Shoppers camp out for cheap televisions at grand opening of new 99 Cent Store

Shoppers camp out for cheap televisions at grand opening of new 99 Cent Store

Credit: KHOU

The store was scheduled to open at 8 a.m. Thursday near the North Freeway and Tidwell.

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on December 13, 2012 at 8:50 AM

Updated Thursday, Dec 13 at 11:33 AM

HOUSTON -- Shoppers camped out as early as Tuesday afternoon for the grand opening of Houston’s newest 99 Cent Store along the North Freeway.

The store was scheduled to open at 8 a.m. Thursday near the North Freeway and Tidwell.

Leading up to the opening, the company said the first nine shoppers in line would be able to purchase a 22” flat screen television for 99 cents. The first 99 shoppers in line would get a scooter for 99 cents.

Several determined Houstonians camped out for the TV’s despite the freezing temps north of downtown.

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