Walmart Ready to Reveal New Store to Raynham Shoppers

New Walmart provides approximately 300 jobs, plus savings on wide selection of merchandise

  • New store located at 160 Broadway
  • Raynham Walmart creates approximately 300 new jobs
  • Store open 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week

RAYNHAM, Mass., March 13, 2013
– A new Walmart will open Saturday, March 15, after a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m. The new store at 160 Broadway is conveniently located and is open 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. It will provide Raynham residents with one-stop shopping convenience for their grocery and general merchandise needs. The store also offers pharmacy services.

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 (product), (product) and (product).

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

Community Giving
The grand-opening celebration also includes presentations of $8,000 in grants from Walmart to local community groups.

New Store, New Jobs
The new store employs approximately 300 full- and part-time associates. Store manager Ashley Viveiros began her Walmart career in 2004 as a cashier, an hourly associate.

I am excited to open this store and bring one-stop shopping convenience and low prices to Raynham,” said Viveiros. “I hope the community will come out to celebrate with us on March 12.”

A Big Family Welcome
Walmart is happy to be part of the Raynham community and is ready to celebrate with residents on Saturday, March 15. A Big Family Welcome will give customers a chance to meet Viveiros and enjoy fun family activities such as face painting, cupcake decorating and free food samples while supplies last. Join the celebration from noon to 3 p.m.

Join the Conversation

Walmart invites Raynham shoppers to share their in-store experience on Facebook and Twitter by using #MyNewWalmart. Visit the My Local Walmart Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/walmart5448. 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 our 11,302 stores under 71 banners in 27 countries and ecommerce websites in 10 countries. With fiscal year 2014 sales of over $473 billion, Walmart employs more than 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/walmart. Online merchandise sales are available at http://www.walmart.com and http://www.samsclub.com.