New Walmart provides approximately 275 jobs, plus savings on wide selection of merchandise
- New store located at 11410 Anderson Road
- Powdersville Walmart creates approximately 275 jobs
- Store open 24 hours a day, seven days a week
POWDERSVILLE, S.C., March 5, 2013 – A new Walmart will open Wednesday, March 13, after a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m. The new store at 11410 Anderson Road is conveniently located at the junction of Pickens, Greenville and Anderson counties and will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It will provide Powdersville, Anderson County and the surrounding areas with one-stop shopping convenience for their grocery and general merchandise needs. The store also offers pharmacy services.
“District 6 is proud to welcome Walmart into our business family,” said Anderson County Councilman Ken Waters. “Their investment and the addition of 275 new jobs in Powdersville will be a great boost for our local economy.
Not only does Walmart provide affordable groceries and goods, but they have a proven commitment to support local communities through grants and involvement with local non-profits and community service organizations.”
One-Stop Shopping Convenience
The store features quality, value-priced general merchandise, including apparel, electronics, toys, sporting goods, and lawn and garden items. It also offers a full line of groceries, including organic and natural selections, in addition to local favorites. Some local products available include produce and Margaret Holmes canned vegetables.
The pharmacy offers a full range of products and services. Pharmacist Jacqueline Brown, who is bilingual, and the pharmacy team members can answer product and prescription questions and offer health and wellness solutions.
The grand-opening celebration also includes presentations of grants from Walmart and the Walmart Foundation to local community groups.
New Store, New Jobs
The new store will employ approximately 275 full- and part-time associates. Store manager Ginny Marhanka began her Walmart career in 1990 as an hourly associate in the apparel department at a store in Greensburg, Ind.
“We are excited about our new store opening, providing a convenient, family-friendly shopping option,” said Marhanka. “We welcome Anderson County residents to join us for the grand opening and to be one of the first to shop in our new store. There will be sampling, giveaways and activities for kids on opening day and throughout the weekend.”
Join the Conversation
Walmart invites Powdersville shoppers to share their in-store experience on Facebook and Twitter. Visit the My Local Walmart Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/walmart3192. Fans of the local page can receive information about rollbacks, in-store events, meal solutions and more. If tweeting about the new store, use #Walmart3192 to identify your Walmart.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better – anytime and anywhere – in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, more than 200 million customers and members visit our more than 10,600 stores under 69 banners in 27 countries and e-commerce websites in 10 countries. With fiscal year 2012 sales of approximately $444 billion, Walmart employs more than 2.2 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting http://corporate.walmart.com, on Facebook at http://facebook.com/walmart and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/walmartnewsroom. Online merchandise sales are available at http://www.walmart.com and http://www.samsclub.com