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Walmart Ready to Reveal New Roseville Store

New Walmart Supercenter provides convenient one-stop shop for customers

  • New store located at 1960 Twin Lakes Parkway in Roseville
  • Roseville Walmart creates approximately 85 new jobs after relocating store from St. Anthony
  • Store open 6 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week

ROSEVILLE, Minn., April 4, 2014 – A new Walmart will open Wednesday, April 9 at 8 a.m., after a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m. The new store at 1960 Twin Lakes Parkway in Roseville is conveniently located County Road C and Cleveland and is open 6 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week. It will provide Roseville 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.

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 grants from Walmart to local community groups.

In addition to the grants given as part of the grand opening, the new store will further Walmart’s pledge to fight hunger in America. As part of Walmart’s and the Walmart Foundation’s $2 billion commitment to fight hunger through 2015, Walmart stores in Minnesota donated approximately 8.4 million pounds of food, in fiscal year 2013, or the equivalent of 7 million meals. Additionally, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation gave more than $16.9 million in fiscal year 2013 in Minnesota alone. For more information on Walmart’s fight against hunger, visit http://foundation.walmart.com/our-focus/hunger.

New Store, New Jobs
The new store employs approximately 300 full- and part-time associates, including approximately 85 jobs created by the relocation from St. Anthony. Store manager Ron Lopez began his Walmart career in 2002 as an assistant manager.

The new store is stocked and we are ready to provide customers a one-stop shopping experience,” said Lopez. “We look forward to meeting shoppers on grand-opening day.”

A Big Family Welcome
Walmart is happy to be part of the Roseville community and is ready to celebrate with residents on Saturday, April 12. A Big Family Welcome will give customers a chance to meet Lopez 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 Roseville 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/walmart3404. 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/walmartand on Twitter at http://twitter.com/walmart. Online merchandise sales are available at http://www.walmart.com and http://www.samsclub.com.