By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Aug 01, 2013 at 2:25 PM

The Iron Horse Hotel, 500 W. Florida St., opened its first retail space today.

Mercantile is the new "curated collection of luxe gifts for hotel guests" which occupies what used to be the hotel's dining room, directly next to Smyth restaurant. The shop will carry Iron Horse Hotel branded and non-branded gift and fashion items.

Inventory will include products from Indulgence Chocolatiers, Treat Bake Shop, local artist Bill Tyler and other local brands. Other noteworthy gifts include Lillie’s Q BBQ sauces, Stu’s Bloody Mary Mix, Further candles, Found My Animal dog collars and leashes and Areaware for kids.

Mercantile will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Call (414) 374-4766 for details.