Walmart Ready to Reveal Expanded Store to Kearny Shoppers

Expansion provides approximately 80 additional jobs, plus savings on wider selection of merchandise

  • New Walmart located at 150 Harrison Ave.
  • Approximately 40,000 additional square feet
  • Approximately 80 additional jobs created by expanded Kearny Walmart
  • Store open 24 hours a day, seven days a week

KEARNY, N.J., April 25, 2013 – An expanded Walmart will unveil the changes Wednesday, May 8, after a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m. The expanded store at 150 Harrison Ave. will provide Kearny residents with one-stop shopping convenience for their grocery and general merchandise needs, and is open 24 hours a day. The store also offers pharmacy services.

The expansion adds approximately 40,000 square feet to the existing store and will allow for a larger selection of merchandise for customers. New departments include fresh and full grocery.

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.

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.

More Store, More Jobs
The store employs approximately 300 full- and part-time associates, including approximately 80 positions created by the expansion. Store manager Tim Peterson began his Walmart career in 1997 as a sporting goods associate.

Join the Conversation
Walmart invites Kearny shoppers to share their in-store experience on Facebook and Twitter. Visit the My Local Walmart Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/walmart5447. 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 245 million customers and members visit or more than 10,800 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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