WinCo Foods Announces Grand Opening of New Store in Spokane Valley, Washington

Mar 29, 2009, 08:00 ET from WinCo Foods, LLC

BOISE, Idaho, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- WinCo Foods, LLC announced today that it will open its second store in the greater Spokane market at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow, Monday, March 30, 2009. The store located at 9718 Sprague Avenue, in Spokane Valley is approximately 105,000 square feet in size and will initially employ approximately 220 individuals. "We are excited to open our newest and largest Washington store," said Michael Read, WinCo Foods company spokesperson, "our initial Spokane store opened in early February to wonderful customer acceptance and we thank all who have supported our market entry so generously. We look forward to better serving the greater Spokane market with this new facility."

WinCo Foods is an employee owned company that is primarily known for being the supermarket low price leader in each market where it operates. Store manager, Norm Miller, is a 13 year veteran of WinCo Foods and comes to Spokane Valley after working most recently as the manager of WinCo's Roseville, California store. Norm is excited about his team of employees and was impressed that over 4,000 job applications were received for positions at the store.

Founded in 1967, WinCo Foods is a regional discount supermarket company employing nearly 12,000 people and operating 66 stores and three distribution centers in the states of Washington, Idaho, Nevada, California and Oregon. A fourth distribution center is currently under construction in Boise, Idaho.