Channel Control Merchants, owner of Dirt Cheap, will bring 500 new jobs to the area and approximately $2 million of capital investment in its new operation opening soon in Marshall.

Dirt Cheap is the largest retailer of customer returns and marked out of stock merchandise in the United States. The business will lease 325,000 square feet of a privately-owned structure at 2938 Brown Road to serve their retail outlets in Texas, Western Louisiana and Southern Arkansas. A retail outlet for Dirt Cheap that is open to the public will also be located on the premises.

The Marshall Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors agreed unanimously on Aug. 26 to support the project by providing $255,000 in incentives for investment in signage, job fair promotion and employee retention through CCM’s Job Incentive Program, and Marshall city officials approved the incentive agreement Thursday.

The 667,125 square foot distribution and warehouse center where Dirt Cheap will be located sits on Brown Road.

Dirt Cheap plans to begin hiring employees immediately and start operations as soon as possible. A job fair is planned Sept. 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 2938 Brown Road in Marshall. Follow signage for warehouse entry.

Applicants unable to attend the event will be provided an additional date of Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Applicants are encouraged to come to the first event.

Available positions include: warehouse processing, management, security, maintenance, clerical, AP/safety, human resources, janitorial, forklift operators and truck drivers.

Job applicants may also apply online at