They and many other celebrities time and again choose the Glendale Galleria for high-profile promotional appearances. The
"We're one of the largest-volume stores in the western region, but we also are in a great location," said Dean Carey, general manager of JCPenney at the Galleria.
His store was the center of the storm during Crawford's evening visit last week to the Sephora store inside JCPenney to promote her Meaningful Beauty skin care products.
Earlier this year, JCPenney hosted an appearance by gold-medal-winning Olympic gymnast Nastia Liukin. Dean Carey noted that Liukin's "Supergirl by Nastia" line of active wear is a product of
The Macy's at the Galleria is also a popular spot. Mariah Carey and Aguilera appeared there when launching products in recent years.
"Glendale is a convenient location for celebrities and the media, close to the TV networks, and an easy drive for celebrity talent," said Rosemarie Robles, manager of media relations for Macy's. "The mall management at the Galleria is very easy to work with, and often partners with us on events. They understand the logistics of big events, and are willing to go the extra mile to help us be successful."
Fernando Valenzuela, the former superstar pitcher for the
Familiar faces from the shows "Glee," "DeGrassi," "Days of Our Lives" and
JCPenney's Dean Carey remembers when Clinton arrived in 1991, just weeks after winning the presidential election and before moving into the