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.
The store will be open for business from 7:00 A.M.-9:00 P.M., every day of
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
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.
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
Terrence C. Donilon
Telephone: (508) 313-3318
Pager Service: 1-800-LESHAWS
SOURCE Shaw's Supermarkets