Weis Markets Completes Expansion and Remodel of Store in Newton, New Jersey

Apr 27, 2001, 01:00 ET from Weis Markets Inc.

    SUNBURY, Pa., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Weis Markets today said it has
 completed the expansion and extensive remodel of its store in Newton, New
 Jersey.
     The completion of this project will be marked by a Grand Re-Opening
 celebration at the store beginning 9 AM this Sunday.  The store, which was
 open during construction, is located at 121 Water Street in Newton.
     "We have completely remodeled our Newton store and expanded it by more
 than 8,000-square-feet. It now contains many features from our superstore
 design," said Weis Markets President Norman S. Rich.  "In particular, we have
 expanded and upgraded our perishable departments and have increased the
 store's overall convenience."
     The Newton store already has three self-scan lanes, which were added last
 year.  New features at the Newton store include:
 
     --  An expanded delicatessen with a pizza kitchen.  This area now offers
         made to order pizza and sandwiches in addition to rotisserie and fried
         chicken.  It also offers a wide selection of heat and serve meals.  In
         addition, the deli now has an express register for added convenience.
 
     --  An expanded produce department offering a greater selection of
         produce including organic items.  The produce department now contains
         a larger fresh cut fruit and salad bar.
 
     --  An expanded bakery.
 
     --  A larger pharmacy.
 
     As part of the expansion and remodel, the Company has also upgraded the
 store site's landscaping.
     Founded in 1912, Weis Markets Inc. (NYSE:   WMK) currently operates 164
 stores in six states including three in New Jersey, units in Newton, Franklin
 and Flanders.  Later this summer, it will open a fourth unit in Hackettstown.
 
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SOURCE Weis Markets Inc.
    SUNBURY, Pa., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Weis Markets today said it has
 completed the expansion and extensive remodel of its store in Newton, New
 Jersey.
     The completion of this project will be marked by a Grand Re-Opening
 celebration at the store beginning 9 AM this Sunday.  The store, which was
 open during construction, is located at 121 Water Street in Newton.
     "We have completely remodeled our Newton store and expanded it by more
 than 8,000-square-feet. It now contains many features from our superstore
 design," said Weis Markets President Norman S. Rich.  "In particular, we have
 expanded and upgraded our perishable departments and have increased the
 store's overall convenience."
     The Newton store already has three self-scan lanes, which were added last
 year.  New features at the Newton store include:
 
     --  An expanded delicatessen with a pizza kitchen.  This area now offers
         made to order pizza and sandwiches in addition to rotisserie and fried
         chicken.  It also offers a wide selection of heat and serve meals.  In
         addition, the deli now has an express register for added convenience.
 
     --  An expanded produce department offering a greater selection of
         produce including organic items.  The produce department now contains
         a larger fresh cut fruit and salad bar.
 
     --  An expanded bakery.
 
     --  A larger pharmacy.
 
     As part of the expansion and remodel, the Company has also upgraded the
 store site's landscaping.
     Founded in 1912, Weis Markets Inc. (NYSE:   WMK) currently operates 164
 stores in six states including three in New Jersey, units in Newton, Franklin
 and Flanders.  Later this summer, it will open a fourth unit in Hackettstown.
 
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