Carson's Grand Opening Today (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

By Benecia Brown - 21Alive

September 10, 2013 Updated Sep 10, 2013 at 9:10 AM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- With the holiday season near, shoppers are excited for the opening of the new Carson’s at Glenbrook Square Tuesday.

The grand opening kick-off was Tuesday morning. Company execs were in town to cut the ribbon.

The brand new department store is moving in where the old Marshall Field’s used to be.

Carson’s will employ 200 people including full-time, part-time and seasonal retail associates. More than 600 people applied for work at last month’s job fairs.

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