Danish shoe brand ECCO, known for stylish comfort, will open its 1,000th store Friday at Mall of America. The store will feature ECCO's complete line of men's, women's, sport, golf and outdoor/performance footwear. The retail space--second level, north side--is inspired by ECCO’s Scandinavian heritage with sleek, modern design. ”We are excited to be entering Mall of America as a true shopping destination for consumers from all over the US and the world," ECCO USA President Dave Quel said in a statement. The first 50 customers will receive a gift bag with purchase.