7.13.2015

Relocated Latham Walmart opens Wednesday

Everything you would ever want to know about the new Walmart in Latham...

From a press release Monday:

Relocated Walmart provides approximately 150 new jobs, plus savings on wide selection of merchandise – in stores and online

·        Relocated store located at 800 Loudon Road
·        Latham Walmart creates approximately 150 new jobs
·        Store open 7 a.m. to midnight
·        Local Facebook page: www.facebook.com/walmart1997

LATHAM, N.Y., July 8, 2015 – The relocated Latham Walmart is opening Wednesday, July 15, following a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7 a.m. The relocated store is conveniently located at 800 Loudon Road and is open from 7 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week. The store will provide Latham residents with low prices on a broad assortment of groceries and merchandise, along with a full service pharmacy. Walmart is making shopping more convenient than ever as local residents can shop for more than a million additional items online on Walmart.com and pick them up at the new Latham Walmart store for free, often as quickly as the same day.
The new store employs approximately 350 full- and part-time associates. Store manager Juan Rivera began his Walmart career in 2001 as an hourly asset protection associate.

“I’m excited to bring residents this newly relocated store, where they will enjoy the convenience and variety they have come to appreciate from the Latham Walmart, now with fresh produce and meat, and other new features,” Rivera said.



Fresh, Affordable Produce, Meat and Groceries
Latham customers will find meal and entertaining essentials, fresh produce and a full line of groceries from leading brand names, including organic selections. By working with growers, Walmart is able to provide farm-grown quality produce at added convenience and low prices. There is also a wide variety of meat and bakery selections, including fresh baked breads and tortillas.
                                                               
Convenient Local Pharmacy and General MerchandiseIn addition to groceries, the store features quality, value-priced general merchandise, including electronics, furniture, home decor, automotive, sporting goods, home improvement and more.

The pharmacy offers a full range of products and services. Pharmacy team members are ready to assist customers with product and prescription questions. Latham residents can easily transfer prescriptions and order refills on the go with the Walmart mobile app for iPhone and Android. 

A Big Family Welcome
Walmart is happy to be part of the Latham community and is ready to celebrate with residents on Saturday, July 18. A Big Family Welcome will give customers a chance to meet Rivera and enjoy fun family activities and free food samples while supplies last. Join the celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

About Walmart
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better – anytime and anywhere -- in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, more than 250 million customers and members visit our 11,202 stores under 71 banners in 27 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. With fiscal year 2014 sales of over $473 billion, Walmart employs more than 2 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting http://corporate.walmart.com on Facebook at http://facebook.com/walmart and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/walmart. Online merchandise sales are available at http://www.walmart.com and http://www.samsclub.com.


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FACT SHEET
Latham Walmart

Store Facts
  • Location: 800 Loudon Road, Latham. N.Y.
  • Size: Approximately 182,000 square feet
  • Store manager: Juan Rivera
  • Hours: 7 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week
  • Grand opening: Wednesday, July 15, following a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7 a.m.

Employment
  • Number of jobs created: Approximately 150
  • Full-time and part-time positions

Store Features
  • General merchandise
  • Full line of groceries, including
    • Fresh produce
    • Bakery
    • Full-service deli
    • Prepared meal options
    • Organic/natural selections
  • Convenience services include
    • Walmart Site to Store
    • My Tech Electronics Repair
    • Pharmacy
    • Vision Center
    • Smart Style Hair Salon

Social
·        Facebook: www.facebook.com/walmart1997
·        #MyNewWalmart
A Big Family Welcome
·        Saturday, July 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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