L.L. Bean to open new location in Peabody

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The Northshore Mall location would be the retailer’s eleventh retailer within the state, and the second to open this yr.

L.L. Bean is opening a retailer in Peabody subsequent month. Invoice Sikes/AP Photograph

Out of doors clothes and items retailer L.L. Bean is ready to open a brand new location at Northshore Mall in Peabody early subsequent month. 

The Maine-based retail chain will host a grand opening on the new 20,000-square-foot retailer on Friday, Oct. 6, from 9 a.m. to eight p.m., L.L. Bean stated in a press launch.

“Peabody is a gateway to out of doors actions on the North Shore – whether or not that’s a weekend hike by way of Lynn Woods Reservation or a fishing tour at one of many many close by waterfronts,” L.L. Bean Vice President Corey Bouyea stated within the launch.

The shop will make use of 65 individuals, and remains to be hiring staff for the Peabody location, the retailer stated. They’re hiring for each full-time and part-time positions, comparable to operations leaders, retailer crew leaders, and gross sales associates, in accordance with the roles web page on their web site.

L.L. Bean will probably be celebrating the shop’s grand opening in a number of methods. On the Oct. 6 opening, the primary 200 individuals to enter the shop will obtain a present card value as much as $500, the retailer stated. Prospects can start lining as much as enter the shop at 6 a.m. that day. 

Moreover, from 6 to eight p.m. on Oct. 6, the shop will probably be honoring the Boston Crimson Sox, the retailer stated. Not solely will mascot Wally the Inexperienced Monster be on web site with the crew’s World Sequence trophy show, however the retailer will host a meet and greet session with legendary slugger Jim Rice from 6 to 7 p.m.

The festivities will proceed Saturday, Oct. 7, with the primary 200 individuals getting into the shop receiving a scratch ticket with an opportunity to win L.L. Bean merchandise valued as much as $90, the retailer stated. Prospects can start lining as much as enter the shop at 6 a.m.

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on each days, clients can have the prospect to win a $500 L.L. Bean reward card, the chance to take an image with the “Bootmobile,” and may take pleasure in s’mores and apple cider on the retailer, the retailer stated. 

The Peabody retailer’s common hours will probably be 9 a.m. to eight p.m. Monday by way of Saturday, and 10 a.m. to six p.m. on Sunday. 

“As a part of its dedication to Peabody and surrounding communities, L.L. Bean will make a $10,000 contribution to Boys & Women Membership of Better Salem, which offers a protected, reasonably priced place for space youngsters and youths throughout crucial out-of-school time,” the retailer wrote within the launch. 

The Peabody location will probably be L.L. Bean’s eleventh retailer in Massachusetts, the retailer stated. It opened its tenth location within the state earlier this month at Hanover Crossing.