Local hardware store opening second location after 25 years of business

Kimiko G. Judith

Following just about 25 a long time of business in Idaho Falls (higher than), Rocknak’s Hardware is opening a second location in Terreton. | Courtesy Google maps, April 2019

TERRETON – A nearby components shop is growing its footprint in jap Idaho.

Rocknak’s Hardware is opening in Terreton next month. Retailer Manager Allen Newcomb tells EastIdahoNews.com the 8,500-sq.-foot keep will open inside the aged Mud Lake Marketplace at 1391 East 1500 North in mid-March.

“It’s variety of a maze in here suitable now. We bought about 25 pallets of freight in this morning,” Newcomb states.

A grand opening is in the will work May perhaps 1.

The retailer will be geared up with all the components products shoppers are familiar with, which includes electrical power resources, housewares, plumbing, electrical, farming and ranching provides. It will also include an automotive and outdoor/searching/fishing segment.

A grocery portion presenting basic goods like milk, lunch meat and canned goods will make it various than the Idaho Falls location.

“We’ll have a freezer and refrigerated area, some canned (things). We just will not have any generate or something like that,” Operator Brian Rocknak suggests.

Newcomb states the lack of grocery outlets in Terreton is what prompted the addition of a grocery segment. Comfort suppliers are now the only solution available to shoppers.

“People are however heading to do the bulk of their buying in Idaho Falls … but for individuals matters that you need to have right now, it is a large amount a lot quicker to come listed here than to go there,” he claims.

Rocknak’s Hardware is relocating into the previous Mud Lake Industry in Terreton. | Courtesy Brian Rocknak

Rocknak says acquiring a constructing that experienced previously been utilized as a retail area built it excellent for introducing grocery objects.

“It just worked as a retail business enterprise. It experienced the parking and large ample ground space to put our inventory in,” he suggests.

There weren’t any ideas to open up a next place to begin with, but Rocknak says folks in Terreton have been requesting one.

“The proprietor of the creating approached us and we’ve experienced a ton of individuals from the neighborhood inquiring us to set a hardware retail store up there. We seemed into it and there was an option to do it, so we decided to acquire the hazard and go for it,” Rocknak claims.

The discussion that set the job in movement took spot in August. Mud Lake Marketplace shut about two a long time ago.

Rocknak’s initially opened in 1996 at 2250 West Broadway in Idaho Falls. Rocknak claims there are no instant programs to open up a third locale.

Newcomb is energized to open up for company and start serving clients. He’s hoping for a fantastic turnout on opening day.

Shop several hours at the new place will be 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday via Saturday.

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