Bealls moving into old Goody's

Photo by Brian Giandelone

Photo by Brian Giandelone

COVINGTON -- Bealls Outlet will locate in Newton Plaza in October, in the former Goody's store, the company announced Wednesday.

The 30,000-square-foot store will sell apparel, footwear, home furnishings, gifts and toys and will employ approximately 25 associates and a store manager, according to a press release issued by Bealls Inc.

Bealls offers merchandise up to 75 percent off other store prices and offers several store programs for additional savings, such as the One Card Loyalty Program, incorporating Monday Club, where shoppers age 50 and above can receive a 15 percent discount each Monday. The same is offered to club members under age 50 on Fridays.

Bealls Outlet Stores are a division of a family and employee-owned corporation, Bealls Inc., which operates more than 500 retail stores. Bealls Outlets are located in Georgia, Florida and Arizona. The store nearest Covington is in Monroe.

Bealls Inc. also operates Burkes Outlet Stores in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Tennessee, Arkansas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Nevada, California, Kentucky, Virginia and New Mexico.

The company was founded in 1915 and is headquartered in Bradenton, Fla.