Following practically 25 years of business in Idaho Falls (over), Rocknak’s Hardware is opening a second place in Terreton. | Courtesy Google maps, April 2019
TERRETON – A community hardware retailer is increasing its footprint in eastern Idaho.
Rocknak’s Hardware is opening in Terreton upcoming thirty day period. Retail outlet Manager Allen Newcomb tells EastIdahoNews.com the 8,500-sq.-foot shop will open up inside of the outdated Mud Lake Marketplace at 1391 East 1500 North in mid-March.
“It’s kind of a maze in listed here proper now. We acquired about 25 pallets of freight in this morning,” Newcomb claims.
A grand opening is in the operates Could 1.
The store will be outfitted with all the hardware merchandise prospects are familiar with, including electrical power equipment, housewares, plumbing, electrical, farming and ranching materials. It will also incorporate an automotive and out of doors/hunting/fishing portion.
A grocery area supplying fundamental items like milk, lunch meat and canned products will make it unique than the Idaho Falls spot.
“We’ll have a freezer and refrigerated portion, some canned (merchandise). We just will not have any develop or everything like that,” Owner Brian Rocknak claims.
Newcomb says the deficiency of grocery stores in Terreton is what prompted the addition of a grocery segment. Convenience outlets are at the moment the only choice offered to consumers.
“People are continue to likely to do the bulk of their browsing in Idaho Falls … but for individuals items that you need to have proper now, it’s a lot a lot quicker to occur right here than to go there,” he states.
Rocknak’s Components is transferring into the aged Mud Lake Marketplace in Terreton. | Courtesy Brian Rocknak
Rocknak suggests having a developing that had beforehand been used as a retail area designed it suitable for incorporating grocery objects.
“It just worked as a retail company. It had the parking and huge sufficient flooring house to place our inventory in,” he says.
There weren’t any options to open up a 2nd place in the beginning, but Rocknak says folks in Terreton were being requesting just one.
“The owner of the constructing approached us and we’ve experienced a whole lot of people today from the group inquiring us to set a components shop up there. We appeared into it and there was an chance to do it, so we determined to consider the hazard and go for it,” Rocknak suggests.
The dialogue that set the task in movement took location in August. Mud Lake Market place closed about two several years back.
Rocknak’s first opened in 1996 at 2250 West Broadway in Idaho Falls. Rocknak claims there are no quick options to open a third spot.
Newcomb is thrilled to open up for small business and begin serving clients. He’s hoping for a great turnout on opening working day.
Shop hours at the new location will be 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday by means of Saturday.