Sprouts Farmers Market announces six new locations scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2018

PHOENIX, Ariz., 2018-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market, one of the fastest-growing retailers in the country, today (Jan. 4, 2018) announced six new locations scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2018. The new Simpsonville, S.C. store represents Sprouts’ 16th state and the grocer’s eastern expansion efforts. Sprouts will open approximately 30 new stores across the country in 2018.

The new Sprouts stores will open at the following locations:
 Augusta, Ga. – 630 Crane Creek Drive
 Charlotte, N.C. – 15121 Ballancroft Parkway
 Lincoln, Calif. – 115 Ferrari Ranch Road
 San Diego, Calif. – 8142 Mira Mesa Boulevard
 Simpsonville, S.C. – 2200 Woodruff Road
 Sparks, Nev. – 125 Disc Drive

Grand opening dates and hiring information will be shared at a later date. Each store will bring approximately 120 new career opportunities to its local neighborhood. To learn more about immediate opportunities or to apply, visit sprouts.com/careers or call 1-866-925-2396 for non-managerial roles.

“Sprouts’ knowledgeable and friendly team members are the hallmark of our stores,” said Dan Sanders, chief operations officer. “We’re excited to meet our new neighbors in Simpsonville and introduce them to our fresh, natural and organic products at value prices across the store.”

In 2018, Sprouts will also open stores in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Washington state, bringing its state count to 19 by the end of the year. For a list of stores by region or to see locations coming soon, visit sprouts.com/stores/search.

Since opening its doors 15 years ago, Sprouts has appealed to everyday shoppers interested in fresh, natural and organic products at affordable prices and is known for knowledgeable team members and a welcoming environment. Sprouts offers fresh produce, meat and seafood, bulk foods, vitamins and supplements, a deli with freshly prepared entrees and sides, dairy, bakery, natural body care items and more. In addition to thousands of natural, organic and gluten-free groceries, shoppers can find more than 1,800 Sprouts Brand items, which meet strict ingredient standards while delivering exceptional value, taste and quality.

Sprouts is dedicated to growing responsibly and has committed to a “Zero Waste” threshold by 2020, as defined by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Sprouts Food Rescue program donates unsold and edible groceries, including fresh produce, from its stores and distribution centers to food banks in all of its markets. Local relief agencies pick up this food, which would otherwise go to waste, and distribute it to families in need. In 2017, Sprouts donated an estimated 23 million pounds of product, equivalent to 19 million meals. Food that is not fit for human consumption is either composted or sent to cattle ranches through Sprouts’ Food Waste to Farms program.

About Sprouts Farmers Market
Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. specializes in fresh, natural and organic products at prices that appeal to everyday grocery shoppers. Based on the belief that healthy food should be affordable, Sprouts’ welcoming environment and knowledgeable team members continue to drive its growth. Sprouts offers a complete shopping experience that includes an array of fresh produce in the heart of the store, a deli with prepared entrees and side dishes, The Butcher Shop, The Fish Market, an expansive vitamins and supplements department and more. Headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., Sprouts employs more than 27,000 team members and operates more than 280 stores in 15 states from coast to coast. Visit sprouts.com for more information.

Contact:

media@sprouts.com
602-682-1536

Source: Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc.

Sprouts Farmers Market to hold nationwide hiring day on Tuesday, Dec. 6

Healthy grocery store holding open interviews for non-seasonal career opportunities at every Sprouts location on Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

PHOENIX, 2016-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sprouts Farmers Market will hold a hiring day on Tuesday, Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at all of its stores from coast to coast. Sprouts aims to fill more than 2,000 full- and part-time, non-seasonal positions to meet the demand of continued growth. Open interviews will be held at each Sprouts location; no appointment is necessary. A list of local openings and online applications can be found at sprouts.com/careers.

As one of the fastest-growing retailers in the country, Sprouts has created 4,350 jobs since the start of 2016 and promoted more than 20 percent of its workforce.

“Sprouts is a great place to grow a career. As we expand we’re focused on building future leaders and strengthening our reputation for outstanding customer service,” said Sprouts chief operations officer Dan Sanders. “Through our focus on training and education, new team members will learn everything they need to know to help our shoppers along their healthy living journey.”

Sprouts offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, team member discounts, a fun and rewarding culture and great career advancement opportunities. Last year, Sprouts team members saved more than $8 million through store discounts and received more than $1.5 million in additional incentives and scholarships.

Openings are available in all Sprouts departments, including specialized areas like the Old Tyme Butcher Shop and Vitamins and Body Care department. Interested candidates can learn more during a one-on-one interview at the hiring event. Applications can be completed at a store or online at sprouts.com/careers. Minimum age to work is 16 years old.

Employment opportunities include:

  • Department Managers and Assistant Department Managers (Produce, Meat and Seafood, Vitamins and Body Care, Deli, Grocery, Bakery)
  • Clerks – all departments
  • Cashiers
  • Courtesy Clerks (checkout assistants)
  • Backup Receivers, Administrative Coordinators and Scan Coordinators

About Sprouts Farmers Market
Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. is a healthy grocery store offering fresh, natural and organic foods at great prices. Sprouts offers a complete shopping experience that includes fresh produce, bulk foods, vitamins and supplements, packaged groceries, meat and seafood, deli, baked goods, dairy products, frozen foods, natural body care and household items catering to consumers’ growing interest in health and wellness. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Sprouts employs more than 24,000 team members and operates more than 250 stores in 13 states from coast to coast. For more information, visit www.sprouts.com or @sproutsfm on Twitter.

Contact:

Erin Miller
(602) 682-1617
erinmiller@sprouts.com

Source: Sprouts Farmers Market/globenewswire