More often than not, we see article after article of local businesses closing down, or national retailers getting ready to shutter hundreds of locations.

It's never something we want to see, but it's kind of become the norm.

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For example, Dollar Tree announced that it's getting ready to close almost 1,000 brick-and-mortar locations nationwide in the near future.

More on that here.

Even gas stations are having a hard time, just this past month Shell, which is one of the largest gas stations in the Garden State made the announcement that it's closing a few thousand pumps soon too.

You can read more on that here, it's kind of interesting, it has to do with the company's investment in electric vehicles.

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But sometimes we get a glimmer of hope, with new businesses opening at the Shore.

Like Muller's Creamery coming soon to Toms River, or even Smokies Craft BBQ which is opening a new store in Toms River too.

Ross Dress For Less Is Opening Its Very First Monmouth County, NJ Location

Sure, Ross has a couple of stores in Jersey already however this will be the chain's first location in Monmouth County according to APP, which is good news for discount hunters everywhere.

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Ross is known for having decent quality clothes at good prices.

In fact, when I was in high school my prom date got her dress from a Ross, and it was a nice-looking dress!

Where Is Ross Opening In Monmouth County, NJ?

In some pretty prime real estate where the old Buy Buy Baby used to be off 36 at the Consumer Center.

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APP reports the store aims to be open by July of this year.

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