Roses Express to Open Cheraw Store

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From the Cheraw Chronicle (December 9, 2015)

Roses Express store will open in Cheraw early next year, owner and operator Variety Wholesalers Inc. announced Monday.

The store will be located at 524 Chesterfield Highway near Cheraw High School and plans to hire 30 to 40 employees. Grand opening is set for spring 2016.

“Variety Wholesalers Inc. is proud to be a part of the Cheraw community and is committed to providing customers with quality products at great prices,” Wilson Sawyer, chief operating officer of the Henderson, North Carolina-based discount chain, said in a news release.

Roses operates stores throughout the Southeast, offering family apparel and shoes, accessories, home furnishings and décor, toys, health and beauty products and other household items.

A family-owned business that began in eastern North Carolina in 1922, Variety Wholesalers now operates roughly 400 stores in 16 Southeastern states. Its chairman, Art Pope, is the son of founder John W. Pope, who took over his family’s five “five-and-dime” stores in 1949.


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