PARMA, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PREP Property Group is excited to announce that A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts is opening its first Ohio location at The Shoppes at Parma open-air shopping center in summer 2018. The store will be located adjacent to J.C. Penney at the W. Ridgewood Drive entrance.
“Over the past 33 years, A.C. Moore has been committed to providing affordable, high-quality craft materials to consumers all along the East Coast,” said A.C. Moore President Anthony Piperno. “We are thrilled to announce our first Ohio location at The Shoppes at Parma. The store will not only offer craft enthusiasts a vast selection of high-quality products and an impeccable customer experience, but will also serve as a hub for area artists, crafters, makers, moms and students. We look forward to cultivating a creative and inspiring relationship with the community for many years to come.”
The new Northeast Ohio store features an arts and crafts merchandise assortment of more than 40,000 items, spanning more than 18,000 square feet, as well as a custom framing shop and classroom setting for instruction and demonstration. While at the store, customers can also join the company’s successful customer loyalty program – A.C. Moore Rewards, which offers customers points on every purchase they make.
For teachers, A.C. Moore features a teacher appreciation program that includes an everyday discount of 15 percent off all sale and regular-priced merchandise. Educators and school administrators must show current school ID at time of purchase. Exclusions may apply. College students also qualify for a 15 percent discount with valid student ID.
“A.C. Moore is a great addition to The Shoppes at Parma, and it’s going to appeal to people looking for a nearby arts and crafts store,” Parma Mayor Tim DeGeeter said. “A.C. Moore must be optimistic about the market here — it’s the retail chain’s first Ohio location.”
About A.C. Moore
A.C. Moore is a specialty retailer offering a vast selection of arts, crafts and floral merchandise to a broad demographic of customers. Established in Moorestown, N.J. in 1985, A.C. Moore has since expanded to more than 135 stores, located in the Eastern United States from Maine to Florida. A.C. Moore is devoted to being the first choice for product selection, value and service that inspires and fulfills unlimited creative possibilities. For more information, visit www.acmoore.com/about.
About The Shoppes at Parma
The Shoppes at Parma is nearing completion of an exciting transformation through its multi-phase redevelopment. The 750,000+ square-foot open air center is anchored by J.C. Penney, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Walmart Supercenter and Marc’s grocery store and features specialty retailers, services and a wide variety of dining options. The Shoppes at Parma is located just eight miles southwest of downtown Cleveland at the intersection of Ridge Road and West Ridgewood Drive. For more information, visit www.shoppesatParmaOH.com.
About PREP Property Group (PREP)
PREP Property Group is a vertically-integrated real estate company built on the foundation of key divisions of Phillips Edison & Company. PREP is focused on repositioning and remerchandising lifestyle centers, power centers and enclosed malls that are undermanaged, capital-starved, poorly merchandised and or/distressed through its Strategic Investment division. The company also acquires well-located, triple-net lease retail properties from non-institutional sellers and creates value through lease term restructure or extension.