Popular discount department chain Zellers is returning to Alberta next week with three locations announced by the retailer.

Founded in 1931, Zellers ceased operations in 2013 with its last stores closing in 2020 following a period of liquidation.

Shay Bottomley is a Reporter for the Western Standard based in the Calgary Headquarters. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Portsmouth, and has previously covered Windsor and Maidenhead in the UK.

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I am thrilled that the iconic Department Store is coming back. However, I am sad that Central Albertans (Red Deer Store) are not included in the launch. In addition, in my personal opinion, Food Trucks are a poor substituion for the once popular restaurant. I have so many fond memories of shopping & lunching there, but I guess it's a good start. :)

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