Tile Shop (NASDAQ:TTS), a specialty retailer of high quality,
premium manufactured and natural stone tiles, has opened a new retail
store in North Plainfield, N.J., a suburb located about 30 minutes
southwest from New York City.
The new location, the fifth retail store for The Tile Shop in New
Jersey, offers Somerset County homeowners an unprecedented selection of
more than 4,500 beautiful and natural stone and tiles. The new store is
the retailer's 17th new store this year out of a planned 20 new stores.
The Tile Shop currently operates 86 stores located in 28 states. Other
Tile Shop retail locations in New Jersey include: Moorestown, Rochelle
Park, Edison, and Livingston.
The Tile Shop's new North Plainfield store is located near the Wachtung
Square shopping center at 1200 Route 22 along the densely populated
Route 22 corridor. The new Tile Shop retail store is located near other
well-known major retailers such as Target, Kohl's, B.J.'s Wholesale
Club, Toys-R-Us, Old Navy, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Staples, Office Max,
ShopRite, and Pier 1 Imports.
The Tile Shop has partnered with North Plainfield V.F., LLC to develop
the new 23,003 sq. ft. location, which will be managed by George Ochman,
who joined The Tile Shop in 2011.
When North Plainfield homeowners enter the new Tile Shop retail
location, they will be treated to one of the most impressive
presentations of tile and stone in the retail industry. The North
Plainfield Tile Shop features fully decorated vignettes - kitchens,
baths, and other spaces within a home - showcasing The Tile Shop's vast
offering of beautiful stone and tile, and completed with actual
appliances as well as lighting and plumbing fixtures.
The Tile Shop's incredible offering of tile and stone is complemented
with friendly and knowledgeable sales associates who are specially
trained to help New Jersey homeowners realize their home decorating
"In preparing to open our new store in the borough of North Plainfield,
we came to understand that residents of this area expect high quality
products that deliver incredible value and beauty to maintain their
historic homes," said Carl Randazzo, Senior Vice President of Retail for
The Tile Shop. "The community features a wide range of home styles, from
Victorians built in the 1880s and 1890s, when North Plainfield was just
a couple decades old, to contemporary, post-war ranch homes built in the
"The incredibly hard-working and busy people in this part of New Jersey
also expect retailers to make it as easy as possible to navigate their
stores," Randazzo added. "We make the process of shopping for stone and
tile as easy as possible by anticipating the needs of our North
Plainfield-area customers with the products, accessories and the
know-how to help."
For North Plainfield-area homeowners who'd like to try the
do-it-yourself route, The Tile Shop's new New Jersey location will offer
a free, hour-long "How to Tile" workshop every Saturday morning at 9:30
a.m. Participants are offered a hands-on opportunity to learn how to set
ceramic tile, natural stone tile, and mosaic tile. The workshop covers
everything that's needed to tile a floor, wall, or backsplash with
either tile or natural stone, as well as how to grout, cut tile, and
seal and maintain tile and natural stone. The Tile Shop also provides
informational videos on how to install tile on its web site, www.tileshop.com.
About Tile Shop Holdings and The Tile Shop
The Tile Shop (NASDAQ:TTS) is a specialty retailer of manufactured and
natural stone tiles, setting and maintenance materials, and related
accessories in the United States. The Tile Shop offers a wide selection
of products, attractive prices, and exceptional customer service in an
extensive showroom setting. The Tile Shop operates 86 stores in 28
states, with an average size of 23,000 square feet. The Tile Shop also
sells its products online at www.tileshop.com.
Stephen Dupont, 612-435-8315