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Ribbon-Cutting For Burkes Outlet at Riverfront Village Held

By Staff | Jun 2, 2021

Carol Pollizano, Manager of Burkes Outlet in New Martinsville cuts the ribbon to open the new retail location. Also pictured is the staff of the new store, Kim Whiteman, New Martinsville City Recorder and member of the Board of the Wetzel-Tyler Chamber of Commerce.

On Thursday, May 27th, at 8:30 AM, the Wetzel-Tyler Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting for Burkes Outlet, located in the Riverside Village Plaza in New Martinsville. The ribbon-cutting was immediately followed with a day-long Grand Opening event with a prize wheel for shoppers and chances to win lots of great discounts or gift cards.

Burkes Outlet is a part of Beall’s, Inc., a privately held company that has been providing service to shoppers since 1915. From a humble beginning in Bradenton, FL, Beall’s and Burkes Outlets now has 450 stores open, or soon to open. Burkes Outlet is committed to the communities they locate in and already has a plan in place to expand if support from the community allows.

Burkes Outlet offers apparel for men, women and children for all occasions as well as home decor, bed & bath accessories, beauty supplies, handbags and more at prices up to 70% off department store prices. According to their website, “Bringing great style in sizes from women’s plus, juniors’ plus, even men’s big & tall, is what we do best. Whether you want to outfit the family, the house or the family dog, we’ve got the looks, the sizes and the prices that will make Burkes Outlet your new favorite place to shop. Come by! We can’t wait to meet you!”

Burkes Outlet also offers a rewards program. With their ‘MORE’ rewards, a member earns $5 in rewards on every $200 spent, 10% off purchases on Mondays, and an annual 15% discount on one item for your birthday. Using your Burkes Credit Card will earn you even more rewards; $5 for every $100 spent!

Store manager at Burkes Outlet in New Martinsville, Carol Polizzano, and her staff had been working overtime to get the store ready for the big day. Many area residents turned out for the Grand Opening on May 27, to welcome Burkes and its staff to New Martinsville. We hope they are here to stay!