E.B.E's Originals owner Bobbi Bragg will be thanking her customers with giveaways, special sales and refreshments when she celebrates her business' 20th anniversary Saturday.
E.B.E.'s Originals first opened its doors on April 1, 1992, at 39 W. Main St., Frewsburg, which is one of the business' two locations. The business expanded in 2009 to also be located in the Jamestown Mattress Plaza, 135 E. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood. Ms. Bragg said there will be a big celebration with lots of giveaways and sales at both locations Saturday. Also, there will also be deals celebrating the 20th anniversary throughout the month of April.
''I just want to thank everyone for 20 great years,'' she said. ''This is my social life. I just love the people.''
Bobbi Bragg, E.B.E.‘s Originals owner, will be celebrating 20 years in business March 31 with store giveaways, special sales and refreshments. E.B.E’s Originals has two locations, the Jamestown Mattress Plaza, 135 E. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, and 39 W. Main St., Frewsburg.
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E.B.E's, which stands for ''Everybody Else's,'' started because Ms. Bragg needed to cleaned out her attic and closet.
''I had four little kids and had a bunch of stuff after I cleaned out my attic and closet,'' she said. ''I got my stuff together, with other people's stuff, and started a business.''
Ms. Bragg said E.B.E's Originals exists to offer quality service to all customers and consignors to create a professional retail store environment. The business only accepts items less than three years old and has products for women, men and children. Some of the name brand merchandise includes Abercrombie & Fitch, American Eagle Outfitters, Gap, Hollister, Coach, Silver Jeans, and Ralph Lauren. Also, the store sells accessories like purses, shoes and jewelry.
''What makes us different is our size and volume. We have quality and quantity,'' she said. ''We have the highest of standards and great consignors.''
The business has daily specials, including half-off Tuesdays.
The Lakewood location is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. The Frewsburg location is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call the Lakewood store at 763-6990 or the Frewsburg location at 569-6960. Also, visit the business' website at www.ebesoriginals.com.