DANBURY, CT — Ocean State Job Lot has opened at at the Danbury Fair Mall, in the space that formerly housed a Toys 'R Us store.
The store has already hired nearly 50 full- and part-time employees.
The privately held discount closeout retailer is headquartered in Rhode Island with stores throughout New England, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. It has annual sales of approximately $800 million., according to a news release. The 45,000 sq. ft. Danbury site is its 145th store, and 29th in Connecticut.
"We're looking forward to sharing Ocean State Job Lot's unique shopping experience with our new neighbors in Danbury," said Rich Stomski, store team leader,
Store hours are currently 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Sunday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. The store is hosting a shopping hour for those at higher risk of COVID-19, including customers ages 60 and above, every Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.