By Michelle Price
UCBJ Managing Editor
COOKEVILLE – Five Below has set their grand opening for their new store located in the Shoppes at Eagle Pointe for Friday, Aug. 31 with the party to begin at 9 a.m.
Five Below is one of the fastest growing retailers in the country with more than 630 stores in 32 states. Five Below expects to cut the ribbon on approximately 125 new stores in 2018. The Cookeville store will be the only location between Nashville and Knoxville.
Catering to teens, pre-teens and their parents, Five Below carries an ever-evolving assortment of cell phone cases and chargers, remote control cars, yoga pants, graphic tees, nail polish, footballs and soccer balls, tons of candy and seasonal must-haves for Easter, Halloween, Christmas and more.
Five Below products are grouped into one of eight in-store worlds: Style, Room, Sports, Tech, Crafts, Party, Candy and Now. Everything, every day, is just $5 and below.
Publix, one of the cornerstones of the Shoppes at Eagle Point, has announced an opening date of Wednesday, Aug. 29. Other stores in the development will open throughout the fall.
The development has been estimated to contribute $2.4 million in sales tax revenue annually and provide 600 jobs.