CHERRY VALLEY, Ill. (WIFR) -- Choice Furniture opened up its 64,000 square foot store at CherryVale Mall on Friday, taking over at the building Bergner's once filled.
The family and locally-owned retailer welcomed guests to check out their newly renovated digs.
The store's general manager has seen a positive response from the community as his business opens ahead of the holiday season.
"People wanted to see what the place transformed into, and we heard a lot of good comments," said general manager Fadi Sahouri. "Everybody was happy and excited and looking forward to us being in the mall and being part of the mall community."
The store will be open on Black Friday during festivities at CherryVale Mall. The mall opens up at 6 a.m.
The first 200 shoppers who line up at the Northwest entrance of the mall will receive a $100 gift card for Choice Furniture.