The Tile Shop (NASDAQ:TTS), a specialty retailer of high quality, premium manufactured and natural stone tiles, is launching its third retail store in the Boston metropolitan area.
The new 15,805 square foot store will be located in the Worcester suburb of Shrewsbury, Mass., which was ranked 15th by Money Magazine in its annual 2013 “Best Places to Live” survey. The new store will join The Tile Shop’s other Boston area stores in Natick and Avon.
While Shrewsbury’s history dates back to the late 1700s, the suburb experienced its greatest growth between 1960 and 2010, when its population more than doubled to its present size. Shrewsbury offers a small-town New England feel with easy access to jobs in nearby Worcester and Boston, which is located about 40 miles to its east.
Located at 476 Boston Road along the busy Boston-Worcester Turnpike, also known as the Ted Williams Highway, the new Tile Shop store sits along one of the major east-west commuting routes in and out of Boston. Near the Shrewsbury Crossing Shopping Center, the Tile Shop’s new location is a magnet for suburban shoppers who want access to other in-demand national retailers such as Home Depot, Staples, Bed, Bath & Beyond, and Pier 1 Imports, as well as regional grocery chains, Patel Brothers and Stop and Shop.When Shrewsbury and Worcester homeowners enter their new Tile Shop retail location, they will receive the Beautiful Made Easy™ experience. This shopping experience helps homeowners find the most beautiful tile and stone in the world, and makes it as easy as possible for homeowners to purchase exactly what they need to transform their homes. The Tile Shop in Shrewsbury will feature fully decorated, room-size displays -- kitchens, baths, and other spaces within a home – completed with actual appliances as well as lighting and plumbing fixtures, which allows homeowner to better envision what their Tile Shop tile and stone will look like in their home.