The Montgomery Ward store was changed to a closeout format before closing.Goldblatt's moved into the mall in 1985, taking part of the former Montgomery Ward with Aldi taking the rest. J.C. Penney was the last department store to leave the mall, doing so in 1995. It became US Factory Outlets in 1997.AJ Wright replaced the former Kresge/McCrory, and Ames briefly replaced the former Goldblatt's. The former Ames was later divided into mall space, while Aldi moved out in 2004. Marshalls opened in 2011 following the closure of the AJ Wright chain, but the store closed in December 2011 after only 7 months in operation.