TEXAS TWP. - The retail store Peebles celebrates its grand opening Thursday, Oct. 17 at the Route 6 Mall, 650 Old Willow Avenue.

The public is invited to attend the 8:45 a.m. ribbon cutting, with doors swinging wide open to welcome all shoppers at 9 a.m.

This new Peebles store is opening in the former location of Fashion Bug at the mall.

There will be a live radio remote with Sunny 105 on Oct. 18 with games and giveaways for the entire family. Customers will find a 20 percent off shopping pass in their newspaper or mailbox to use on all purchases during the grand opening celebration, Oct. 17-20.

Peebles also offers money saving coupons via text. Simply text GRAND to 38228 and customers will have coupons sent right to their phones. Shopper reward programs such as a membership discount for customers 50 and over, military discount and a Premier Rewards credit card will also be available at the new Peebles.

"Honesdale shoppers deserve a hometown store that delivers exciting fashion brands and well known national brands at great prices. Peebles is that store," said Michael Glazer, president and CEO of Stage Stores Inc., the parent company of Peebles.

Glazer added that the new Peebles will offer great values on clothing, cosmetics and accessories for the entire family.

Stage Stores, Inc. brings nationally-recognized brand name apparel, accessories, cosmetics and footwear for the entire family to small and mid-size towns and communities through more than 805 stores located in 40 states. The company operates its stores under the five names of Bealls, Goody's, Palais Royal, Peebles and Stage. For more information about Stage Stores, visit the company's website at www.stagestoresinc.com.