Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, Inc. (Ollie’s), America’s largest retailer of closeouts and excess inventory, recently celebrated the grand opening of its 450th store in Overland Park, KS. Ollie’s plans to keep spreading bargains nationwide by opening 50 to 55 locations annually with an ultimate goal of 1,050 stores. Each store employs 50 to 60 workers.
“As we celebrate Ollie’s 40th anniversary this year, we are proud to hit another major milestone in our growth story with the opening of our 450th store,” said John Swygert, President and CEO of Ollie’s. “We are grateful for our associates and customers, both old and new, who have helped us reach this point. Now, more than ever, we want to provide more communities with great brand name deals every day as we expand our footprint.”
Ollie’s brings roughly 50-60 new careers to the local community with each new store it opens, ranging from cashiers to store team leaders. Ollie’s employs over 10,000 associates across the company.