FORT BRAGG – The status of an 83,000 square foot shopping and entertainment center in Fort Bragg may be on hold, but a new clearance store will open this week.
The Buyers’ Market will open at 9 a.m. on Thursday in the Fort Bragg Exchange mini mall at 2171 Reilly Road, according to the Fort Bragg Exchange Facebook page.
The clearance store will carry brands like Banana Republic, Old Navy, Gap and Ann Taylor for prices as low as $ 5, said Amanda Hartfield, general manager of Fort Bragg Exchange.
It will also haul durable goods, Hartfield said during an information exchange meeting with the Fort Bragg community last week.
“So a very good opportunity for the community,” she said.
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Hours of operation will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
According to Military One Source, those authorized to shop at police stations and on-site exchanges include: serving members, reservists and retirees, authorized family members, some full-time Purple Heart recipients, alumni prisoners of war, veterans connected with the service. disabled people and licensed caregivers from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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According to the Buyers’ Market website, the “discount retailer” purchases “aftermarket products from big brands and retailers,” passing the savings on to customers.
Buyers are buying “overstock, insurance recovery, customer returns, off-season products, bankruptcies” and more, the site says.
Items transported include clothing, footwear, household items, furniture, health and beauty products, food and linens.
In other Fort Bragg retail news, Hartfield said a second Tropical Smoothie Cafe location will open in early September in the 82nd Airborne Division’s food court.
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