Ribbon-cutting for Label Shopper

The Label Shopper held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday afternoon with the Salem Chamber of Commerce at in the Marc’s Plaza at 2487 East State Street. The company has about 70 stores including in Ashtabula, Tiffin, Meadville and Cranville, Pa., and in surrounding states. According to the company website, Label Shopper buys discounted brand name clothing – miscalculations and mistakes of perfectly good, excellent quality cancellations and over-runs by manufacturers that are turned into fashion bargain opportunities. Label Shopper offers misses’ apparel, men’s clothing, fashion accessories and famous-label handbags. The store has 4,500 square feet of floor space, four dressing rooms and seven full- and part-time employees. Hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sundays from noon until 5 p.m. Pictured from left are, Elaine Rousseau-Kothera, Salem Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Audrey Null, Carolyn Gordon Jones, Shawna L’Italian, Rick Lutsch, Store Manager Nancy Yorlano, Geoff Goll, Valerie Dennision, Patti L’Italian, keyholder, Frank Zamarelli, Assistant Store Manager Patty Shattuck, Chamber President Jim Wenderoth, Sales Associate Emily Gibson and Matt Bender with the chamber of commerce. (Salem News photo by Larry Shields)