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3/22/2006
Grand Opening of new Harris Teeter Store

Media Alert

Wednesday, March 22, 2006           

Media Contacts:

Jo Sorenson                                                                                       

704.844.3904                                                                       
jsorenson@harristeeter.com
        
                             
                                             

What:        Grand Opening of new Harris Teeter Store

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

 

When:         Wednesday, April 5, 2006

                   8:00am                

 

Where:       The Shops at Blakeney   

                   9720 Rea Road    

                   Charlotte, NC 28277

         

Grand Opening festivities will run through out the weekend. Here are some of the highlights:

 

Friday, April 7

Ø      e-VIC mobile gives guests an opportunity to sign up for the service that notifies them when items they regularly buy are on sale from 3pm – 7pm.

Ø      Grand Opening sampling events will provide guests with free Harris Teeter specialty product samples from 4pm - 8pm.

 

Saturday, April 8

Ø      Grand Opening sampling events will provide guests with free Harris Teeter specialty product samples from 10am - 2pm.

Ø      Harry the Dragon the Harris Teeter mascot will visit with children from 11am - 3pm.

Ø      Harry the Dragon Hot Dog Wagon from 11am – 3pm.

Ø      e-VIC mobile gives guests an opportunity to sign up for the service that notifies them when items they regularly buy are on sale from 11am – 3pm.

 

Features and Departments:

Full Service Meat Department with Harris Teeter Rancher and Reserve Angus Beef • Fishermans Market Seafood Department • Certified Green Thumb Experts and produce from around the world in our Farmers Market • Full Service Fresh Foods Department • Specialty Foods • Rotisserie Chicken, Pork Or Turkey • International Foods • Imported Cheeses • Sushi • Coinstar • Money Gram • Wine Imported & Domestic Beer • Fresh Cut Flowers • Pharmacy

 

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Harris Teeter, Inc. with headquarters in Matthews, NC, is a subsidiary of Ruddick Corporation (NYSE:RDK). Harris Teeter is the 40th largest supermarket in the United States with 2004 sales of  $2.57 billion. The grocery store chain employs over 15,000 associates and has 147 stores in North and South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee, and Florida.