‘Something for Everyone’ at SM & Stars



At SM & Stars Antiques and Treasures in Barnegat Township,  owner Janice DeRosa states she has “something for all people.”
Walk in the doorway, and you may well imagine she’s on to something. The first point that greets you when you go within are pastel-colored figurines, baskets, eggs and plush toys in time for Easter.
And if you go toward the back of the retail outlet, there is a specific area completely devoted to Christmas items, ranging from glassware and dishware to ornaments.
DeRosa, who opened the organization final December, is hoping that the combination of warmer weather conditions and eased pandemic limits will bring more persons to the small business, situated 290 N.Major St. (Route 9) in the Lakeside Square growth by the Waretown border.
“I’m usually getting gross sales,” she said. “And for now, I have got plastic eggs for $10 that incorporate discounts inside of.”
She mentioned that considerably of her ever-transforming inventory is the consequence of 30 many years of collections from estate gross sales and buyouts from North Jersey.
“And if you assume I have a ton within right here, you should really see what I have at residence, about 500 bins of a variety of merchandise,” she explained. “I’m hardly ever heading to run quick of objects.”
The store’s key room is dotted with things this sort of as apparel, toys, game titles, puzzles, sneakers, perfumes, scarves, costume jewelry, dishware and glassware, home furnishings, antiques and collectibles, sterling silver, housewares, lamps, art function, candles, perfumes, pocketbooks, handmade goods and candles.
Down the road, DeRosa hopes to supply a consignment assistance.
“Right now, my key precedence is to make up the enterprise, and get extra buyers,“ she reported. “I started off this store simply because I seriously adore people and aiding them discover items that they may well definitely like for their home. I’m also working on getting a new indication exterior.”
Hrs are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday via Sunday. It is shut Monday. For additional details, contact DeRosa at 201-585-8241.  —E.E.

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