EVANSVILLE, Ind., 2015-10-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Schnucks will open its sixth store in southern Indiana with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 11 beginning at 8:45 a.m. (Store opens at 9 a.m.) The new 59,000-square-foot, full-service grocery and pharmacy features service meat and seafood departments, a service deli with sliced-to-order specialties including Boar’s Head meats and cheeses, a floral department, a fresh bakery and a salad bar, in addition to traditional grocery departments. Schnucks full-service pharmacy expedites prescription pick-up with a convenient drive-through window.
Todd Schnuck, Schnucks chairman and CEO, says the loyalty and patronage of Evansville area customers allows the company to expand once again in the region. “We have been serving the Evansville area since 1977, and we value our great customers in southern Indiana,” says Schnuck. “Their appreciation and support of Schnucks makes it possible to bring this new store to the area.”
Scott Berry, a 36-year Schnucks veteran and former store manager at the North Green River Road location, will take the helm of the new store. “We’re very excited to bring our combination of quality, value, variety and service to another Evansville location,” says Berry. “We look forward to serving customers familiar with Schnucks as well as introducing new customers to our products and services.” Joining Berry in a leadership role will be co-manager Brian Kissel who comes from Schnucks Evansville East location.
Opening in time to help customers kick-off the busy holiday baking and entertaining season, the new Schnucks store is located at 600 East Boonville-New Harmony Road near Darmstadt. The location will employ approximately 120 teammates. After opening day, regular store hours will be 5 a.m. – midnight.
Founded in St. Louis in 1939, Schnuck Markets, Inc. is a third-generation, family-owned grocery/pharmacy retailer committed to nourishing people’s lives. Each year, the company provides in-kind and cash donations to more than 500 not-for-profit organizations to strengthen the communities it serves. Schnucks currently operates 98 stores in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Iowa. Privately held, Schnucks employs nearly 15,000 teammates and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. Follow Schnucks on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Schnucks.
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