Ross Dress for Less opened a new store in the city Oct. 6 with a soft open and a grand opening the next day.
The 25,000-square-foot store is in the Five Hills Shopping Center at the southwest corner of U.S. Business U.S. Highway 190 at 232 Robert Griffin III Blvd.
The new location will increase the store count to 184 for Ross in Texas. The opening is part of the retailer’s 2017 proposed expansion program of more than 70 new locations nationally.
Last month McAlister’s Deli opened and with the opening of Ross, there will be nine new businesses in Phase II of the project since 2014.
Rack Room Shoes and Bealls were slated to open Thursday in the Five Hills Shopping Center.
Together, Ross Dress for Less and dd’s DISCOUNTS currently operate about 1,600 off-price apparel and home fashion stores in 37 states, the District of Columbia and Guam.
The business is expected to be open from 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, according to the store’s website.
The department store has locations in Killeen and Harker Heights.
It specializes in high quality department and specialty store brands at savings.
The website called Ross Dress for Less the nation’s largest off-price retail chain thanks to it purchasing power.
The department stores — which specializes in clothing and items for the home — has been in business since 1982.
Fore more information go to www.rossstores.com or call 254-518-2245.