NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Jimmy Jazz, a leading urban clothing and footwear retailer, will be opening four new locations in the state of South Carolina. This is the specialty apparel retailer’s first entrance into the state. With the additional openings, Jimmy Jazz will now have over 60 stores in the eastern United States. “We are very excited to extend our Jimmy Jazz family of stores into South Carolina,” stated Martin Badour, VP of Stores for Jimmy Jazz. “We look forward to bringing our Urban Lifestyle brand to multiple locations throughout the state.”

The new locations and grand opening dates for South Carolina are as follows:

– Northwoods Mall, North Charleston, SC – October 24th
– Columbia Place, Columbia, SC – November 14th
– Coastal Grand, Myrtle Beach, SC – November 14th
– Citadel Mall, Charleston, SC – November 14th

In addition to the South Carolina openings, Jimmy Jazz will continue to unveil several more stores in the southeast before the end of the year. The urban clothing retailer will be entering into the North Carolina market this fall with 3 new stores.

“The company is also building its first e-commerce site for online shopping, with an anticipated launch date in spring 2009,” commented David Wachter, VP of eCommerce for the chain. “Customers have been asking to shop online for quit some time, and we are look forward providing that lifestyle choice.”

The South Carolina locations will be open 7 days a week from Monday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

About Jimmy Jazz

Based in Brooklyn, New York, Jimmy Jazz stores are well known throughout the eastern United States for over 20 years. They offer uniquely inspired original urban streetwear, accessories and shoes with high energy and style.

Stores feature premier lifestyle brands including Ed Hardy, Laguna Beach, Timberland, Monarchy, Adidas Originals, Creative Recreation and DC Shoes, to name a few. They receive merchandise daily from vendors who are creating the hottest styles and colors, providing an ever-changing showcase of the newest fashion available for men, women, and kids.

For more information and further details, please visit the Jimmy Jazz website at