FRAMINGHAM, Mass., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HomeGoods, the country's only major off-price store dedicated to home fashions, will open its first store in Alexandria on Sunday, May 1st at 8:00 a.m. The 24,000 square-foot store is located at Mount Vernon Crossroads at Richmond Highway and Belford Drive. With the addition of this store, HomeGoods will have 12 stores in the Washington, D.C. market. In honor of this grand opening and to support the Alexandria community, HomeGoods will donate $5,000 to the United Community Ministries of Alexandria.
HomeGoods offers an exciting, ever-changing selection of high-quality home fashions at prices 20% to 60% less than department and specialty store regular prices, every day. HomeGoods provides consumers with extraordinary values on brand name and designer merchandise and unique finds for every room and in countless styles.
"We are excited to bring HomeGoods and our off-price concept to Alexandria shoppers," states Richard Sherr, President of HomeGoods. "Consumers are more value conscious than ever and we know that our new store will be a welcome addition because our outstanding prices on high-quality home fashions allow shoppers to affordably update their homes without sacrificing quality or style," adds Sherr.
HomeGoods to open in Alexandria HomeGoods will support the Alexandria community by hiring store management and associates from the local area. The Alexandria store is expected to fill approximately 60 full and part-time positions. "Supporting the communities where our stores are located is a core value of HomeGoods and as part of our mission to give back to those communities in which we do business, we are happy to make a donation to United Community Ministries of Alexandria in support of their mission to provide support and services for low-income families and individuals," said Robyn Arvedon, spokesperson for HomeGoods.
HomeGoods merchandise offerings include furniture, rugs, lamps, kitchen and dining, bedding and bath, kids decor, toys, pet, storage and much more. The stores offer a liberal 30-day return policy, accept all major credit cards and offer gift cards for purchase. HomeGoods can be found online at homegoods.com and on Facebook and Twitter.
Regular store hours are Monday through Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Special grand opening day hours will be from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. For additional HomeGoods locations, please call 1-800-614-HOME or visit homegoods.com.
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HomeGoods operates more than 330 stores across the country and is a division of The TJX Companies, Inc. The TJX Companies, Inc. is the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. The Company operates over 2,700 stores including T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods in the United States, Winners, HomeSense, STYLESENSE and Marshalls in Canada, and T.K. Maxx and HomeSense in Europe. For store locations and additional information, please visit www.homegoods.com and www.tjx.com.