An upscale departmental store of America, Bloomingdale's, is one of the biggest store chains of the country and Macy's, Inc owns them. Lyman and Joseph Bloomingdale are credited to start the company in the year 1861. The company initiated selling of hoop skirts initially, from Ladies Notions' Shop at Lower East of Manhattan. They were officially inaugurated in 1872 in New York City. Their growth took a positive turn during the onset of twentieth century. They are even planning to open their store at Glendale Galleria this year, as a part of their remodeling plan for various malls. Bloomingdale's is also planning to refurbish the store at Stanford Shopping Center, in the coming year.