Gabriel Brothers, Inc. celebrates new Wilkes-Barre store with grand opening on Saturday, July 26, 2014

Wilkes-Barre, PA, July 21, 2014 – On Saturday, July 26, 2014, Gabriel Brothers, Inc., a fashion retailer and first choice destination for savvy shoppers, will host the grand opening of its twelfth store in Pennsylvania.  The new Wilkes-Barre store is more than 50,000 square feet and will open under the name Gabe’s, the long-time moniker coined by loyal shoppers.

What: Gabriel Brothers, Inc. will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony with members of its leadership team, including CEO Ken Seipel, and landlord and former stock car racer Joe Amato at 8:00 a.m. just before doors open to the public. Shoppers can expect special events and giveaways throughout the weekend, including a random drawing for $50 every 15 minutes between 8:00 and 12:00 on Saturday and hourly $50 giveaways Saturday afternoon and throughout the day on Sunday.  Additionally, on Saturday morning, a free breakfast will be served (while supplies last), face-painting will be available for the kids, and the first 200 guests through the door will receive a free Gabe’s t-shirt.

When: Saturday, July 26 at 8:00 a.m.

•             Ribbon-cutting ceremony and opening remarks by Ken Seipel, CEO

•             Immediately following doors open to the public

Where: Gabe’s, in the former Price Chopper location at 815 Kidder Street, Wilkes-Barre (in the East End Center).

Why: The new Gabe’s store offers shoppers even more famous brands at amazing discounts up to 70 per cent off department store prices.

Photo Op: Capture the ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by company executives and hundreds of shoppers.  Gabriel Brothers, Inc. CEO Ken Seipel, District Manager Robin Virbickis and store General Manager, Craig Nelson, are available for interviews on the new store, its offerings and the importance of the Wilkes-Barre market to Gabriel Brothers, Inc.  Landlord and former stock car racer Joe Amato will be on-site with a retired race car and is available for pictures and autographs.

For more information or to book a media interview, please contact:

Madison Hawkins

High View Communications

416-322-5897 ext. 223

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