Marshalls opening in Escanaba

ESCANABA — Marshalls, a retailer with more than 1,000 stores in 48 states, D.C., and Puerto Rico, will open at Delta Plaza Mall on Aug. 8. Marshalls shoppers in Escanaba will find a selection of high-quality, on-trend, brand name and designer merchandise in ladies, men, juniors, kids, shoes, accessories, home, pet, beauty and more, company officials said in a press release.

“Our newest store in Escanaba will offer an ever-changing selection of high-quality, on-trend, and brand-name merchandise at the amazing prices that Marshalls is known for. Our buyers create a broad and exciting mix that offers exceptional values for the entire family, and we’re excited to bring this experience to a new neighborhood,” said Tim Miner, president of Marshalls. “With thousands of new items delivered to our stores every day, we know our shoppers will find values that are surprising and unexpected every time they shop.”

The store’s grand opening will be Thursday, Aug. 8 from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m. The festivities including giveaways and more.

The 22,000 square foot store will be open 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sundays. The store features brand-name and designer fashion, THE CUBE: an in-store boutique of contemporary fashions, and single queue checkout for faster shopping

“With thousands of new items arriving weekly, it’s like entering a new store with every visit. Our buyers shop year-round, not just seasonally and work with brands, designers, and manufacturers all over the world to offer a mix of high-quality merchandise,” the company stated in a press release.

The new store plans to add approximately 60 full- and ­part-time jobs to the area.

In celebration of its new Escanaba location, Marshalls will contribute to the local community by presenting a $10,000 donation to Tri-County Safe Harbor at the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Aug. 8 at 7:30 a.m. Marshalls also has national and local partnerships with charitable organizations around the country including JDRF, Alzheimer’s Association and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.