Jul. 19—Aiken residents will soon have a new store to explore.
Popshelf is expanding into South Carolina, with stores currently under construction in Aiken and Columbia. The Aiken location will be in the old Walgreens building at 3510 Richland Ave. W. and will open in the fall.
The store will stock "a selection of on-trend seasonal and home décor, health and beauty must-haves, home cleaning supplies, household and specialty items, arts and crafts, party planning and entertaining needs, toys and much more," according to a news release.
The vast majority of the items will be priced at $5 or less, according to the release.
"We are thrilled to expand the Popshelf offerings in South Carolina and look forward to having customers pop by our new Aiken and Columbia stores later this fall," said Matt Frame, Popshelf's director of store operations. "We're excited for customers to explore our stores and discover the possibilities of home décor, beauty, party, specialty foods, electronics and more. At Popshelf, there's fun in every find, happiness in the affordability and joy in stress-free shopping experience we offer, and we look forward to welcoming our communities to our new stores soon!"
The store is expected to create up to 15 new jobs, according to the release. Those interested in applying can visit careers.popshelf.com.
There are currently 14 Popshelf locations open in cities across Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee.
The brand is owned by Dollar General.