New footwear merchant opens Friday in North Charleston

Another new retailer steps into the Lowcountry Friday.

California-based Boot Barn will open a 10,000-square-foot store at 10 a.m. in the Promenade at Northwoods Shopping Center in North Charleston.

The 7800 Rivers Ave. shop is next to Gander Mountain across from Northwoods Mall.

From Friday through Sunday, the footwear merchant will offer giveaways and a chance to win a $100 gift card daily. It also will offer discounts on certain items through April 17.

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Boot Barn operates two other stores in South Carolina, in Easley and Greenville.

Reach Warren L. Wise at 843 937-5524 or