New ShopRite Opens in Belleville New Jersey

October 23, 2013

November 3rd ribbon cutting ceremony scheduled to celebrate brand new store

ShopRite announced today that its newest store will open in Belleville, New Jersey on Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 8:00 am with a ribbon cutting ceremony scheduled for 7:30 AM. Local politicians, dignitaries and community leaders are scheduled to attend.
Located in the Belleville Center, 726 Washington Avenue, the new 60,000 square foot ShopRite of Belleville will be operated by the LoCurcio and Infusino families. This family business of third and fourth generation grocers has also owned and operated the ShopRite of Nutley since 1932.
 
The opening of this store brings an additional 270 jobs to the Belleville community.
 
In addition to a broad array of groceries and fresh produce, this store will have several services that ShopRite customers have come to expect including: a pharmacy, a fresh bake shop with an onsite pastry chef, fresh meat cut to order, a floral department and fresh seafood delivered daily, as well as a broad selection of natural and organic products in every department.  The ShopRite of Belleville will also offer customers a hot buffet bar, as well as a wide variety of freshly prepared entrées and gourmet delicacies, including a cold buffet bar, a Mediterranean olive bar and cheeses from around the world.
 
The new ShopRite of Belleville will also feature the convenience of an underground parking facility in addition to an above ground parking lot.
 
The ShopRite of Belleville was built with the latest energy-saving and sustainable technologies in refrigeration and lighting, including glass doors on the dairy and freezer cases, LED and T-8 lighting and environmentally-friendly refrigerant systems.
 
“We are very excited to bring our long history of outstanding customer service to our new neighbors in Belleville and look forward to expanding upon the traditional low prices and services that Shop Rite has always been famous for,” said Vincent LoCurcio, vice president of The ShopRite of Nutley. “Our families are dedicated and committed to supporting our customers, associates and neighbors. We live here, we work here and we give here.”
 
ShopRite of Belleville: 726 Washington Avenue, Belleville, NJ, (973) 302-8600. Pharmacy: (973) 450-0466. Store hours: 8am – 10pm daily. Pharmacy hours: Monday – Friday from 8 am – 9 pm, Saturday from 9 am – 5 pm and Sunday 9 am - 3 pm.   
 
 
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About ShopRite
ShopRite is the registered trademark of Wakefern Food Corp., a retailer-owned cooperative, based in Keasbey, NJ and the largest supermarket cooperative in the United States.  With more than 250 ShopRite supermarkets located throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland, ShopRite serves more than six million customers each week.  A long-time supporter of key community efforts, ShopRite is dedicated to fighting hunger in the communities it serves.  Through its ShopRite Partners In Caring program, ShopRite has donated $30 million to 1,700 worthy charities and food banks since the program began in 1999.  As a title sponsor of the LPGA’s ShopRite Classic, ShopRite has raised more than $24 million for local schools, hospitals and community groups.  Progressive Grocer named ShopRite its 2011 Retailer of the Year and Supermarket News awarded ShopRite its 2011 Retail Excellence Award.  For more information, please visit www.ShopRite.com

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