Red Apple Stores Inc. has Big Plans In-Store for Customers Over the 2018 Holidays!

Attention: News Desk

MISSISSAUGA, ON, November 12th, 2018 – We’re approaching the most wonderful time of the year – Holidays 2018 – and today, Red Apple Stores Inc. (operating as The Bargain! Shop® and Red Apple® stores) unveiled a handful of exciting in-store events that will thrill Customers of all ages.

From the hottest toy brands and the most sought-after apparel to beautiful seasonal décor and warm holiday entertaining, there’s no better opportunity to experience The Bargain! Shop and Red Apple stores’ hometown spirit than at Christmas time. All this, with the great savings and community-minded values that Customers have come to expect from their favourite small town general merchandise retailer.

Mix and Mingle at our Holiday Jingle – November 17th, 2018

To kick off the festive season, The Bargain! Shop and Red Apple stores are inviting Customers to their exclusive Jingle & Mingle event on November 17th which will allow Customers to shop early for Christmas and save 20% on their entire purchase. “We are excited to start off the season with an exciting event and get everyone into the spirit of the holiday season!” said Clinton Wolff, President and Chief Executive Officer. “To take advantage of this great offer, visit a store near you for your exclusive invitation between November 9th and November 16th.”

Find Top-Of-The-Line Toys At Exciting Prices

Customers will be wowed by our selection of brand name and licensed toys and games, including the most popular picks from LOLTM Dolls, Hot WheelsTM, BarbieTM, ShopkinsTM, Fisher-Price®, PAW PatrolTM, Marvel AvengersTM, BatmanTM and more.

“Customers know that our stores are THE place to shop for all of their gift-giving needs, and this year, we’re excited to deliver even bigger name brands of toys at the great prices that they expect to find in our stores,” said Wolff.

Celebrate Giving With Our Annual Toy Drive – November 17th to December 8th, 2018

“We’re excited once again this year to hold our Annual Toy Drive!” Wolff exclaimed. Between Saturday, November 17th and Saturday, December 8th, every store from coast to coast will collect toy donations for their local charity-partner to ensure that children in need in their communities have a fun and festive season. “With the kind support of generous Customers, we aim to collect $650,000 worth of toys, to make it a truly wonderful Christmas for children in small communities across Canada.”

Make the Most of Black Friday and Grey Cup® Savings – November 23rd to 25th, 2018

Kickstart your holiday shopping – and celebrate Canada’s own football heritage – with exceptional savings from coast to coast. Watch for our flyer on Friday, November 23rd for an exciting array of special promotions on your favourite everyday items, plus great savings on toys, apparel and more items to get you in the festive mood.

Everyone is a Winner with Scratch & Save – December 1st, 2018

The most anticipated Scratch & Save event is back where Customers can save up to 50%. “We want to give Customers more chances to save big on brands & styles and the best part is that everyone is a winner!” says Wolff. “Collect your scratch card from November 23rd to November 30th to reveal your mystery offer on December 1st!”

Give Back While Getting More This Christmas With Fill A Sleigh Day – December 8th, 2018

Following on a successful event last year, The Bargain! Shop and Red Apple stores are thrilled to do even more to help families to experience the spirit of the holidays. When Customers shop in stores across Canada on Saturday, December 8th, they’ll be able to take part in festive fun and celebration, and 10% of all toy sales for the day will be donated to each store’s local charity of choice. Check with your local stores for details on the festivities for that special day.

Get Gifts For Everyone On Your List – At Budget Friendly Prices!

Think of The Bargain! Shop and Red Apple stores as “Gift Central” for Christmas. Stores are jam-packed with an incredible assortment of must-have toys, clothing and accessories that are sure to delight even the most hard-to-shop-for people on your gift-giving list.

The Layaway Program Makes Gift-Giving More Affordable

The Bargain! Shop and Red Apple stores will launch their annual Layaway Program on Thursday, November 15th, 2018. Running through Wednesday, December 12th, the program will be offered across all departments in an effort to help families make the most of the holidays, while staying on a tight budget.

Crunched for Time? Have No Fear: Extended Store Hours Are Here!

Our super-friendly Associates are always available to help, but sometimes you’ve just got too many to-dos to cross off your list – and especially at this time of year! That’s why The Bargain! Shop and Red Apple stores are offering extended shopping hours, starting on Friday, November 23rd and running through the holidays… all the better to find every last little item on your gift-giving list. Customers can find their local stores’ hours on our website.

Watch for more details on our exciting Holiday 2018 events. Or better yet, stop in to your local Bargain! Shop and Red Apple store and ask our fun and friendly Associates about how you can make the most of the holiday season with Red Apple Stores Inc.

About Red Apple Stores Inc.

Red Apple Stores Inc. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation) is a chain of over 140 general merchandise stores, proudly serving Canadians in small communities under The Bargain! Shop and Red Apple banners. For more than 20 years, we’ve been your trusted neighbourhood store, providing the best value to Customers through convenient locations, quality products and our signature super friendly service.

In addition to great values on everyday needs, we strive to continuously delight our Customers by providing the brand names they want on fashion, toys, food and home products – all at significant savings!

We take great pride in serving our communities and aim to do our part to give back to the communities in which we do business. We are proud to partner with many local charities throughout the year to raise funds in support of the towns where our Customers and Associates live and work.

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