New ShopRite to Open in Burlington New Jersey
Burlington, NJ (May 7, 2013)–ShopRite announced today that its newest store will open in Burlington, New Jersey on Friday, May 15, 2015 with a ribbon cutting scheduled for 9 am. Local politicians, dignitaries and community leaders are scheduled to attend.
Located in the Wishing Well Plaza, 1817 Burlington-Mount Holly Road, Rte 541, the new 90,000 square foot ShopRite of Burlington will be operated by Eickhoff’s Supermarkets, a family business which also owns four additional ShopRite stores in Burlington County. The opening brings an additional 175 jobs to the Burlington community.
To commemorate the opening of this new, state-of-the-art location, the Eickhoff family will present special donations to the Burlington Township Recreation Dept. designated for the replacement of children’s playground equipment and to NJ Autism Speaks for learning resource equipment and family grants. The family will also present a special donation to the Food Bank of South Jersey at Friday’s ribbon cutting.
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 fresh bake shop, fresh meat cut to order, a floral department, fresh seafood delivered daily, a Wine & Spirits Shop, as well as a broad selection of natural, organic and gluten-free products in every department.
ShopRite of Burlington will offer an extensive Meals in Minutes food service department featuring a wide variety of store-made, ready-to-cook entrées and side dishes. Hot American and Asian buffets, pizza, made-to-order sandwiches, as well as fresh sushi made daily, will be available for lunch and dinner. The new store will also feature ShopRite Kitchens Authentic Fire Grilled Chicken to complement traditional rotisserie and fried chicken favorites. All items will be prepared fresh daily on premises, available to take home or eat at the in-store Café.
In addition to the free services of an in-store registered dietitian to assist customers in choosing healthy foods for their families, ShopRite of Burlington will offerShopRite From Home®to its customers. ShopRite from Home allows customers to place online orders from their home computer or mobile device and have store associates shop for them, so they can come by at their convenience and pick up their packaged groceries or have the order delivered to their home. The store’s full service Pharmacy department will also provide the added convenience of a drive thru window and a home delivery service.
The ShopRite of Burlington 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.
“My family and I are excited to bring our customers this state-of-the-art, service and perishables-oriented supermarket,” said Karl Eickhoff, president of Eickhoff’s Supermarkets. “The new ShopRite of Burlington will represent the traditional low prices and outstanding services that ShopRite has always been famous for, in a bigger, better, fresher location. We look forward to making a positive impact on the community and to continuing our long standing relationship with our Burlington County neighbors.”
ShopRite of Burlington: 1817 Burlington-Mount Holly Road, Rte 541, Burlington, NJ 08016. (609) 387-1602. Hours: 7 AM –12AM daily.
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 nearly 250 ShopRite supermarkets located throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland, ShopRite serves more than five 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 $33 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 $27 million for local schools, hospitals and community groups. For more information, please visit www.ShopRite.com. Progressive Grocer named ShopRite its 2011 Retailer of the Year and Supermarket News awarded ShopRite its 2011 Retail Excellence Award.