More Jobs and Grocery Options Coming to Corvallis

Walmart Neighborhood Market brings smaller format, local fresh food favorites and employment opportunities to the community

  • New Walmart Neighborhood Market located at 1840 NW. Ninth St.
  • Approximately 70 jobs created by Corvallis Walmart Neighborhood Market
  • Store open 5 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week

CORVALLIS, Ore., March 15, 2013 – Walmart will open the first Walmart Neighborhood Market in Corvallis on Friday, March 29, after a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m. The new store, approximately one-third the size of a Walmart Supercenter, is located at 1840 NW. Ninth St. and is open 5 a.m. to midnight. The new store will provide local customers with a new, convenient option for their grocery shopping needs, including fresh produce and pharmacy services.

“I am looking forward to opening our new Walmart Neighborhood Market to the community of Corvallis,” said store manager J.D. Fleming. “We look forward to serving the people of our community, helping save them money so they can live better.”

Smaller Store, More Convenience
The Walmart Neighborhood Market format offers quick and convenient shopping, with a full-grocery department, including organic and natural selections. The store features prepared food options, fresh baked breads, self-serve deli and a bakery. The Corvallis store is also tailored to the community, offering local favorites.

The pharmacy offers a full range of products and services. Pharmacy team members can answer product and prescription questions and offer health and wellness solutions.

New Store, New Jobs
The new store employs approximately 70 full- and part-time associates. The first Walmart Neighborhood Market opened in 1998, and today there are approximately 230 Walmart Neighborhood Market stores nationwide.

Grand-Opening Celebrations
The store will host a grand-opening celebration at 7:30 a.m., Friday, March 29. Corvallis Mayor Julie Manning and other local dignitaries will participate in a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony. Doors to the new store will be open to the public following the ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m. Special events on grand-opening day, and continuing through the weekend, include character appearances, product giveaways and samplings, and various entertainment events. All events are family-friendly, free and open to the public.

Join the Conversation
Walmart invites Corvallis shoppers to share their in-store experience on Facebook. Visit the My Local Walmart Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/walmart3146. Fans of the local page can receive information about rollbacks, in-store events, meal solutions and more.

About 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 10,500 stores under 69 banners in 27 countries and e-commerce websites in 10 countries. With fiscal year 2013 sales of approximately $466 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.

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