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Grand opening of Five Below set for July 21

The new Five Below store in the Cullman Shopping Center will be in the former Hancock Fabrics location. / MRP

CULLMAN - The grand opening of specialty retail store Five Below is set for Friday, July 21. According to the company's website, "The party starts at 9 a.m."

On its Facebook page yesterday, the store posted:

Whoa. 4 New Store Grand Openings Friday July 21!

What's all the hype about?! Be one of the first 100 in line to score a mystery scratch-off ticket (Friday only & up to $100 in value!), #FREE cinch sacks (w/ purchase while supplies last!), 5¢ hot dogs (limit 3 per customer... yum!), giveaways & way more fun! Doors open at 9AM!

Grand Opening Locations:
1. "Cullman, AL" @ 1230 Cullman Shopping Center NW
2. "Greenfield, WI" 84 South @ 8400 West Layton Ave.
3. "SW San Antonio" Allison's Corner Shopping Ctr @ 2720 SW Military Dr
4. "West Wichita, KS" Central Park Plaza @ 2764 N Maize Rd

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Five Below, whose products are aimed at pre-teen and teen customers and are all priced at $5 and below, is located at 1230 Cullman Shopping Center NW, in the former Hancock Fabrics location.

“Five Below is one of the fastest growing retailers in the country and we are excited about the addition of this merchant to the Cullman Shopping Center and the community,” Susan Eller, project coordinator with the Cullman Economic Development Agency said in June.

Eller continued, “With the closure of Hancock Fabrics, it left a hole in the Cullman Shopping Center and we are pleased that gap was filled so quickly. Five Below caters to teens, pre-teens and their parents. This fills a gap that I’m sure a lot of our younger citizens will enjoy!”

Merchants Retail Partners (MRP), a Birmingham-based real estate investment firm, is opening the store. MRP also brought Publix, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Ross Dress for Less, Ulta Beauty and PetSmart to the Cullman Shopping Center.

“Five Below is a great addition to our lineup.  With Cullman’s low unemployment and strong school system, more and more retailers have identified this trade area as untapped with great potential” said Bill Leitner, managing principal at MRP, last month.

Five Below was founded in 2002, and is headquartered in Philadelphia, with approximately 550 stores in 32 states.  For more information, see 

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