Walmart Neighborhood Market offers local fresh food favorites and delivers employment opportunities to the community
- New Walmart Neighborhood Market located 965 N.W. John Jones Drive
- Up to 95 jobs created by Burleson Walmart Neighborhood Market
- Store open 24 hours a day, seven days a week
- Local Facebook page: www.facebook.com/walmart3653
BURLESON, Texas, Feb. 25, 2015 – A new Walmart Neighborhood Market is opening Wednesday, Feb. 25, following a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m. The new store is conveniently located at 965 N.W. John Jones Drive and is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The store will provide Burleson residents with low prices on a broad assortment of merchandise including fresh produce and meats, frozen foods, groceries and pharmacy. The store will also include a fuel station that is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week.
Customers can shop additional items including toys, electronics and home decor on Walmart.com through Walmart pickup, which will offer free shipping to the Burleson Walmart Neighborhood Market.
“We have been working incredibly hard to provide Burleson citizens the best shopping experience,” said store manager Steve Chapman. “We are counting down to when we can invite everyone inside.”
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.
Size Store Offering More Convenience
The new store is approximately 41,000 square feet and offers a wide assortment to meet the needs of Burleson residents. In addition to groceries, the store features health and beauty aids, pet products and cleaning supplies. Shopping is more convenient than ever as Burleson 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 offers a full range of products and services and pharmacy team members are ready to assist customers with product and prescription questions. Burleson residents can easily transfer prescriptions and order refills on the go with the Walmart mobile app for iPhone and Android.
Store, New Jobs for Burleson
The new store employs up to 95 jobs full- and part-time associates. Store manager Steve Chapman began his Walmart career in 1991 as an hourly stockman.
Giving Back to Burleson
The grand-opening celebration includes presentations of $6,000 in 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 Texas donated approximately 59 million pounds of food, in fiscal year 2014, or the equivalent of 49.2 million meals. Additionally, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation gave more than $110.8 million in fiscal year 2014 in Texas 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 Burleson community and is ready to celebrate with residents on Saturday, Feb. 28. A Big Family Welcome will give customers a chance to meet Chapman and enjoy fun family activities such as face painting, cupcake decorating and free food samples while supplies last. Join the celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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 250 million customers and members visit our 11,202 stores under 71 banners in 27 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 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.
Burleson Walmart Neighborhood Market
- Location: 965 N.W. John Jones Drive, Burleson, Texas
- Size: Approximately 41,000 square feet
- Store manager: Steve Chapman
- Hours: 24 hours a day, seven days a week
- Grand opening: Wednesday, Feb. 25, 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
- Additional merchandise includes:
- Health and beauty aids
- Pet and cleaning products
- Hardware and stationery
- Convenience services include:
- In-store and Drive-thru Pharmacy
- Walmart pickup
- $6,000 in grants from Walmart will be presented
- Number of jobs created: Up to 95 jobs
- Full- and part-time positions
- Facebook: www.facebook.com/walmart3653
- Saturday, Feb. 28 from noon to 3 p.m.
- Media contact: Kristin Welsh, Allyn Media, 214-871-7723
- Walmart Media Relations, 800-331-0085
- Walmart information online: www.corporate.walmart.com; merchandise sales: www.walmart.com