Goodwill opens new retail store in Virginia Beach
- Category: Local News
- Published: 17 March 2023
This new Goodwill retail store and attended donation center features an updated layout and design, as well as new sustainable elements, such as efficient LED lighting. With a focus on creating a more environmentally friendly shopping experience, the new store provides customers with a more efficient and sustainable way to shop close to the oceanfront.
"We are elated to open this new location in the heart of the Virginia Beach," Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia CEO Mark Barth said. "Our team has worked hard to create a more sustainable and enjoyable shopping experience for our customers while continuing to provide job opportunities and training in the community."
Additionally, the new store is hiring 18 associates to join its team. Positions include retail associates and donation attendants.
The store’s hours for shopping and donating are Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. for donations only. It is located on 1661 Laskin Rd.
First hour of opening included 90 transactions
First new store opening since 2018 (Emporia)
Additionally, the new store employs 17 associates. Positions include retail associates and donation attendants.
Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia employs more than 180 individuals in Virginia Beach in retail stores, donation centers, support centers and contract operations.
The building was a former RiteAid Pharmacy.