Celebrations for the Newly Updated Store to Include Family-Friendly Entertainment, Product Giveaways & a Community Donation
Yonkers, NY — October 31, 2018 — Stop & Shop, a neighborhood grocer for more than 100 years – and a proud member of the Yonkers community since 2001, will unveil a newly updated store on Friday, November 2. Located at 111 Vredenburgh Avenue, the 63,000 square-foot store will celebrate its makeover with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11:00 a.m. and a weekend full of giveaways and family-friendly entertainment for the Yonkers community. As part of its ongoing commitment to the Yonkers community, the store will also present its long-time partner St. Peter’s Church Pantry with a $1,000 donation.
Remodeled with the customer in mind, the newly renovated Yonkers Stop & Shop focuses on delivering more fresh, fast, local and healthy options so busy customers can get back to what matters most. Enhancements include:
● Expanded international offerings – including a larger Kosher section
● Larger and more inviting fresh produce section with expanded ethnic offerings
● Fresh juice station, hot foods stations and a fresh salad bar and sushi area
● New beer experience with a bigger selection including local craft beer from Yonkers Brewing
● Expanded meat, seafood, dairy, deli and frozen foods sections
● Expanded natural and healthier foods throughout the store
● More convenient and upgraded self-checkout pod system
● New touch screen SCAN IT! system
“As our customers’ tastes, needs and shopping habits evolve, we’ll continue to make changes to improve their in-store experience,” said Bob Yager, SVP Stop & Shop Central Region. “In Yonkers, our customers are especially enjoying the new self checkout pod and upgraded SCAN IT! guns, which are both designed to make their visits faster and easier.”
Starting November 2, customers can enjoy tasty samples throughout the store along with live music, kids crafts and entertainment, giveaways, free health screenings, an appearance by a former New York Giants player, and the opportunity to win prizes just for shopping. Customers are encouraged to visit the store for a full schedule of events.
About Stop & Shop
A neighborhood grocer for more than 100 years, today’s Stop & Shop is refreshed, reenergized and inspired, delivering new conveniences for customers. Committed to helping its communities enjoy better food and better lives, Stop & Shop has a longstanding history of giving back to the neighborhoods it serves with a focus on fighting hunger and helping children to enjoy a healthy lifestyle. The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC is an Ahold Delhaize USA Company and employs more than 61,000 associates and operates over 400 stores throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York and New Jersey. To learn more about Stop & Shop, visit stopandshop.com.