better than the EatZi’s that Macy’s operated in New York a number of years ago.