September 10th, 2012Retailer Five Below Opening First Ann Arbor Store This Week
Ann Arbor, MI - Trend-right, extreme value, high quality items. That is what director of marketingLiz Romaine calls the merchandise at Five Below, a retailer that will be opening its first Ann Arbor location on Friday.
The Ann Arbor store — inArborland Mall — will be Five Below’s 17th Michigan location, the next closest being in Brighton. Romaine says the company will open about 50 stores this year, bringing the total to 242 nationwide by the close of the year.
Five Below is headquartered in Philadelphia. The first store opened in 2002 in Wayne, Pa., by founders Tom Vellios and David Schlessinger, who also founded the now-defunct Zany Brainy Toy Store.