Smaller store offers convenient access, low prices every day
STEDMAN, N.C., Feb. 4, 2013 – A new Walmart Express store will open Wednesday, Feb. 20, in Stedman, bringing the community everyday low prices in a smaller format store. The new store is designed to make shopping quick and easy for area customers who want to save money and find what they need close to home. The new Walmart Express store is located at 7670 Clinton Road.
“The new Express store will be a place for the community to grab everyday needs in a clean, friendly, convenient location,” said store manager Mike Poulk, who started his Walmart career 11 years ago as a produce sales associate at a store in Southport. “It also means residents can get fuel without having to drive the extra miles.”
The approximately 12,000-square-foot Walmart Express store features a pharmacy and offers groceries and general merchandise, including an assortment of fresh produce, dairy and meats, dry goods, consumables, health and beauty aids, over-the-counter medicines and more.
“We welcome Walmart in Stedman and extend total support from our residents and businesses,” said Stedman Mayor Billy Horne. “Stedman is a great place to live, work and raise a family, and the new Walmart Express will impact our community positively, and also bring folks here to shop.”
Ribbon-Cutting Celebration at 7:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 20
Horne and other community leaders will join Walmart associates at 7:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 20, for a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new store.
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