Enjoy the nation’s top retail brands.
Discover small, independent retailers.

Whether you’re shopping for yourself or looking for the perfect gift, Glendale is a Milwaukee shopping destination.  America’s top retail brands call the North Shore home.  From Apple to Zumii’s, you’ll access your favorite brands in Glendale: ORVIS, UNCLE DANS, TRADER JOE’S, BROOKS BROTHERS, KILWINS, PIER ONE, SUR La Table, KOHL’S, and more!

Or perhaps, you prefer “Main Street” over “Main Stream”?  You’ll discover unique independent retailers worth meeting and exploring for fine jewelry, music, resale, shoes, and comic stores.  Many are locally-owned stores proud of their unique offerings…and even prouder of their rich, family tradition.  From independent music stores to family-owned shoe stores, you’ll salute the selection and service.

We’ve highlighted a few of our local favorites below…or click here to visit our business directory.


BAYSHORE

414-963-8780

5800 N Bayshore Drive Glendale, WI 53217

BAYSHORE is Glendale’s premier entertainment center featuring more than 70 retailers, restaurants and service providers including Apple, Athleta, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, California Pizza Kitchen, The Cheesecake Factory, H&M, Sur la Table, plus much more! Visit thebayshorelife.com for featured events and entertainment.

https://thebayshorelife.com/

BOELTER SUPERSTORE

414-967-4333

4200 N. Port Washington Rd. - Glendale, WI 53212

Every cook's delight!  There are only three Boelter SuperStores in the country...and Glendale is proud to host one!  This kitchen warehouse superstore caters to cooks, bakers, chefs, restaurants, and entertainers.  If you are a cooking aficionado (or just a wanna-be), you'll find exactly what you're looking for: Cooking equipment, dishes, tools, glassware, cookware, small appliances, restaurant equipment, paper products, storage options, cutting boards, knives, and more! Don't forget to sign-up for a class and learn from their celebrity chef.  Their state-of-the-art event space hosts parties, meetings, and events.

https://www.boelter.com/superstores/milwaukee

STAN'S FIT FOR YOUR FEET

414-464-1930

505 W Silver Spring Dr, Glendale, WI 53217

Step into an old-fashioned, family shoe store...which isn't so old-fashioned.  You'll find a large selection of comfortable brands that are on-trend. Locally owned and operated since 1950...men, women, and children have been shopping at Stan's for generations.  The "feel" is always important, and their employees are properly trained to find the right "fit" for you.  Tried-and-True brands such as DANSKO, BIRKENSTOCK, BOGS, CLARKS, MERRELL, KEEN, NEW BALANCE, and more. Come meet the wonderful Sajdak family, as they operate one of the best shoe and accessory stores in the North Shore.

http://stansfootwear.com/

BOARD GAME BARRISTER

414-963-2100

5800 North Bayshore Drive, Suite A-115 Glendale, WI 53217

Discover a new favorite game at BOARD GAME BARRISTER.  This independent, locally-owned game store offers hundreds of family-friendly favorites, iconic challenges, fantasy selections, cards, dice, puzzles and more. It's the go-to destination for "Magic the Gathering" and "Dungeon's and Dragons". Try-Out the game before you purchase.  Board Game Barrister offers hundreds of games you can play in their game area. It's the ideal location for a birthday party...for any age.

https://www.boardgamebarrister.com/

SPRECHER GIFT SHOP

414-964-2739

701 W. Glendale Ave. Glendale, WI 53209

Need a momento of your stay in Glendale? Looking for the ideal gift for a craft beer drinker? Want to take home Sprecher's award-winning soda and beer?  The Sprecher Brewery Gift Shop offers a wide selection of t-shirts, sweatshirts, specialty foods, beverages, knick-knacks, and promotional items.  Oh, while you're visiting...be sure to sign-up for a tour. You'll get to see why Glendale is the "Root Beer Capital of the Universe" and taste the brewery's award-winning creations.

https://www.sprecherbrewery.com/visit-sprecher/giftshop/

BRASS BELL MUSIC STORE

414-963-1000

210 Silver Spring Dr. Milwaukee, WI 53217

For generations, Brass Bell Music Store has been the top music store in the North Shore for instruments and lessons.  Besides finding a large selection of instruments to purchase or own, you'll connect with experienced, knowledgeable staff.  If you're looking for musical accessories, sheet music, and gifts...that's in the repertoire, too.

https://brassbellmusic.com/

CLASSIC COMICS & COLLECTIBLES

(414) 351-2222

6815 N Green Bay Ave, Glendale, WI 53209

This local, independently owned comic store features a lot more than comic books. Discover fun, hard-to-find collectibles, and movies. Superheroes, movie stars, and legends are represented. The owner is very "hands-on", friendly, and knowledgeable about comic books.

Robert Haack Diamonds (Fine Jewelry)

414-351-3900

6969 N. Port Washington Road

Since 1948, Robert Haack has been a trusted resource for purchasing, repairing, or creating custom jewelry designs. This independent, locally-owned jewelry store offers a vast selection of engagement rings, gemstone jewelry, gold creations, loose diamonds and more. They also feature a large selection of estate jewelry.

http://roberthaackdiamonds.com/