Now Open: 2nd & Charles Debuts New Location in Buford

Specialty shop to host grand opening event on March 12 with character
appearances, gaming tournament and giveaways

BUFORD, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Extra, extra, read all about it! 2nd & Charles, which
specializes in trading books, video games, vinyl records, collectibles
and more, is now open for business in Buford at 1705 Mall of Georgia
Blvd. To celebrate its new location, the
used-bookshop-meets-modern-marketplace concept will host a special grand
opening event on Saturday, March 12. Festivities will begin at 10
and include “Star Wars,” “Frozen” and “Batman” character
appearances, a gaming tournament, face painting and other activities.

“2nd & Charles offers a very different kind of shopping and trading
experience, and the Buford community is really in for a treat!” said
Scott Kappler, vice president of marketing for 2nd & Charles. “Each
store is like an eclectic treasure trove of books, accessories and games
galore – you could easily spend hours browsing the aisles, and you
really never know what you’ll find!”

As part of the grand opening festivities, shoppers can enjoy photos with
costumed characters, family-friendly activities and a Nintendo gaming
tournament. There will also be special prizes up for grabs! Five lucky
guests will receive a $100 shopping spree to 2nd & Charles, and
customers can enter to win a $500 gift card.

Event schedule:

  • 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Meet and Greet character appearance with Elsa from
    “Frozen” and Batman; Free face painting and balloon art for children
  • 11 a.m.: Kid’s storytime and activities
  • 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.: “Star Wars” character appearances and photo
  • 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.: Nintendo gaming tournament in The Arena

2nd & Charles buys and sells new and used books, CDs, DVDs and Blu-Ray,
video games, game systems, vinyl records, comic books, electronics,
toys, collectibles and more. Customers wishing to sell their own used
items can check them upon arrival and redeem for cash or store credit.
The specialty shop, which draws a diverse audience of gamer fanatics,
pop culture junkies, movie buffs, bookworms and much more, offers over
300,000 items in more than three miles of stocked shelf space.

2nd & Charles Buford store hours are Monday through Thursday from 10
a.m. – 9 p.m.; Friday through Saturday from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.; and
Sunday from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

For more information about the grand opening event, visit
Connect with 2nd & Charles Buford on Facebook
and Instagram.

About 2nd & Charles

2nd & Charles specializes in trading used books, audio books, CDs, DVDs,
video games, game systems, vinyl records and accessories. Stores buy and
sell based on the condition and popularity of the product.

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Shannon King, 404-233-3993