Hackett's Sets Grand Opening Date for New Gouverneur Location
08:00 a.m. 08/19/2008 Provided by
Hackett's newest store to open Saturday, August 23rd at former WiseBuys Plaza
OGDENSBURG, N.Y., Aug 19, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Seaway Valley Capital Corporation (SWVC) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Hackett's, has scheduled a grand opening date of Saturday, August 23rd for its newest store in Gouverneur, NY, which is located in the former WiseBuys on US Route 11.
The grand opening of the Gouverneur Hackett's will commence with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 8:45am and the official store opening at 9am. The opening will be celebrated with many door prizes, including a $500 shopping spree, free gifts for the first 200 shoppers, and other grand opening merchandise promotions. Special grand opening coupons will be available through select local newspapers and to subscribers of Hackett's opt-in e-mail alerts, which can be subscribed to at www.hackettsonline.com
The newest Hackett's store will be a full line department store with premium name brand apparel, footwear and gifts, a full-service True Value hardware department and a complete RadioShack "store-within-a-store." Hackett's features brand name clothing such as The North Face, Carhartt, Columbia, Royal Robbins, Patagonia, Horny Toad, Woolrich, Fresh Produce, and Life is Good, and a large selection of footwear from Teva, Merrill, Red Wing, Nike, Reef, Born, Dansko, Crocs, Keene, Columbia, Skechers, and Doc Martens. Hackett's also carries a variety gift lines from companies such as Woodstock, Lang, Yankee Candle, Beanpod, Danielson Design, Tag, and Demdaco. The 52,000 square foot location will also offer domestics, home decor, seasonal merchandise, toys by KB Toys, and a full line of traditional and outdoor sporting goods. The Gouverneur Hackett's will also continue to offer shoes by Payless ShoeSource.
Norm Garrelts, President of Hackett's stated, "We are pleased to open the Gouverneur store, which may serve as a model location based on all the store has to offer the community." Mr. Garrelts added, "From the variety of apparel and footwear offerings, to the hardware and electronics from True Value and RadioShack - this store really will have it all." The Gouverneur Hackett's store expects to employ up to fifty full- and part-time associates, which is over twice the number employed by WiseBuys at that location.
Earlier this summer Hackett's opened its Canton location as well as its tenth location in Sackets Harbor, NY.