Retail

Retail Market

The composite cost of living index for the Gadsden MSA in the 4th quarter of 2009 was 92.1 according to the U.S. Department of Commerce Census Bureau.

Retail Market:  A host of leading national retailers are located in Gadsden including; two (2) Wal-Mart Supercenters, Shoe Carnival, Ulta, Ross Dress for Less, Hobby Lobby, JoS. A. Bank, T.J. Maxx, Old Navy, Books A Million, Academy Sports & Outdoors and Lowe’s; many of which report sales figures well above the national average.  In 2006, the Gadsden Mall renovated its interior and in 2008 completed a 20,000 sq. ft. expansion with the addition of an 88,146 square feet J.C. Penney’s.  Penney’s, as well as Belk (80,240 sq. ft.) and Sears (112,250 sq. ft.) are the anchors for the Mall.  The Gadsden Mall has 501,323 square feet of gross leasable area (GLA).  

Marketing research conducted by Gadsden Commercial Development Authority revealed that the Gadsden area is a regionally located municipality that draws consumers from Calhoun, Cherokee, DeKalb, Marshall and Blount counties. This constitutes a radius of 35 miles, comprised of over 472,500 residents.

 

National Retailers in Gadsden

  • AT&T
  • Aaron Sales
  • Academy Sports & Outdoors
  • Aeropostale
  • Advance Auto Parts
  • Aldi Foods
  • American Eagle
  • Auto Zone
  • Badcock Furniture
  • Bargain Hunt
  • Bath & Body Works
  • Belk
  • Bestway
  • Big Lots
  • Books a Million
  • Burke's Outlet
  • Cash Savers Grocery
  • Cato Fashion
  • Citi Trends
  • Claire's
  • CVS Pharmacy
  • Dollar General
  • Dollar Tree
  • Encore Shoes
  • Family Dollar
  • Five Below
  • Foot Action
  • FYE
  • J. C. Penney
  • Jimmy Jazz
  • John Deere
  • Johnson's Giant Food (3) locations
  • JoS. A. Bank
  • Justice for Girls
  • Hobby Lobby
  • Hibbett Sporting Good (2)
  • Kay's Jewelers
  • Kirkland's
  • Lowes
  • Maurices
  • Master Cuts
  • Marvin's
  • Merle Norman's
  • Metro PCS
  • O'Reilly's
  • Office Max
  • Old Navy
  • ‚ÄčOllie's Bargain Outlet
  • Petco
  • Rave
  • Regis Salon
  • Ross Dress for Less
  • Rue 21
  • Sally's Beauty
  • Sears
  • Shoe Carnival 
  • Spencer Gifts
  • Sport Clips
  • Sportsmania
  • T-Mobile
  • TJ Maxx
  • The Children's Place
  • The Shoe Dept.
  • The Shoe Show Encore
  • Tuesday Morning
  • Tractor Supply
  • Ulta
  • Verizon
  • Victoria's Secret
  • Walgreens
  • Wal-Mart