1. Hollywood Nails
Hollywood Nails offers manicure and pedicure services.
2. Shear Perfection
Shear Perfection offers a variety of hair treatments like cuts, colors and highlights.
GNC sells health and nutrition-related products, including vitamins, supplements, minerals, herbs, sports nutrition, diet and energy products, according to the company’s website.
GNC has about 8,000 stores throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
4. Bath & Body Works
Bath & Body Works specializes in shower gels, lotions, fragrance mists, perfumes, candles and home fragrances.
Bath & Body Works has over 1,600 stores across the county.
5. Spencer’s Gifts
Spencer’s Gifts specializes in novelty and gag gifts. The company also sells clothing, band merchandise, room decor, collectible figures, fashion and body jewelry as well as fantasy and horror items, according to the company’s website.
Spencer’s Gifts has more than 600 stores across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
Emporium specializes in selling vintage, new and handmade items.
The resale store offers a wide variety of items including old, new, used and handmade.
7. Shoe Dept. Encore
Shoe Dept. Encore is a retail chain featuring casual, dress and athletic shoes for men, women and children. The store features a wide variety of name brands, as well as brand exclusive to Shoe Dept. Encore.
Shoe Dept. Encore has about 1,100 locations across the county.
8. Sonics School of Dance, Gymnastics and Cheerleading
Sonics School of Dance features classes in tap dancing, jazz, hip-hop, ballet, gymnastics, baton and cheerleading for children and teens.
The school also offers its own cheerleading squads.
9. Popz Topz showroom
The Popz Topz showroom features hats designed by Ron Stephens, the father of Springfield native and Grammy-award winning artist John Legend.
The store was started in 2012 by Stephens and the hats are sold mainly online at popztopz.com, however, the store’s Upper Valley Mall location has served as a showcase for the business for the past two years.
SEE PHOTO: Looking back at Upper Valley Mall in Springfield
10. Foot Locker
Foot Locker is a sportswear and footwear retailer.
The store offers shoes, clothing and other sports-related merchandise.
Foot Locker has more than 1,800 stores across 23 different countries, according to the companies website.
11. Home Plate Sports Academy
Home Plate Sports Academy offers indoor batting cages. The sports academy also offers hitting, catching and pitching lessons. It also offers party rooms for birthday parties, team events and youth group gatherings, according to the companies Facebook page.
12. Epic Loot Games and Comics
Epic Loot Games and Comics offers a wide variety of items for all sorts of hobbies, including; board games, minis, comic books, Magic products, trading cards, video games, gaming accessories and role-playing accessories.
In addition, the store offers large gaming rooms with tables and chairs fitted for close access and viewing of games. Each day of the week, the store also offers scheduled events that will, “satisfy the most competitive gamer and the most casual,” according to the company’s website.
The gaming and comic book store is one of two locations, the other is located in Centerville.