Boscov’s Department Store to Open Second New England Location at Connecticut Post Mall

America’s Largest Family-Owned Department Store to Occupy Former JCPenney Site

January 10, 2018 (MILFORD, Conn.) – Connecticut Post Mall and Boscov’s are pleased to announce the Reading, PA based department store chain will open its second New England location at the shopping center later this year. Boscov’s, with annual sales over one billion dollars, is the largest family-owned department store in the country. They operate 46 locations in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Ohio and Connecticut. Boscov’s will enlarge and completely remodel the former JCPenney by expanding the storefront on the center’s first and second level to occupy a total of 200,000 square-feet. The store is projected to open in October and will create 300 new jobs.

“Boscov’s offers shoppers the retail experience that they are looking for,” said General Manager at Connecticut Post Mall, Ken Sterba. “This is a brand that prides itself in its commitment to customer service, exceptional quality, and merchandise set at a great value. We know our community will embrace the addition of Boscov’s to our already diverse mix of retailers.”

Boscov’s – which is celebrating its 104th year in business – is known for its wide selection of merchandise, honest pricing, and outstanding service. Boscov’s stocks a full range of brand-name merchandise including apparel and accessories for men, women and children, home furnishings, toys, cosmetics, small appliances, and even has a candy department. The store features a community auditorium, which will host famous entertainers, enlightenment courses and community events. They also offer free gift-wrapping regardless of the price of an item.

“We’re excited to bring the fun and excitement of a Boscov’s to the Connecticut Post Mall,” said Boscov’s CEO Jim Boscov. “We’re grateful to their management team for their creative approach, which made it possible for us to add another location in New England. We know that the values and exceptional service Boscov’s is known for will be a great fit in the Milford market.”

Centennial, the center’s ownership group, is equally excited about this new addition to CT Post Mall.

“Centennial is delighted to welcome this well-loved and reputable household name to our mall,” said Centennial CEO Steven Levin. “We are constantly evaluating new opportunities to excite our shoppers and we are confident that bringing a family-owned brand like Boscov’s to Milford will do just that.”

The Boscov’s brand is unique in its commitment to serving each of the local communities it calls home, and has a long history of charitable programs and activities. Throughout the year, Boscov’s holds fundraising and awareness events for local community non-profit organizations and the new Milford location will be no exception.

Connecticut Post Mall and Boscov’s look forward to releasing more information about Grand Opening celebrations later this year as the store prepares for an October opening.

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About Connecticut Post Mall

Connecticut Post Mall is Connecticut’s largest shopping center featuring the area’s best mix of everyday retail, dining and entertainment choices. Anchor stores include Macy’s, Target, Sears, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Cinemark Theaters Connecticut Post 14 + IMAX along with more than 150 retailers and restaurants. The center is conveniently located off I-95 and Route 1 (Boston Post Road) in Milford, Connecticut. For more information about Connecticut Post Mall, call 203.301.2240 or visit

About Centennial

Centennial is a national owner of major shopping, dining, entertainment, and mixed-use destinations. Rooted in retail since 1997, the company is focused on shaping the evolution of American retail by creating a superior, multifaceted shopping center experience. Centennial properties serve not only as a place of commerce, but a place of community. For more information, visit

About Boscov’s

Boscov’s, with 46 stores in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Ohio and Connecticut, has been providing customers with wide selections of merchandise, competitive prices and superior service for over 100 hundred years. The company is committed to the communities it serves and has a long and distinguished history of civic and charitable activities. Boscov’s serves consumers across the country with a strong online shopping capability at, reinforcing Boscov’s position as the largest family owned independent department store chain in the nation.


Kelly Frantz

Connecticut Post Mall



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