Walmart Neighborhood Market offers local fresh food favorites and delivers employment opportunities to the community
- New Walmart Neighborhood Market located at 6931 NW. 88th Ave.
- Up to 95 jobs created by Tamarac Walmart Neighborhood Market
- Store open 24 hours a day, seven days a week
- Local Facebook page: www.facebook.com/walmart2930
TAMARAC, Fla., Feb. 4, 2015 – A new Walmart Neighborhood Market is opening Wednesday, Feb. 11, following a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m. The new store is conveniently located at 6931 NW. 88th Ave. and is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The store will provide Tamarac residents with low prices on a broad assortment of merchandise including fresh produce and meats, frozen foods, groceries and pharmacy.
Customers can shop additional items including top toys, gifts, electronics and home decor on Walmart.com through Walmart pickup, which will offer free shipping to the Tamarac Walmart Neighborhood Market. They can also use Walmart’s new Savings Catcher receipt comparison tool to feel more confident they are getting some of the best deals available in the Miami area. Savings Catcher looks at other top retailers’ local ads and gives customers an eGift card for the difference if a competitor’s offering is lower than the price they paid at Walmart. Savings Catcher is available through the free Walmart mobile app.
“We are ready to open our doors and provide the Tamarac community with a full line of groceries, including fresh produce, and convenient, affordable prescriptions,” said store manager Jennifer Haines.
Fresh, Affordable Groceries
The new store offers fresh produce and a full line of groceries from leading brand names, including organic selections. By working with growers Walmart is able to provide farm-grown quality produce at added convenience and low prices. There is also a wide variety of meat and bakery selections, including fresh baked breads and tortillas, and a wide variety of ethnic specialties including Goya, Grace Foods, and Iberia products.
Size Store Offering More Convenience
The new store is approximately 41,500 square feet and offers a wide assortment to meet the needs of Tamarac residents. In addition to groceries, the store features health and beauty aids, pet products and cleaning supplies. Shopping is more convenient than ever as Tamarac residents can shop an assortment of 7 million items on Walmart.com, many of which can be shipped for free to the new Walmart Neighborhood Market.
The pharmacy, which includes a drive-thru lane, offers a full range of products and services and pharmacy team members are ready to assist customers with product and prescription questions. Tamarac residents can easily transfer prescriptions and order refills on the go with the Walmart mobile app for iPhone and Android.
Store, New Jobs for Tamarac
The new store employs up to 95 full- and part-time associates. Store manager Jennifer Haines began her Walmart career in 2001 as an overnight grocery stocker.
Giving Back to Tamarac
The grand-opening celebration includes presentations of grants from Walmart and the Walmart Foundation 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 Florida donated approximately 35.2 million pounds of food, in fiscal year 2014, or the equivalent of 29.3 million meals. Additionally, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation gave more than $66.8 million in fiscal year 2014 in Florida alone. For more information on Walmart’s fight against hunger, visit http://foundation.walmart.com/our-focus/hunger.
Walmart is happy to be part of the Tamarac community and is ready to celebrate with residents on Saturday, Feb. 14. A Big Family Welcome will give customers a chance to meet Haines 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.
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Tamarac Walmart Neighborhood Market
- Location: 6931 NW. 88th Ave., Tamarac, Fla.
- Size: Approximately 41,500 square feet
- Store manager: Jennifer Haines
- Hours: 24 hours a day, seven days a week
- Grand opening: Wednesday, Feb. 11, following a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m.
- Full line of groceries, including:
- Fresh produce
- Self-serve deli
- Prepared meal options
- Organic/natural selections
- Ethnic specialties including Goya, Grace Foods, and Iberia products
- Additional merchandise includes:
- Health and beauty aids
- Pet and cleaning products
- Hardware and stationery
- Convenience services include:
- Pharmacy, including drive-thru
- Walmart pickup
- Grants from Walmart will be presented to area organizations
- Number of jobs created: Up to 95 jobs
- Full- and part-time positions
- Facebook: www.facebook.com/walmart2930
- Saturday, Feb. 14 from noon to 3 p.m.
- Media contact: Julia Bennett, Schwartz Media, 904-534-4468
- Walmart Media Relations, 800-331-0085
- Walmart information online: www.corporate.walmart.com; merchandise sales: www.walmart.com