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Roses discount stores open in northeast Louisiana on closed Fred sites

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Two Roses Express discount stores were launched in former Fred stores in northeast Louisiana.

A Roses Express at 522 Lincoln Road (Louisiana 139) in Swartz is open and will host a grand opening on Thursday, February 27. Special offers will be available on certain items while stocks last.

A second store in Columbia at 8155 US 165 opened on Tuesday.

Jeff King, vice president of sales and marketing at Variety Wholesalers INC, said the company is encouraged by the initial reaction from the community and plans a grand opening at a later date.

“We are thrilled to bring our special blend of trusted values ​​and unique finds to the community,” commented Bruce Efird, President and CEO of Roses Express’s parent company, Variety Stores Inc.

“Everyone loves a good deal. Our stores, and the great teams that run them, ensure that all of our customers’ needs are met by offering high quality items at considerable savings, without the need for constant coupons and chasing sales, ”said added Efird.

When asked if the company plans to develop additional stores in the area, King said, “We are excited to expand into Louisiana and our real estate team is constantly evaluating locations where we believe we can meet a need for. the community.”

The two new stores already have staff, but the company is still looking for employees. Anyone looking to apply for a job is encouraged to stop by the store and speak to a store manager.

Roses Express stores offer a mix of merchandise at discount prices.

“Roses Express has built a reputation for knowing our customers and recognizing that they work hard for their money. With new products on our shelves every day in clothes and shoes for the whole family, accessories, home furnishings and decoration, toys, health and beauty products and other household needs, Roses Express has real deals for you and your family, ”said Efird.

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