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2nd & Charles debuts new location in Buford

RBR Staff Writer Published 08 March 2016

2nd & Charles, which specializes in trading books, video games, vinyl records, collectibles and more, is now open for business in Buford at 1705 Mall of Georgia Boulevard.

To celebrate its new location, the used-bookshop-meets-modern-marketplace concept will host a special grand opening event on Saturday, March 12. Festivities will begin at 10 a.m. and include "Star Wars," "Frozen" and "Batman" character appearances, a gaming tournament, face painting and other activities.

"2nd & Charles offers a very different kind of shopping and trading experience, and the Buford community is really in for a treat!" said Scott Kappler, vice president of marketing for 2nd & Charles. "Each store is like an eclectic treasure trove of books, accessories and games galore - you could easily spend hours browsing the aisles, and you really never know what you'll find!"

As part of the grand opening festivities, shoppers can enjoy photos with costumed characters, family-friendly activities and a Nintendo gaming tournament. There will also be special prizes up for grabs! Five lucky guests will receive a $100 shopping spree to 2nd & Charles, and customers can enter to win a $500 gift card.

Event schedule:

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Meet and Greet character appearance with Elsa from "Frozen" and Batman; Free face painting and balloon art for children
11 a.m.: Kid's storytime and activities
11 a.m. and 2 p.m.: "Star Wars" character appearances and photo opportunities
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.: Nintendo gaming tournament in The Arena

2nd & Charles buys and sells new and used books, CDs, DVDs and Blu-Ray, video games, game systems, vinyl records, comic books, electronics, toys, collectibles and more. Customers wishing to sell their own used items can check them upon arrival and redeem for cash or store credit. The specialty shop, which draws a diverse audience of gamer fanatics, pop culture junkies, movie buffs, bookworms and much more, offers over 300,000 items in more than three miles of stocked shelf space.

2nd & Charles Buford store hours are Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Friday through Saturday from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.; and Sunday from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.


Source: Company Press Release