Supermarkets are large stores that carry food, cleaning supplies, personal hygiene products, and other items (Hy-Vee, Wal-Mart, Target). Specialty stores sell a certain type of merchendise such as food, clothing, shoes, furniture, etc (Kohls, Famous Footwear, Simpson Furniture). Convenience stores are much smaller stores that are limited in selection of items; prices are usually higher than supermarkets. Drugstores carry medications, cosmetics, magazines, etc. Prices marked on goods at the stores are fixed, you cannot bargain for a lower price.
College Square Mall 277-3636 http://www.collegesquare.com/ 6301 University Ave
Located within walking distance or a very short bus ride. It features Aeropostale, American Eagle Outfitters, Bath & Body Works, Buckle, Express, Scheels, Vanity, Vistoria's Secret, Von Maur, Younkers. You are welcome to shop, dine, and enjoy the line-up of more than 50 name-brand stores, specialty boutiques, restaurants and service providers. College Square Cinema features state-of-the-art auditoriums, all featuring digital sound, stadium seating, and convenient showtimes http://www.marcustheatres.com/Theatre/. Party room available for rental.
Cedar Falls Main Street 277-0213 http://www.communitymainstreet.org/ 206 Main St
You may find many specialty and art shops, galleries, and restaurants.
Black Hawk Village University Ave and McClain Dr
About 15-min walk from campus to Dollar General, Famous Footwear, Kohl's, and others.
Holiday Plaza 6300 University Ave
About 15-min walk from campus to Aldi's, Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que, La' James International College, Tan Downunder, West Music, and others.
Crossroads Center 234-1788 http://www.shopcrossroadscenter.com/ 2060 Crossroads Blvd
Located about 20 minutes away by car, or a two-bus ride. It features Buckle, Dillard’s, Foot Locker, JCPenney, Maurices, Old Navy, PacSun, Sears, Vanity, Younkers along with other stores, services, and food ventors. The Marcus Crossroads Cinema features state-of-the-art auditoriums, each featuring digital sounds, stadium seating, and convenient showtimes http://www.marcustheatres.com/Theatre/. Features Ultra Screen and 3D auditorium.
In addition, this area of Waterloo features such stores as Famous Footwear, Hobby Lobby, K-Mart, Kohls, ShoeCarnival, Target, Wal-Mart, among many others.
Consignment/Second Hand Stores
Schwab’s Furniture 9902 University Ave, Cedar Falls, IA 319-266-2076
Gilgen’s Furniture 115 W 16th St, Cedar Falls, IA 319-266-5152
Goodwill Store 4318 University Ave, Cedar Falls, IA 319-277-0040
Goodwill Store 4107 Hammond Ave, Waterloo, IA 319-266-6120
Main Street Exchange 309 Main St, Cedar Falls, IA 319-277-6554
St. Vincent De Paul 203 Main St Cedar Falls, IA 319-277-6554
St. Vincent De Paul 320 Broadway Waterloo, IA 319-232-3366
Treasure Chest 922 La Porte Rd Waterloo, IA 319-287-6773
Stuff Etc 1210 Flammang Dr Waterloo, IA 319-233-8009
Barn Happy 11310 University Ave, Cedar Falls 319-266-0888
Links to websites and telephone numbers are provided for informational purposes only and are not an endorsement by the International Students and Scholars Office.