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New retailer coming to Brewton

A new shopping option is coming to Brewton next month.

Factory Connection’s Justin Raines confirmed Tuesday they are establishing a new store located near T.R. Miller High School and Walgreen’s in the Douglas Square shopping center.

Officials said the store would be open in early June, and are hiring an estimated three to four employees.

The company is currently hiring a store manager, part-time assistant manager, part-time third key manager, and part-time sales associates.

Upbeat ongoing candidates with retail experience, sales ability, merchandising and supervisory skills will qualify for: health, life, disability, dental and vision insurance (full-time managers only); vacation/personal leave (qualifying positions only); 401K, clothing allowance (qualifying positions only); paid holidays (qualifying positions only).

Applications are found online at www.factory-connection.com;

Please forward résumé to: hr513@factory-connection. com

Raines said that the store will be the typical Factory Connection store with fashion, and most likely shoes and home décor.

“Our bigger stores have shoes and home décor,” he said.

Factory Connection is based out of Guntersville and has more than 300 stores in 16 states.

It offers a wide selection of brand name fashions in juniors, misses, plus, men’s, young men’s, accessories and shoes.

Factory Connection offers prices that are 25 percent to 70 percent below retail.

Stores range from 2,500 to 7,500 square feet.

Brewton Mayor Yank Lovelace was excited about the announcement.

“It seems like the news in town just keeps getting better! We are excited to welcome a new retailer here, and look forward to doing all we can to help them succeed and grow in our city.”