The Container Store Expands To Tampa's Westshore Area

Contain yourself: The Container Store is making its way to Tampa.

Offering a plethora of storage and organization products, The Container Store will open a 25,000 square foot store across the street from International Plaza at 4720 W. Spruce St. in the Westshore area.

As the third store in Florida with additional locations coming in 2013 to Orlando and Boca Raton, the Tampa Bay area location will celebrate its grand opening on Saturday, March 16th, and Sunday, March 17th; 10 percent of all sales from the weekend will go to the Junior League of Tampa.

"We are so thrilled to bring our beautiful collection of solutions to customers in Tampa, who have been requesting a store for years.'' says Casey Shilling, VP of public relations and marketing communications. "In fact, Tampa is our most requested location by our Facebook fans!''

The Container Store's new space will be organized into 16 signature lifestyle departments including closet, kitchen, office, travel, gift packaging and laundry, featuring more than 10,000 muftifunctional and innovative organization products.

Think: 700 organized office products, 350 products to organize travelers, 120 food storage solutions and 80 styles of hangers. Chances are, if you're looking for a storage solution, The Container Store has what you need.

"We value locations with a high density of our customer base, which is compromised of time- and space-starved customers who value our unique collection of products and high level of customer service,'' says Shilling of the Tampa Bay region. "We feel our proximity to International Plaza provides great visibility and accessibility for these time-crunched customers.''

One of Fortune Magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For,'' The Conatiner Store's expansion to the Tampa Bay region will add about 55 jobs to the local community.

"We know our highly trained employees and fun, friendly atmosphere help make The Container Store a great place to work and shop.''

Writer: Alexis Quinn Chamberlain
Source: Casey Shilling, The Container Store
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