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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Price Rite joins The Greater Boston Food Bank in its 7th Annual Chain of Giving event

Price Rite joins The Greater Boston Food Bank in its 7th Annual Chain of Giving event

 

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite associates took part in the 7th Annual Chain of Giving event this month hosted by The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB).

The event kicks off the holiday giving season of by bringing dozens of volunteers together to help unload turkeys at the food bank’s distribution center. Nearly 40,000 turkeys will pass through the GBFB enroute to families in need from now through December.

Price Rite, which donated store gift cards to GBFB to distribute to families, was happy to participate in the Chain of Giving. Associates and management teams, below, pose for a photo at the food bank this month.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Source: Price Rite

Price Rite teams up with Feed the Children and The Salvation Army to distribute food and essentials to Hyde Park-area families in need

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Representatives from Feed the Children, Price Rite and The Salvation Army came together last month at the Price Rite in Hyde Park to help deliver food and other items to 800 area families.

Price Rite Supermarkets partnered with Feed the Children, Nabisco and Red Bull, with support from The Salvation Army, to distribute food and essentials to Hyde Park-area families in need. Each family, pre-identified by The Salvation Army, received a 25-pound box of food; a 10-pound box of basic essentials like shampoo, conditioner, lotion and personal-care items; and books provided by Disney Worldwide Publishing. Families also received an additional food donation from Price Rite including a variety of produce and shelf-stable items.

Two Feed the Children semi-trucks filled with food and essentials were unloaded by volunteers who then packaged and distributed the items to the families who arrived to pick up their care packages.

Fighting hunger in the local community is at the heart of Price Rite’s charitable giving, and the supermarket chain contributes approximately $500,000 annually to local food banks and food pantries to benefit local families in need within the communities it serves. Heading into the third year of its partnership with Feed the Children, Price Rite will host ten events with the charity organization during 2017, donating more than 40,000 pounds of food and other essentials per event as part of the program. Feed the Children, through its network of partner agencies, distributed 105 million pounds of food and essentials – valued at $415 million – worldwide, benefitting 5.4 million people in the U.S. and more than 541,000 individuals internationally, for a total of 5.9 million people globally in fiscal year 2016.

About Price Rite
Price Rite 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 64 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.

About Feed the Children
Established in 1979, Feed the Children exists to defeat hunger. It is one of the largest U.S.-based charities and serves those in need in the U.S. and in 10 countries around the world. It provides food, education, essentials and disaster response. Domestically, it operates five distribution centers (located in Oklahoma, Indiana, California, Tennessee and Pennsylvania).

In fiscal year 2016, through its domestic and international programs, Feed the Children distributed 105 million pounds of food and essentials worldwide with a total value of $415 million, working with partner agencies to benefit 5.9 million people globally. It is accredited by GuideStar Exchange and the BBB Wise Giving Alliance.

Visit www.feedthechildren.org for more information.

Contact:

Karen O’Shea
Phone: 732-906-5932
Communications Specialist

Maureen Gillespie
Phone: 732-906-5295
Manager

Source:  Price Rite Supermarkets

Price Rite Check-Out Hunger fundraising campaign raised more than $135,000 for Greater Boston and Rhode Island Food Banks

Price Rite Check-Out Hunger fundraising campaign raised more than $135,000 for Greater Boston and Rhode Island Food Banks

 

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-Aug-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Team members from Price Rite presented checks totaling more than $135,000 to representatives of The Greater Boston Food Bank and the Rhode Island Community Food Bank from funds raised during the supermarket chain’s annual Check-Out Hunger fundraising campaign.

Representatives from both food banks accepted the donations at Price Rite stores in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

Associates are pictured below presenting a check for $65,000 on July 24 to representatives from The Greater Boston Food Bank.  An additional donation of $500 was presented on behalf of Price Rite of Swansea for its finish as the third top-fundraising store across all 64 Price Rite locations.

Team members from the Price Rite of Providence in Rhode Island also presented a check for $70,030 to representatives from the Rhode Island Community Food Bank.

From October – December 2016, Price Rite stores banded together to collect donations at checkout, raising over $250,000 for food banks across nine states to support the fight against hunger. The supermarket chain has raised over $1.4 million for the Check-Out Hunger initiative since 2002.

The supermarket chain contributes approximately $500,000 annually to local food banks and food pantries to benefit local families in need within the communities its stores serves. 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. Price Rite stores that contributed to The Greater Boston Food Bank donation include its Brockton, Fall River, New Bedford, Seekonk, South New Bedford, Stoughton and Swansea, MA locations.

About Price Rite

Price Rite 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 64 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

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The Connecticut Food Bank received $195,460 donation from Price Rite and ShopRite

WALLINGFORD, CONN., 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Connecticut Food Bank welcomed representatives from Price Rite and ShopRite stores to celebrate the food bank’s 20-year partnership with ShopRite and Price Rite — a relationship that has helped provide 8.4 million meals to hungry Connecticut residents.

The food bank honored the store owners and leadership teams with a celebration lunch on Thursday, July 20, at the Connecticut Food Bank Wallingford headquarters and distribution center.

“We saw July 20 as the perfect day to honor ShopRite and Price Rite as we celebrate our 20th year of fighting hunger together in Connecticut,” said Connecticut Food Bank CEO Bernie Beaudreau. “This is an opportunity for us to say thank you and for our friends from ShopRite and Price Rite to see where their donations go and how we can continue to help meet needs across the region.”

Beaudreau said combined ShopRite and Price Rite store and corporate donations to the Connecticut Food Bank since 1998 amounted to more than 1.22 million pounds of food and $4.3 million in funding. “These donations have provided 8.4 million meals for residents facing hunger in Connecticut,” Beaudreau added.

Thursday’s lunch included a formal recognition and an opportunity for the guests to tour the food bank. “We want our partners to know how much we appreciate their generosity and to see the care and efficiency with which we use their donations,” Beaudreau said.

About the Connecticut Food Bank:
The Connecticut Food Bank is committed to alleviating hunger in Connecticut by providing food resources, raising awareness of the challenges of hunger and advocating for people who need help meeting basic needs. The Connecticut Food Bank partners with the food industry, food growers, donors and volunteers to distribute nutritious food to people in need, which last year provided nearly 21 million meals. We distribute that food through a network of community based programs to six Connecticut counties – Fairfield, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London and Windham counties – where more than 300,000 people struggle with hunger. Visit us on the web at www.ctfoodbank.org, like us on Facebook and follow @CTFoodBank on Twitter and Instagram.

Source:  Price Rite

Price Rite of Erie celebrates its first anniversary with $25 Gift Cards Give Away

Keasbey, NJ, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite of Erie to Give Away $25 Gift Cards to the first 200 customers who visit the store on Saturday, May 20

In celebration of its first anniversary, and to thank its loyal customers, Price Rite of Erie will offer the first 200 customers a complimentary $25 Price Rite gift card on Saturday, May 20. While supplies last, shoppers will also be treated to product samples courtesy of Carvel and giveaways throughout the day from vendors including Frito-Lay, Pepsi and Little Debbie, as well as a special visit from CHEETOS’ mascot, Chester the Cheetah.

Store doors open at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 20, at the Price Rite of Erie, 4500 Buffalo Rd., Erie, PA.

Price Rite’s is an American company whose mission is to provide customers with a clean, fresh and friendly shopping experience while offering the same quality foods as traditional supermarkets at a bargain price, providing customers with the convenience of warehouse club-style shopping without the membership fees or bulk-buying requirements. The supermarket chain takes a variety of different approaches to help keep costs down and pass along those savings to customers, including spending less on advertising and store décor than conventional stores, and encouraging customers to bring their own bags or purchase a reusable bag for 10 cents. By streamlining operating costs, Price Rite can focus on providing great buys in-store. Price Rite regularly features specials and amazing values on food and non-food items alike.

About Price Rite
Price Rite 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 63 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.

Contact:
Phone: 1-877-352-8850

Source: Price Rite Supermarkets

Price Rite seeks applicants to fill up 85 positions for its new Utica store

Utica, NY, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite Supermarkets announced that it is accepting job applications for its 64th store, the 32,000-square-foot Price Rite of Utica, located at 501 Bleeker Street, scheduled to open in June 2017.  The supermarket chain, known for its everyday low 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.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting www.PriceRiteSupermarkets.com/Join-Our-Team, clicking “apply today” and selecting Utica, NY from the dropdown menu to view available positions and fill out an online employment application. Prescheduled interviews will be conducted Tuesday, May 16 and Wednesday, May 17 at Utica Working Solutions, so candidates are encouraged to apply today to ensure applications are reviewed in time to be scheduled for these sessions. Price Rite 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 offers its employees flexible scheduling, competitive pay rates, holiday, sick and vacation pay and over 30 career opportunities.

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

The new Price Rite of Utica will employ the supermarket chain’s convenient format featuring a broad array of groceries containing both private label items and national brands, including deliveries of fresh produce from around the corner and around the world six days per week, with a wide variety of ethnic products to cater to Price Rite’s diverse customer base; packaged meats, including a selection of organic and natural items, grass-fed offerings, Grade A poultry and USDA Choice cuts; baked goods; and dairy and frozen food, along with organic and natural including the new Wholesome Pantry Organic line, a private label line of free-from and organic products void of 110 ingredients and containing no artificial additives, flavors or preservatives. Price Rite of Utica 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
Price Rite 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 63 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.

Contact:
Phone: 1-877-352-8850

Source: Price Rite Supermarkets

Price Rite, Feed the Children, Pepsi, United Way of Greater New Bedford to help 800 New Bedford-area families in need

New Bedford, MA, 2017-Apr-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite Supermarkets is partnering with Feed the Children and Pepsi, with support from United Way of Greater New Bedford, to distribute food and essentials to 800 New Bedford-area families in need. Each family, pre-identified based on need by United Way of Greater New Bedford, will receive a 25-pound box of food; a 10-pound box of basic essentials like shampoo, conditioner, lotion and personal-care items; and books. Families will also receive an additional food donation from Price Rite including a variety of produce and shelf-stable items.

Two Feed the Children semi-trucks filled with food and essentials will be distributed to a total of 800 families on Tuesday, April 25 at the Price Rite of South Street in New Bedford. Volunteers will be on-site serving and assisting.

Fighting hunger in the local community is at the heart of Price Rite’s charitable giving, and the supermarket chain contributes approximately $500,000 annually to local food banks and food pantries to benefit local families in need within the communities it serves. Heading into the third year of its partnership with Feed the Children, Price Rite will host ten events with the charity organization during 2017, donating more than 40,000 pounds of food and other essentials per event as part of the program. Feed the Children, through its network of partner agencies, distributed 105 million pounds of food and essentials – valued at $415 million – worldwide, benefitting 5.4 million people in the U.S. and more than 541,000 individuals internationally, for a total of 5.9 million people globally in fiscal year 2016.

About Price Rite
Price Rite operates 63 stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Maryland and Virginia. Price Rite stores offer customers an expanded produce department and quality food products at savings up to 50 percent less than traditional supermarkets. The typical Price Rite store is about 35,000 to 40,000 square feet in size and employs anywhere from 75 to 150 associates. The first Price Rite opened in West Springfield, MA in 1995. For more information, please visit www.priceritesupermarkets.com.

About Feed the Children
Established in 1979, Feed the Children exists to defeat hunger. It is one of the largest U.S.-based charities and serves those in need in the U.S. and in 10 countries around the world. It provides food, education, essentials and disaster response. Domestically, it operates five distribution centers (located in Oklahoma, Indiana, California, Tennessee and Pennsylvania).

In fiscal year 2016, through its domestic and international programs, Feed the Children distributed 105 million pounds of food and essentials worldwide with a total value of $415 million, working with partner agencies to benefit 5.9 million people globally. It is accredited by GuideStar Exchange, the BBB Wise Giving Alliance and is rated by Charity Navigator.

Contact:
1-877-352-8850

Source: Price Rite

Price Rite with Jubilee Homes of Syracuse, Inc. to host informational session ahead of its hiring fair on Feb. 8

Buffalo, NY, 2017-Feb-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Price Rite Supermarkets, in partnership with Jubilee Homes of Syracuse, Inc., today (February 03, 2017) announced it will host an informational session ahead of the hiring fair for its new South Avenue store in Southwest Syracuse. Price Rite representatives will be on-hand Wednesday, Feb. 8 at the Southwest Community Center to introduce the supermarket chain – known for its everyday low prices – to the local community and provide information about the hiring process, including details about how to apply in advance of Price Rite’s hiring fair, which will take place later in the month.

Registration for the Feb. 8 informational session is required as space is limited, and interested applicants can register at the following link (registration will be open until Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 8:00pm):
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pricerite-pre-onboarding-information-session-tickets-31545691011.

Interested candidates are also encouraged to submit an online application for upcoming employment opportunities once they have registered for the informational session by visiting http://www.priceritesupermarkets.com/join-our-team/, clicking the “Apply Today” link and selecting Price Rite of South Ave. from the dropdown menu to view available positions.

WHO: William Britton, director of human resources and community and government relations, Price Rite

Walter Dixie, executive director, Jubilee Homes of Syracuse, Inc.
Sharon Owens, executive director, Syracuse Community Connections
Twiggy Billue, program coordinator for the Build to Work Program

WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017
6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Registration is open to the public until Tuesday, February 7 at 8:00pm

WHERE: Southwest Community Center
401 South Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13204

WHY: Price Rite has been working closely with Jubilee Homes of Syracuse Inc., a local nonprofit, and city, county and state officials to bring the new store to an area designated as a food desert, providing a service oriented supermarket in addition to nearly 100 full and part-time jobs to the local economy once the store opens.

Known for its everyday low prices, the store will feature a wide selection of fresh produce, organic products and a variety of private label and national grocery brands – at about half the cost of a traditional supermarket. The new Price Rite of Southwest Syracuse will employ the supermarket’s shopper-friendly, convenient format, including fresh produce delivered daily; packaged meats; baked goods; a variety of private label and national grocery brands; and dairy and frozen food. Price Rite of Southwest Syracuse 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.

Price Rite’s mission is to provide customers with a clean, fresh and friendly shopping experience while offering the same quality foods as traditional supermarkets at about half the price, offering customers the convenience of warehouse club-style shopping without the membership fees or bulk-buying requirements. Price Rite takes a variety of different approaches to help keep costs down and pass along those savings to customers, including spending less on advertising and store décor than conventional stores, and encouraging customers to bring their own bags or purchase a reusable bag for 10 cents. By streamlining operating costs, Price Rite can focus on providing great buys in-store. Price Rite regularly features specials and amazing values on food and non-food items alike.

About Price Rite
Price Rite operates 62 stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Maryland and Virginia. Price Rite stores offer customers an expanded produce department and quality food products at savings up to 50 percent less than traditional supermarkets. The typical Price Rite store is about 35,000 to 40,000 square feet in size and employs anywhere from 75 to 150 associates. The first Price Rite opened in West Springfield, MA in 1995. For more information, please visit www.priceritesupermarkets.com.

Jubilee Homes of Syracuse, Inc. Mission Statement 
Jubilee Homes of Syracuse, Inc. is a not for profit organization that has been a catalyst for revitalizing the Southwest side of Syracuse since 1987 by 1. providing home ownership and/or rental opportunities for low and moderate income people through the construction and/or rehabilitation of permanently affordable owner-occupied homes and rental units in the neighborhood; 2. building shared values and a sense of community in the neighborhood by empowering neighborhood residents to develop, engage in and/or promote neighborhood building activities and events, in order to continue to build neighborhood cohesiveness; 3. supporting and/or increasing small business and commercial development on the Southwest-side through economic development initiatives; as well working to address poverty through workforce and economic development initiatives; and 4. preparing our area youth for future leadership, employment and entrepreneurship through innovative youth development programs.

Contact:

Phone: 1-877-352-8850

Source:Price Rite Supermarkets