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Ocean State Job Lot to Open New Store in Holmdel, New Jersey in 2024

37,020 sq. ft. store is OSJL’s 8th location in New Jersey and 2nd in Monmouth County

North Kingstown, RI – (March 28, 2024) – Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL), the region’s premier discount retail chain with 153 stores across the Northeast, is pleased to announce it will open a new store in Holmdel, New Jersey in late-summer/early-fall 2024. The new location will be the chain’s eighth in the Garden State and second in Monmouth County. It is also conveniently located just sixteen minutes from the former location in Shrewsbury, NJ which closed in 2019.

“We are so pleased to return to Monmouth County with this newest store,” said James Hines, Regional Director for Ocean State Job Lot. “We are always proud to have the opportunity to breathe new life into vacant spaces and look forward to welcoming shoppers into a big and bright Ocean State Job Lot!”

Located at 2145 NJ Route 35 next to Kohl’s in Holmdel, the leased location will provide more than 37,000 square feet of shopping space to the vacant space, restoring vibrancy to this former Stein Mart location and creating new jobs in the community.

OSJL will hire for various positions, including store leadership, supervisory, and full-time and part-time associates. The company offers competitive pay and benefits packages, including flexible hours; medical, vision, and dental insurance, if eligible; profit participation; service awards; paid time off; 401K; 30% store discount and more. The online application process will begin later this spring.

Shoppers throughout New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania know Ocean State Job Lot for its Crazy Deals, Insider Club, fantastic prices, friendly customer service, and wide range of merchandise. Ocean State Job Lot has made its mark in the discount-retail segment through opportunistic buying, which allows it to offer a wide selection of first-quality name brands and closeout merchandise at unbelievable prices. Shoppers find an ever-changing array of household goods, apparel, pet supplies, seasonal products (such as lawn and garden essentials; patio, pool, and beach supplies; heating and cooling, and holiday), kitchen pantry staples, and a broad offering of gourmet and international specialty foods.

About Ocean State Job Lot:

Founded in 1977, Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL) is a growing, privately held discount retail chain with 153 stores in New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, approximately 5,600 employees, and annual sales exceeding $800 million. OSJL Shoppers find an ever-changing array of brand name, first-quality merchandise at closeout prices, including household goods, apparel, pet supplies, seasonal products (holiday, gardening, patio, pool, and beach supplies), and kitchen pantry staples at a fraction of their typical price. The company was named a four-time “Best Employer” by Forbes® Magazine*, a three-time US Best Managed Company by Deloitte, a two-time winner of the Inspiring Workplaces in North America Award, and a Global Top 100 Inspiring Workplaces winner. *Ocean State Job Lot is not affiliated with Forbes®.

The Ocean State Job Lot Charitable Foundation has a long history of philanthropic leadership, supporting numerous causes, including feeding the hungry, helping the homeless, assisting veterans and military families, aiding animal rescue, caring for children, advancing healthcare, supporting the arts, and promoting learning. The Foundation’s operational, administrative, and overhead expenses are covered by Ocean State Job Lot, not the Foundation, ensuring that 100% of every dollar raised through the Foundation goes directly to helping those in need.

Ocean State Job Lot is headquartered in the Quonset Point Business Park at 375 Commerce Park Road, North Kingstown, RI 02852.  Phone: (401) 295-2672; Website: