ROSWELL, Ga. — Overstock Floors Etc. has shut its store in Cumming and made a move to a new Roswell location. But they plan to come back to Cumming soon at another location.
Meanwhile, the move has opened a spot for Georgia Farmers’ Market at 131 Merchants Square in Cumming, adjacent to the Stars and Strike and Goodwill.
Overstock Floors manager Josh Chevalier said they had a soft opening at the new location in Roswell, 610 Crossville Road.
Chevalier said the new Roswell location was supposed to be the second location, not the only location for the company. But the Cumming location closed after failing to come to an agreement with the landlord.
Overstock Floors plans to reopen in Cumming again in about six months.
Overstock Floors owner Steve Schneider is working with real estate agents to find a new location in Cumming that is large enough to suit their needs.
“By all means, if anyone from Cumming wants us to come to them, then we will bring as many samples and offer free measurements to those who want us,” Chevalier added.
FARMER’S MARKET TO OPEN IN OCTOBER
The Georgia Farmers’ Market is slated to open in Cumming by the end of October, said Glenn Abney, a partner of the market. Abney said remodeling will be done in time for its October opening.
The market will concentrate on locally grown produce, locally raised meats and regionally caught seafood.
He said it will offer product portions that are “friendly” to retail customers as well as wholesale services, designed to supply restaurants, caterers and event planners.
Along with produce, Abney said it also will have an indoor flower market.
“We aim to offer something interesting and fun to everyone who walks through the doors,” Abney said.
Once Abney gets this market up and running, he said he and investors plan to open two more markets in the area.
“We will offer the local farmer’s product,” Abney said. “Will we have a picture and bio on the farmer, so people will get to see he the ‘real person’ behind what is in the market.”
This Article was published in the Aug. 7 issue of all Appen Media weeklies.