Goodwill Celebrating New Outlet Store Location

AKRON, Ohio — Dec. 16, 2014 — Goodwill Industries is celebrating the relocation of its Outlet store in January. The new store, opening in early January, will allow the agency to expand its sales offerings at the Outlet with a larger sales floor of approximately 17,000 square feet. To introduce the community to the new Outlet location, a special celebration will be held from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on January 17, 2015.

“The new location will offer shoppers an improved experience with a larger sales floor and the opportunity to purchase more items by the pound,” said Janet Morrison, vice president, contract & logistics services, Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland & Richland Counties. “In addition, the store will feature a job-search station for anyone seeking employment, a community room that can accommodate up to 20 people, as well as in the future become a training site for Goodwill’s employment programs. These are all part of the services we provide to continue our mission of helping individuals prepare for, find and retain employment.”

Event Details
Date:Saturday, January 17, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: 1400 S. Arlington Street, Suite 150 (Arlington Plaza), Akron, Ohio 44306

Event Activities
Bring the family and enjoy the fun, including:

  • Refreshments
  • Prizes
  • Craft project demonstrations
  • Store scavenger hunt


New Location Details
Address: 1400 S. Arlington Street, Suite 150 (Arlington Plaza), Akron, Ohio 44306
Phone: 330-724-2389
Store Hours: Monday – Saturday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m./Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

  • 26,010 square feet
  • Job-search station
  • Community room available for up to 20 people


About Goodwill Industries Serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland & Richland Counties
The Goodwill Industries of Akron, Ohio, Inc., is a not-for-profit corporation that helps individuals prepare for, find, and retain employment. Operating in the five-county region of Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland & Richland, the agency was established in 1927. It is a private, independent organization, operating as an affiliate member of Goodwill Industries International. Goodwill helps to directly strengthen the region’s workforce through its employment programs and indirectly through the net proceeds from its retail outlets and industrial services division. For more information about GIA, visit or call 800-989-8428.


Jennifer Bako
(330) 786-2519