Ukrainian Village Store to Promote Healthy Living with Fresh, Local and Organic Foods
Milwaukee, Wis., 2014-3-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Roundy’s, Inc. (“Roundy’s”) (NYSE: RNDY), a leading grocer in the Midwest, will open its doors to Mariano’s Ukrainian Village tomorrow on Tues., March 25, at 6 a.m. Mariano’s latest store is located at 2021 West Chicago Avenue.
“We are excited to continue growing our banner in Chicago, bringing the City access to jobs and food choices for healthy living,” said Roundy’s Chairman and CEO Bob Mariano. “Mariano’s Ukrainian Village will offer all the amenities associated with our unique grocery experience, including world-class service from our friendly and attentive team members when Mariano’s doors open.”
This morning, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and other city officials joined community members at Mariano’s Ukrainian Village for a ribbon-cutting event to mark the occasion.
“Mariano’s is a great partner and a big part of the Chicago family,” said Mayor Rahm Emanuel. “This new store in the Ukrainian Village will create 350 new jobs, provide an important economic anchor for the community, and give residents more healthy food options. Mariano’s greatly contributes to the City’s public investments, adding to the vibrancy of our neighborhoods.”
Ukrainian Village is the fourth Mariano’s store to open following Roundy’s acquisition of 11 Dominick’s locations in December 2013. This opening will bring the total of Mariano’s stores to 18 across the greater Chicagoland area, which have created more than 7,100 jobs. By the end of 2014, Mariano’s will have created more than 10,000 jobs at 29 stores in the Chicagoland market in four short years.
Beginning on opening day, Mariano’s Ukrainian Village will offer:
- Squeez’d – our smoothie bar that features a variety of made-to-order nutritional fruit and vegetable smoothies
- Spice Shop – a baker’s dream with bulk spices, nuts grains and granolas to choose from
- Partnerships with local and regional purveyors, manufacturers and restaurants to bring the best Chicagoland has to offer into one convenient location
- A grill station available for meat and seafood selections prepared on site – no extra charge!
Additional details on this event, as well as other grand-opening week activities, can be found on Mariano’s Facebook, Twitter, and website, www.marianos.com.
Mariano’s Ukrainian Village will be open seven days a week from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. The pharmacy will be open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Roundy’s is a leading grocer in the Midwest with nearly $4.0 billion in sales and more than 21,000 employees. Founded in Milwaukee in 1872, Roundy’s operates 166 retail grocery stores and 113 pharmacies under the Pick ’n Save, Rainbow, Copps, Metro Market and Mariano’s retail banners in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois. Roundy’s is committed to helping the communities its stores serve through the Roundy’s Foundation. Chartered in 2003, the Roundy’s Foundation mission is to support organizations working to relieve hunger and helping families in crisis due to domestic abuse, neglect and other at-risk situations.
James Hyland, VP Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
Dana Schueller, Director, Senior Marketing Leader Mariano’s