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Five Below to open 3 new stores in Kansas City


Five Below is accelerating its expansion plans with the opening of three new stores in Kansas City this week.

"Entering the Kansas City metro area and opening our first store in Kansas, our 24th state, is very exciting as we continue to grow our footprint across the country," said Joel Anderson, CEO of Five Below. "We're thrilled to develop new relationships with customers in this dynamic market. Kids and parents looking for a fun place to shop for trend-right, high quality products at a great value will surely enjoy Five Below."

The Philadelphia-based company is one of the fastest growing retailers in the country with more than 385 stores in 23 states. It expects to cut the ribbon on approximately 70 new stores this year, on top of opening 62 stores in 2014.

Catering to teens, pre-teens and their parents, Five Below carries an ever-evolving and exciting assortment of cellphone cases and chargers, remote control cars, yoga pants, graphic tees, nail polish, baseball and soccer balls, tons of candy and seasonal must-haves for Summer, Back-to-School, Christmas and more.

For its Kansas City grand openings on May 15, Five Below will hold a weekend-long grand opening party. The celebration includes special giveaways and deals, including their famous five-cent hot dogs served Friday and Saturday.

The three approximately 7,500 square foot, Kansas City stores will carry a selection of trend-right, high-quality merchandise, all priced at $5 and below.

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