Goodwill Opens First Boutique Featuring Upscale Clothing and Accessories

blue_logo_PMS288KENT, Ohio — Jan. 21, 2015 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties opened its first boutique featuring upscale clothing, jewelry, shoes and accessories in Kent, Ohio. The new store is called blue/ A Goodwill® Boutique /.

“The boutique is a first-of-its kind store for this area Goodwill and features higher-end clothing, jewelry, shoes and accessories for primarily women, all at a fraction of retail prices,” said Janet Morrison, vice president, contract & logistics services, Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland & Richland Counties. “The boutique concept is another type of shopping experience we can offer to the area, whether shopping or donating to Goodwill it all supports our mission of helping individuals prepare for, find and retain employment.”

New Location Details
Address: 118 E. Main Street, Kent, Ohio 44240
Phone: 330-677-2525
Store Hours: Monday – Thursday:  10 a.m. – 8 p.m./Friday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
and Sunday:  12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

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