Price Rite Marketplace invites applicants for its new Amherst, NY store

Amherst, NY, 2018-Jan-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite Marketplace today (January 3, 2018) announced that it is accepting job applications for its 66th store, the 28,000 square-foot Price Rite of Amherst, located at 4220 Maple Rd., scheduled to open early in 2018.  The supermarket chain, known for its streamlined shopping experience and exceptional prices, is looking to hire approximately 85 employees for full- and part-time positions including cashiers, stocking clerks, produce and meat department team members and supervisory roles. In addition to its new store, Price Rite Marketplace is also hiring for leadership positions in its three other area locations, which include stores on Elmwood Avenue and Kenmore Avenue in Buffalo and in Cheektowaga.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting www.PriceRiteSupermarkets.com/Join-Our-Team, clicking “apply today” and selecting Amherst, NY from the dropdown menu to view available positions and fill out an online employment application. Prescheduled interviews will be conducted Tuesday,January 16, andWednesday, January 17, at its Elmwood Avenue location in Buffalo. Price Rite Marketplace is seeking applicants with the personality to provide customers with friendly, efficient service, and previous supermarket or other retail experience is preferred, but not required. A great place to shop and work, Price Rite Marketplace offers its employees flexible scheduling, competitive pay rates, holiday, sick and vacation pay along with the opportunity to begin a career.

“Price Rite Marketplace greatly values its associates, as it takes a team effort to deliver a great shopping experience for our customers,” said Jim Dorey, president of Price Rite Marketplace. “We look forward to welcoming new team members to our Amherst store and making them a part of our tight-knit Price Rite Marketplace family.”

The new Price Rite of Amherst will employ the supermarket chain’s core values of low price, high quality and service while creating a simpler and more streamlined way to shop, with a curated selection balancing local products, national brands and top private label lines to make it easier for shoppers to find their favorite products. The store will offer a centerpiece produce department brimming with fresh fruits and vegetables, and a variety of ethnic products to cater to Price Rite Marketplace’s diverse customer base; a large selection of baked goods, seafood, dairy and frozen food; packaged meats include organic and natural items, grass-fed offerings, Grade A poultry and USDA Choice cuts and Certified Angus® Beef products; and an assortment of organic and natural items including the new Wholesome Pantry line, a popular store brand line of organic and clean ingredient products.

Price Rite of Amherst will also feature some of the industry’s leading “green technologies,” including glass doors on dairy cases and energy-efficient lighting and refrigeration throughout the entire store.

For more information, please visit www.PriceRiteSupermarkets.com.

About Price Rite Marketplace
Price Rite Marketplace is a registered trademark of Wakefern Food Corp., a retailer owned cooperative based in Keasbey, NJ and the largest supermarket cooperative in the United States. Price Rite Marketplace opened its first store in 1995 under the name Price Rite Supermarkets, and currently operates 65 grocery stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Maryland and Virginia. Committed to providing the best value for customers, Price Rite Marketplace delivers a simplified shopping experience with top name brand foods and products and expanded fresh produce and organic offerings at exceptional prices. Price Rite Marketplace is also dedicated to fighting hunger through its annual Check-Out Hunger fundraising campaign and partnerships with Feed The Children and local food banks. For more information, please visit www.priceritesupermarkets.com.

Contact:

Karen O’Shea

Maureen Gillespie
Phone: 732-906-5295
Manager

Source: Price Rite Marketplace

Price Rite Marketplace appoints Jim Dorey as new President

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite Marketplace has named Jim Dorey President of the company, which has 65 grocery stores in nine states and is a registered trademark of Wakefern Food Corp., the nation’s largest supermarket cooperative.

Dorey replaces Neil Duffy, who retired from Price Rite in October, and will lead a comprehensive rebrand over the next year by introducing new store décor, signage, and private label products in Price Rite Marketplace stores. Dorey will also head up all aspects of the business, including sales, merchandising, marketing, retail operations, human resources and corporate administration.

He began his career at Wakefern Food Corp. in 2004 as manager of real estate, quickly progressing through the organization and holding several management positions in procurement, where he supported both the frozen foods and dairy divisions. He joined the Price Rite team in 2009, serving most recently as Executive Vice President, a role in which he worked closely with Duffy as he prepared for the transition to company president.

Price Rite Marketplace recently announced plans to unveil a fresh and modern new look at its stores as it rolls out its rebranding plan. By introducing new products and curating the very best of its selection for customers, Price Rite remains committed to delivering low prices, high quality goods and friendly service in a simpler, streamlined shopping experience.

“Jim has consistently demonstrated the leadership traits and vision to position Price Rite Marketplace for success even in the face of major market changes, competitive challenges and a changing business landscape,” said Joe Sheridan, President and COO of Wakefern.  “It’s an exciting time for Price Rite as we refresh our stores with new décor and private label products, and Jim will help lead the company in this next step forward.”

Dorey received his bachelor’s degree from Montclair State University and attended Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.  He resides in Clark, NJ with his wife Sam and two children, Alexandra and Anthony.

For more information, please visit www.PriceRiteSupermarkets.com.

About Price Rite Marketplace
Price Rite Marketplace is a registered trademark of Wakefern Food Corp., a retailer owned cooperative based in Keasbey, NJ and the largest supermarket cooperative in the United States. Price Rite opened its first store in West Springfield, MA in 1995 and currently operates 65 grocery stores while employing more than 4,000 people in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Maryland, and Virginia. Price Rite offers expanded produce departments and a curated selection of quality food products at exceptional prices. Through its support of local food banks, the annual Check-Out Hunger fundraising campaign and partnership with Feed The Children, Price Rite is a committed member of its local community.  For more information, please visit www.priceritesupermarkets.com.

Source: Price Rite

Price Rite rebrands its Secane, Pa. store to Price Rite Marketplace

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite today announced the official rebranding of its Secane, Pa. store to Price Rite Marketplace, unveiling a fresh and modern new look along with plans to roll out the concept at all its stores over the next year. By introducing new products and curating the very best of its selection for customers, Price Rite is reinforcing its core values of low price, high quality and service while creating a simpler and more streamlined way to shop.

Visitors to the Price Rite Marketplace in Secane will find a brighter, revitalized space featuring new in-store signage and additions like the “Sweet Spot” dessert case.  The Secane store is the first Price Rite to make the transition inside and out, with a fresh, updated logo, and a cleaner, more modern backdrop design of whitewashed wood throughout the store.

“We are pleased to officially announce the rebranding of our stores to Price Rite Marketplace with the unveiling of this fresh and fun concept at our Secane store,” said Jim Dorey, president of Price Rite Marketplace. “Our company was built on the philosophy that customers should not have to sacrifice quality to save on price, and we look forward to continuing that promise and staying true to our core values with the Price Rite Marketplace experience, the next step forward for our company.”

Balancing local products, national brands and top private label lines, Price Rite Marketplace carefully curates its selection to make it easier for shoppers to find their favorite products. Visitors to the Secane store will find new Wholesome Pantry private label organic foods, award winning cuts of Certified Angus Beef and Perdue’s No Antibiotics Ever Chicken.

Price Rite Marketplace also features special buys that rotate regularly in the store, providing a better value than club stores, full-service and small box competitors. Black Friday finds include a 32-inch Samsung TV Price Rite Marketplace is selling, while supplies last, for $124.99 Nov. 24-26

Price Rite Marketplace offers a centerpiece produce department brimming with fresh fruits and vegetables along with a large selection of baked goods, seafood and dairy and frozen food.  Packaged meats include organic and natural items, grass-fed offerings, Grade A poultry and USDA Choice cuts and Certified Angus® Beef products. Price Rite Marketplace also carries an assortment of organic and natural items including the new Wholesome Pantry line, a popular store brand line of organic and clean ingredient products.

Price Rite Marketplace’s digital and social media channels have been updated to reflect the changes at the store level. Price Rite Marketplace also features some of the industry’s leading “green technologies,” including glass doors on dairy cases and energy-efficient lighting and refrigeration throughout the entire store.

For more information, please visit www.PriceRiteSupermarkets.com.

About Price Rite Marketplace
Price Rite Marketplace is a registered trademark of Wakefern Food Corp., a retailer owned cooperative based in Keasbey, NJ and the largest supermarket cooperative in the United States. Price Rite opened its first store in West Springfield, MA in 1995 and currently operates 65 grocery stores while employing more than 4,000 people in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Maryland, and Virginia. Price Rite offers expanded produce departments and a curated selection of quality food products at exceptional prices. Through its support of local food banks, the annual Check-Out Hunger fundraising campaign and partnership with Feed The Children, Price Rite is a committed member of its local community For more information, please visit www.priceritesupermarkets.com.

SOURCE: Wakefern Food Corp

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