For immediate release: June 28, 2012
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Redner’s to Expand with New Warehouse Market and Quick Shoppe/C-Stores in Pa.
Reading, Pa. – Redner’s Markets, Inc. has announced finalized plans for a two new locations in Hegins & Reading, Pa. Expanding with its 4th warehouse market in Schuylkill County (Pa.), President and CEO, Richard Redner announced the new warehouse market with the expectation to open the Hegins location in the fall 2012. The other new store will be a quick shoppe/convenience store located in Reading (Muhlenberg Township) Pa. The addition of the Reading quick shoppe will be 17 convenience store.
The Hegins Warehouse Market will be located on 22 Forest Drive, Hegins (17938) in the Midway Shopping Center; Schuylkill County. Renovations to the existing building (formerly Midway Supermarket) will begin immediately to the existing property. The building is owned by Jim & Maryann Fetterhoff of Hegins. SMJ Construction of Douglassville will conduct the renovation project, which will measure approximately 40,000 square feet upon completion and is slated to open in the fall of 2012.
This Warehouse Market will be a full service grocery store offering services such as; in-store bakery, full-service deli, seafood, produce and meat departments, along with frozen, dairy, health and beauty aids/non-foods and grocery departments. Fetterhoff will continue to operate Forest Drive Pharmacy as separate entity, located within the grocery store proper. The pharmacy will be a sub-tenant to Redner’s, as well as, the branch of Wells Fargo bank located within the building.
In addition to in-store operations, this store will also have the added feature of a self-service fuel station located on the property. Customers will be able to take advantage of Redner’s Pump Perks® fuel discount program and redeem at the on-site station. Since its inception in 2008, Redner’s Pump Perks® fuel rewards have saved its customers over 2.5 million in fuel purchases. At full operating conditions, the store will employ approximately 80 people in both full and part-time positions.
The Reading/Muhlenberg Township Quick Shoppe is located at 1137 Commons Blvd. & Tuckerton Road (19605) Berks County. Renovations to the existing building (formerly M&G Food Mart) will begin immediately. The building, which was purchased by the Redner Development Company, will measure approximately 6,000 square feet upon completion.
This Quick Shoppe will be a feature several new features not previously found within existing Quick Shoppe locations. The store will boast an expanded food service area focusing on a wider variety of fresh, made to order of subs, sandwiches, soups and baked pizza and an expanded coffee and cold beverage bar. The new custom, touch screen ordering system will be programmed and provided by Retalix systems. Customers will also find an array of convenience items within dairy, health and beauty aids/non-foods and grocery departments. The station will feature eight fuel stations located on the property allowing customers to take advantage of Redner’s Pump Perks® fuel discount program and redeem rewards on their fuel purchases. Since its inception in 2008, Redner’s Pump Perks® fuel rewards have saved its customers over 2.5 million in fuel purchases. A new addition to this site will be a fully automatic, hands-free car wash. Customers will have the option to choose from four varieties of a car wash ranging from economy to a deluxe wash. At full operating conditions, the store will employ approximately 10 people in both full and part-time positions and is schedule to open in fall of 2012.
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Redner’s Markets, Inc., an employee owned company, currently operates 40 Warehouse Markets and 16 Quick Shoppes throughout Eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware. Redner’s is committed to supporting the community in which each Warehouse Market and Quick Shoppe is located through a variety of supportive partnerships and enrichment programs. Redner’s continually strives to provide the lowest prices, freshest product and the outstanding service our customers have come to expect for 42 years.