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ShopRite will open a 63,000-square-foot state-of-the-art store in Bear, Del., on Saturday, Dec. 31, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled for the day before. Slated to attend the event are Lt. Gov. Matt Denn, Secretary of Economic Development Alan Levin and Paul Clark, New Castle County Executive.
The ShopRite of Governors Square will be operated by the Kenny family, which also owns and operates four other ShopRites in Delaware. The new store will bring more than 200 jobs to the local community.
In addition to a wide selection of groceries and fresh produce, the store will offer such expected services as a fresh bake shop, fresh meat cut to order, fresh seafood delivered daily and a floral department, as well as many natural and organic products in every department.
Built with the latest energy-saving and sustainable technologies in refrigeration and lighting, including glass doors on the dairy and freezer cases, the location features LED and T-8 lighting and environmentally friendly refrigerant systems across the store.
Store hours will be 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. daily.
ShopRite is the registered trademark of Keasbey, N.J.-based Wakefern Food Corp., the largest supermarket cooperative in the United States. With more than 230 ShopRite supermarkets located throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland, ShopRite serves more than 5 million customers weekly.