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9/9/2009
Grand Opening of Harris Teeter Food Market in Wilmington, NC


Grand Opening of Harris Teeter Food Market in Wilmington, NC

Charlotte, NC – Harris Teeter is excited to open a new store in Wilmington, NC, welcoming over 110 associates to the new location.  The store will be located in Long Leaf Mall Shopping Center and is replacing an older store on Shipyard Boulevard.  The existing store will close on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at 7pm, and the new store is scheduled to open on Wednesday, September 23 following a ribbon cutting ceremony at 8:00am

Harris Teeter is opening its new location to better serve its customers.  Standing over 10,000 square feet larger than the existing store, Harris Teeter will be able to offer customers a wider variety of products to choose from while shopping.  As always, the company will bring exceptional customer service; top-quality Farmers Market produce; a full service meat market; Fishermans Market Seafood; and Fresh Foods Market Deli/Bakery items, along with an extensive selection of national brand and private label products to the families surrounding our new store site.

To celebrate the grand opening, Harris Teeter is hosting a variety of events during the first three weekends following the opening and removed the fee on Express Lane orders through November 3, 2009 at this location only.  On the first grand opening weekend, Harris Teeter is bringing the Rancher Mobile Grill to the store.  Friday September 25 – Sunday, September 27 associates will be giving away free samples of our Harris Teeter Rancher NY Strip to customers.  The following weekend the e-VIC Mobile will be at the store offering customers a chance to sign-up for e-VIC.  e-VIC, a FREE service that notifies customers when items they regularly buy are on sale, is an extension of our Very Important Customer (VIC) card program.  The last grand opening weekend event will take place on Friday, October 9 – Sunday, October 11.  Associates will bring the Ice Cream Truck to the new store and will distribute FREE Harris Teeter Ice Cream Sandwiches to customers.

Fast Facts:
Store Address:  Long Leaf Mall Shopping Center - 2800 S. College Road Wilmington, NC 28412              
Opening Date:  Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 8am
Square Footage:  53,000
Store Hours:  24 hours
Check-Out Lanes:  10 checkouts and 4 USCAN checkouts

Features and Departments:
Full Service Meat Department and Fresh Meat Experts • Full Service Fishermans Market • Shrimp Party Trays • Farmers Market Produce and Certified Green Thumb Experts • Full Service Floral and Custom Floral Arrangements • Fresh Fruit Bar • Produce Party Trays • Gift Basket Program • Expanded Fresh Cut Flower Section • Full Service Fresh Foods Market Deli/Bakery • Sushi • Self Serve Olives • Salad Bar and Fresh Made Salads •  Cheeses from Around the World • Chef Prepared Foods to Go • Custom Cakes including Ice Cream Cakes • Chef Prepared Pastries • Made to Order Sandwich Program • Party Trays • Rotisserie Items • Boar’s Head Meats & Cheeses • Slicing Meats & Cheeses • Artisan Breads • Italian Meat Selection • Specialty, Natural and Organic Foods • Wines and Imported Beers • Western Union • Coinstar • Red Box DVD Rental Kiosk • Double Coupons • Club 60 Senior Discount • College Discount • Home Shopping and On-Line Ordering • Starbucks • Sit-down eating area