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Weeklong Celebration Features New England Patriot Devin McCourty Autograph Signing
MERIDEN, CONN. (March 26, 2015) – Bob’s Stores®, the Northeast’s home for apparel and footwear of name brands for the whole family, announces the grand opening of its first location in the state of Maine in South Portland, at 301 Maine Mall Road. With more than 30 locations in the Northeast, Bob’s first store in Maine features more than 15,000 pairs of footwear and a wide selection of apparel. The 16,423 square-foot store will be the first Bob’s Stores to carry camping equipment and kayaks. New England Patriot and Super Bowl champion Devin McCourty will be on hand to meet customers, March 22, from 4:15 to 6:15pm.
“Bob’s Stores has been serving the Northeast for more than 60 years, and we are looking forward to introducing our store experience to the Portland community and expanding our presence into Maine,” said Mark Walsh, CEO, Vestis Retail Group. “We have cultivated our product offerings especially to Maine’s active landscape and added a selection of camping and water sports equipment to our vast assortment of merchandise. Our goal is to quickly become a strong, supportive member of the South Portland community and fulfill needs for every member of the family with value-driven products.”
Specifically, product offerings include workwear, teamwear, activewear, everyday wear and hard goods from name brands including Adidas, Carhartt, Levi’s, New Balance, Nike, Timberland and Under Armour. Camping gear includes kayaks, backpacks, tents and sleeping bags.
The grand opening celebration, March 22 – 29, will showcase new styles for spring with opening festivities including: autograph signing with New England Patriot and Super Bowl champion Devin McCourty, March 22, 4:15 – 6:15pm, in addition to:
- Opportunity to win a $500 shopping spree and daily prizes March 22 – 29
- Save up to 50 percent with friends and family coupon March 22 – April 5
- Meet the Portland Sea Dogs mascot Slugger, and win tickets to opening day March 22, 12 – 2pm
- First 100 customers on March 22 and 29 receive a $10 Bob’s gift card
- best of bob’s® members earn two points for every dollar spent March 22 – April 5
- Visit the Carhartt truck and boat display at Bob’s, and spin the prize wheel to win March 27 – 29
- Get a free collapsible cargo tote with $50 Carhartt purchase March 27 – 29
- First 100 customers on March 28 receive a free Bob’s vintage tee
About Bob’s Stores: Bob’s Stores is a privately owned subsidiary of Versa Capital Management, Inc. Based in Meriden, Ct., Bob’s Stores is a value-oriented retailer of name-branded casual clothing and footwear for the entire family with more than 30 locations in the Northeastern U.S. For more information please visit Bob’s Stores.