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10/11/2006
Sneak Peek of new 24 Hour Harris Teeter Store in Alexandria, VA

Media Alert

Wednesday, October 11, 2006                                                          Media Contact:

Jo Sorenson                                                                                       

704.844.3904                                                                          jsorenson@harristeeter.com       
                              
                                           

What:          Sneak Peek of new 24 Hour Harris Teeter Store

 

When:         Tuesday, October 24, 2006

                   Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, 5:30pm

Media Tours &
          Taste of Teeter,
5:30pm - 8:00pm

 

Where:        Shops of Foxchase

4641 Duke Street

Alexandria, VA 22314        

 

Following the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Harris Teeter will host a Taste of Teeter.  This event is a complimentary in-store sampling of Harris Teeter’s most unique products and a variety of fine wines.

 

Media Tours will be given at 5:30 PM, immediately following the ribbon cutting ceremony.

 

Harris Teeter’s official first day of business is Wednesday, October 25.  Grand opening festivities will continue throughout the weekend. Below are some of the highlights:

 

Friday, October 27    

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

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.

 

Saturday, October 28

Ø      Grand Opening demos 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 will be in front of the store serving up tasty treats 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 • Wine Consultant • Coinstar • Money Gram • Wine Imported & Domestic Beer • Fresh Cut Flowers • Pharmacy •

www.harristeeter.com/pressroom

 

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 153 stores in North and South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee, and Florida.