Walmart Neighborhood Market offers local fresh food favorites and delivers employment opportunities to the community
- New Walmart Neighborhood Market located 12700 S. Military Trail
- Up to 95 jobs created by North Delray Beach Walmart Neighborhood Market
- Store open 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week
- Local Facebook page: www.facebook.com/walmart2396
NORTH DELRAY BEACH, Fla., June 3, 2015 – A new Walmart Neighborhood Market is opening Wednesday, June 3, following a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m. The new store is conveniently located at 12700 S. Military Trail and is open 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. The store will provide North Delray Beach 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 toys, electronics and home decor on Walmart.com through Walmart pickup, which will offer free shipping to the North Delray Beach Walmart Neighborhood Market.
“We are looking forward to inviting our community inside,” said store manager Mario Junious. “Along with their everyday groceries, we are here to provide a pleasant shopping experience.”
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 deli meats and baked breads.
The Right Size Store Offering More
The new store is approximately 41,000 square feet and offers a wide assortment to meet the needs of North Delray Beach residents. In addition to groceries, the store features health and beauty aids, pet products and cleaning supplies. Shopping is more convenient than ever as North Delray Beach 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. North Delray Beach residents can easily transfer prescriptions and order refills on the go with the Walmart mobile app for iPhone and Android.
New Store, New Jobs for North Delray
The new store employs up to 95 jobs full- and part-time associates. Store manager Mario Junious began his Walmart career in 1998 when he graduated college and was recruited as an assistant manager trainee.
Giving Back to North
The grand-opening celebration includes presentations of over $3,500 in grants from Walmart to local community groups. Recipients of grants include several local schools and the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s office.
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.
A Big Family Welcome
Walmart is happy to be part of the North Delray Beach community and is ready to celebrate with residents on Saturday, June 6. A Big Family Welcome will give customers a chance to meet Junious 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.
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North Delray Beach Walmart Neighborhood Market
- Location: 12700 S. Military Trail, North Delray Beach, Fla.
- Size: Approximately 41,000 square feet
- Store manager: Mario Junious
- Hours: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week
- Grand opening: Wednesday, June 3, 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:
- Drive-thru and In-store Pharmacy
- Walmart pickup
- Over $3,500 in grants from Walmart will be presented to local area organizations.
- Number of jobs created: Up to 95 jobs
- Full- and part-time positions
- Facebook: www.facebook.com/walmart2396
A Big Family Welcome
- Saturday, June 6 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For more information
- Media contact: Julia Bennet, Schwartz Media, 904-534-4468
- Walmart Media Relations, 800-331-0085
- Walmart information online: www.corporate.walmart.com; merchandise sales: www.walmart.com