Hand’s department store – a Jersey Shore fixture for nearly 70 years – has a new life.
The Long Beach Township store was anticipated to shut this spring. Instead, it’s going to remain open under new ownership. The store shared the data Saturday on its Facebook internet web page.
“Just wished to give our prospects the good news!” the post read. “Earlier this week it was decided that Hands will reopen under new ownership!! Our ‘winter sale’ will proceed until March 15th. Starting March 16th we begin to restock our cupboards and put together for the summertime.”
The publish requested prospects to remain an affected individual in the middle of, saying it’s going to take time to “get again in preventing form.”
“Thank you, everybody, to your type phrases and loyalty and we hope to serve this group for a few years to come,” the published study.
The department store, located at 1310 Long Beach Blvd., opened in 1952 and is known for selling a variety of things, along with seashore requirements. After the property provided, the store initially launched that it’s going to shut in April.
Last month, the store well-known on its Facebook internet web page that it was in liquidation. It began selling “Everything Must Go” product sales. But it was unclear what would turn into the 13,000-square-foot development.
Turns out, the store will remain. Beachgoers responded with pleasure.
“Amazing news. Thank you for making this choice,” one Facebook individual commented on the publish. “I still remember buying baseball cards there as a teenager in the 80s. I visit every summer and still enjoy looking around and buying things there. An iconic piece of LBI stays alive!”