Ocean State Job Lot, a discount store chain with 146 stores in the northeast, is expected to open a new store on the site of the old Walmart at the Nassau Park Pavilion in West Windsor by the end of the year.
Founded in 1977, Ocean State Job Lot is a privately owned discount store chain headquartered in Rhode Island. The company has stores in New England, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, employs approximately 5,600 people and has annual sales of over $ 800 million. Job Lot sells branded merchandise including housewares, pantry staples, clothing, pet supplies, vacation items, gardening supplies, patio furniture, and garden furniture. ‘other items at closing prices.
The West Windsor store will be Ocean State Job Lot’s seventh location in New Jersey. In June, the company bought a former Toys’ R Us store from Freehold which is slated to open next month.
West Windsor’s 136,622 square foot location will be split into two retail spaces. Over 47,400 square feet will be devoted to the Ocean State Job Lot, and the remaining 89,182 square feet will be leased. The Ocean State Job Lot real estate group owns and manages more than three million square feet of retail space in more than 40 malls in New England, New York and New Jersey.
âWe are excited to add another Ocean State Job Lot store in New Jersey,â said Paul Cox, store operations manager for Ocean State Job Lot, in a written statement. âThe company is committed to continued expansion and growth in the North East and we hope to continue adding additional locations throughout the Garden State, creating jobs in the community and providing excellent value for money. to buyers. “
The company hires approximately 50 part-time and full-time workers for the West Windsor site. Employees receive a 30 percent in-store discount. The company also offers bonuses, including a $ 300 cash bonus or a $ 500 gift card for new hires and others they recommend for jobs. Employees receive an additional $ 250 bonus after working at the store for 90 days. The company, four times named “Best Employer” by Forbes magazine, offers benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance to employees who work a certain number of hours. Applications are accepted online on the Ocean State Job Lot website.