B&M is set to open a huge new store in Liverpool city centre this week.
The popular retailer is moving into the former Clas Ohlson store in Clayton Square, which closed in 2019.
The space has been refurbished inside and out and the discount store will officially open on Saturday, March 6, having created 25 new jobs.
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Inside, customers will find branded groceries including food, drink, baby food and pet food. There will also be beauty products, homeware, electricals, DIY essentials, toys, games, gifts and more.
B&M stores remain open during lockdown as it is classed as an essential retailer, due to sale of items such as food and medicine. People are allowed to go shopping when needing to stock up on essential products.
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Ahead of the opening, B&M colleagues were asked to nominate a local charity they think deserves VIP treatment for the work they do for the local community.
They chose Nugent Foodbank, and representatives will officially open the store this weekend.
The foodbank team will also receive £250 worth of B&M vouchers, which will go towards helping the charity.
Nugent Foodbank is supported by a group of volunteers who run a weekly food market and hamper delivery service to support people of all ages and backgrounds including working families, young mothers and older people from sheltered accommodation.
B&M’s Clayton Square store manager said: “Nugent Foodbank really stood out for us so we wanted to give them some VIP treatment as a thank you for all the hard work that they have done, and continue to do. We hope that our donation can help them to continue the great work.”
They added: “Our colleagues have been working really hard to get the store ready for opening day, we can’t wait to get the doors open next weekend.”