Construction is under way for two new stores at the Shoppes at Branson Hills! They are scheduled to open sometime after the first of the year! Pier 1 Imports, a furniture store and Ultra Beauty, a cosmetics stores will be opening next to Michaels, at the end of the current strip of stores. According to the building permit application log at the City of Branson, the estimated value of the two stores combined is about $1.96 million. Branson is seeing more retail development because there are so many successful businesses here, according to Joel Hornickel, City Senior Planner.