Lima’s most recent retail keep specializes in women’s attire

LIMA — Countrywide retailer Cato, which specializes in women’s attire, jewelry and shoes, has occur to Lima.

1 local resident could not be happier, despite the fact that she was a small unhappy at not remaining the new store’s initial client.

A ribbon-slicing ceremony was held Thursday early morning in Lima Center, just west of the Lima Mall, as the North Carolina-based mostly enterprise with far more than 1,300 outlets in 30 states opened its latest site.

Nearly in advance of the ceremonial ribbon-cutting experienced been concluded, Sandy Punches was headed through the doorways. “I appreciate this store,” the silver-haired Lima resident explained. “I’ve been going to (a Cato retail outlet in) Findlay for the very last three yrs and I’ve been hoping they would open a keep in this article in Lima.”

By the time she arrived, a couple other early birds had been currently within browsing for bargains.

According to Cato District Manager Kim Jezioro, bargains are particularly what customers will uncover.

“Our motto is ‘Quality and style for lower charges,’” claimed Jezioro. “We’ve been in small business because 1946 and, even just after the pandemic, the enterprise is credit card debt-free of charge and opening new stores.”

Lima native Jordan Garrett is the retail outlet manager for the new Cato retail outlet. Her duties will include things like aiding consumers in wardrobe selection and creating an uncomplicated procuring knowledge with shade-coordinated visual presentations.

A retail veteran with past practical experience at Macy’s and Sizzling Matter suppliers, Garrett said it is the variety in size and kinds that will hold women of all ages coming back again to Cato.

“We have a thing for everyone, from my 13-calendar year-outdated cousin to my 80-calendar year-aged grandmother,” Garrett claimed.

“And really don’t forget about awesome shopper services,” added senior income staffer Cathy Petty, who reported she has “lived in Lima long adequate to simply call it home” and was also previously employed at Macy’s in the Lima Shopping mall.

“Once retail receives in your blood, you cannot get away from it,” Petty mentioned.

Cato is a leading specialty retailer of price-priced women’s manner attire, jewellery, shoes and accessories featuring exceptional fashions in the latest variations, hues and materials. The merchants feature style types in sizes 2 to 28. New kinds are shipped to all outlets just about every 7 days.

“With exclusive styles, on-pattern fashions and lower selling prices just about every day, our clients can generally find their statement of type whilst experiencing their procuring experience at Cato. We are excited about the opening of our retail outlet in Lima,” John Cato, the company’s president and chief executive officer, mentioned in a geared up assertion.

Store hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday via Saturday and 1 to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

Clients via Sunday of this week may well enter for drawings for a person $100 reward card and 10 $25 cards.

A ribbon-slicing ceremony was held Thursday early morning for Lima’s newest retail keep. Cato, which specializes in economical attire for women, is positioned in the Lima Middle shopping plaza, just west of the Lima Mall.

Keep Manager Jordan Garrett, left, and senior profits personnel member Cathy Petty, welcomed prospects Thursday as a new Cato retail store opened in the Lima Center searching plaza. The retailer specializes in women’s attire, jewelry and shoes.