Shaw's Supermarkets Opens In Wiscasset, Maine
Company adds 100 New Jobs for Maine Residents
WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wiscasset, Maine Shaw's Supermarket, at 670 Bath Road, opened its doors to customers at 7:00 a.m. this morning. With the opening of this new store, the Company now has 22 supermarkets in the State of Maine and 205 stores in total throughout the six New England States. "We are very pleased to offer the residents of Lincoln County and Wiscasset this new and rewarding shopping experience," said Paul Gannon, Shaw's President and CEO. "From the product selection to the store design and layout, we strive to tailor our stores to the community and we are pleased that the new Wiscasset Shaw's Supermarket achieves that goal." The Wiscasset Shaw's will employ approximately 100 associates from the Lincoln County area. Leading the Management Team for the store is Jeff Purdy. Mr. Purdy is a 22-year veteran of Shaw's. Previously he has served as an assistant store manager at the Shaw's in Westgate, Falmouth, Saco, Auburn, and Lewiston. A resident of Gray, Maine for the past eleven years, he and his wife Julie are the proud parents of a 16-month old girl. Store Hours The store will be open for business from 7:00 A.M.-9:00 P.M., every day of the week. The Offering At 43,659 square feet, the new store offers customers full-service departments including Produce, Bakery, Seafood, Deli, Dairy, Cheese, Frozen Foods, Meat and floral. The store also features Specialty Shops including: Wild Harvest, Beer, Wine, Seasonal, Candy, Coffee, Baby, and Kitchen Products. In addition, the store will feature an "As Seen on TV" section and a Big Value Pack aisle. The Environment Shaw's is an award winning EPA Energy Star Partner, as well as a Green Power Partner with Energy Star Labeled stores across New England. The Company has implemented innovative energy and environmental conservation programs and continues to implement best practices for waste minimization, logistics efficiencies and resource management. About Shaw's Shaw's Supermarkets and Star Markets are a division of Albertsons, Inc. Throughout the six New England states, there are more than 200 Shaw's and Star Market store locations serving over four million customers each week and employing approximately 30,000 associates. For additional information, please visit http://www.shaws.com. Shaw's Spokesperson: Terrence C. Donilon Telephone: (508) 313-3318 Pager Service: 1-800-LESHAWS
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