Variety Wholesalers, INC. Opens Newest Location, Roses Express, in Nashville, GA

HENDERSON, NC (April 20, 2017) – Retail chain, Variety Wholesalers, INC., a Fortune 500 privately held company who owns and operates a collection of off-price discount stores, namely Roses Discount Stores and Roses Express, offering apparel, shoes, accessories, home fashion and décor and furniture, continues to charge forward with an aggressive growth plan.  Such plan has not only included a second distribution center, but also includes the addition of 25 new Roses and Roses Express brick and mortar stores throughout 2017 with their newest Roses Express in Nashville, GA at 732 S. Jefferson Street, holding their Grand Opening celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday, May 6th at 9:00am.

Kicking off the festivities, Roses Express will hold an official ribbon cutting ceremony lead by the store managers and associates alongside the Berrien County Chamber of Commerce and community dignitaries and officials, followed by a special gift from Roses Express to the first 200 customers who walk through the doors. Roses Express will continue to gift the community as they raffle off 10 high-value items throughout Grand Opening day from TV’s and tablets, to outdoor furniture, pools and much more. Along with the customer gifts, refreshments, and amazing deals, the local radio station will be there to keep the crowd entertained.

“We are excited to be a part of the Nashville community and welcome nearly 40 new employees from the Nashville community to our team,” said Wilson Sawyer, President of Variety Wholesalers, “The folks in Nashville have been nothing but kind and welcoming to us. We really do look forward to continuing that relationship and providing everyday low prices on truly great products, not to mention a convenient and welcoming place to shop – you’ll find it easy to get in and out of Roses Express and then back on your way.”

About Variety Wholesalers, Inc.  Variety Wholesalers, Inc. is a family owned business that began in eastern North Carolina in 1922.  In 1949 John W. Pope, then just 24 years old, took ownership of his family’s “Five and Dime” stores, eventually growing them to one of the largest privately owned companies in the United States.  As the third generation, Art Pope joined Variety Wholesalers in 1986, and has served as Chairman and CEO since 2006.  Today, Variety Wholesalers is based in Henderson, NC and operates nearly 400 stores in 17 states, primarily comprised of the Roses Discount Store and Roses Express brands.  The chain of discount stores has become a neighborhood shopping destination offering everything from basic household necessities, fashionable apparel for the whole family, furniture, home décor & home fashion, health and beauty, housewares, lawn & garden, holiday, electronics, stationary as well as home/office and back to school items.  Roses maintains an honorable and simple mission to provide quality products at great values without the need for constant couponing and chasing down special sales.  Roses knows its customers, recognizing they work hard for their money and deserve to have a place where they can find all they need and want.  Roses has built a team of friendly employees that provide exceptional service, making customers feel at home in their neighborhood.  With new items being placed on shelves every day, Roses is a place to discover something new that the whole family will love.

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