United Supermarkets to Host Grand Opening and Celebrity Shopping Spree on December 7

LUBBOCK, TX (NEWS RELEASE) - The new United Supermarkets in South Lubbock will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the store’s opening on Dec. 7 at 9 a.m. The new location is on the corner of  FM 1585 and Indiana, and is the first United Supermarkets in Lubbock to offer expanded features.

In celebration of the grand opening, the store will host a five-person shopping spree featuring local celebrities including radio personality Landon King, TV news sports experts David Collier, Paul Tubbs and others. All items collected in the spree will be donated to the South Plains Food Bank ‘U Can Share’ food drive on behalf of the new store.

The next-generation United store will offer some features currently found in Market Street stores, including fresh sushi and expanded food service options. Other amenities include a large salad bar and restaurant-quality food, an expanded in-store dining room, a large produce section with extensive organic options, and a wide variety of beer and wine.

WHEN:                      
Wednesday, Dec. 7
9 a.m. - ribbon cutting
Immediately following - celebrity shopping spree

WHERE:                  
United Supermarkets
12815 Indiana
Lubbock, Texas 79424

WHO:                         
Robert Taylor, President, The United Family
Joe Womble, Regional Vice President, The United Family
Tony Crumpton, EVP, Facilities and Construction
Gary Boyles, Store Director, United Supermarkets #555

About United Supermarkets
United Supermarkets is a grocery store that provides guests with trusted quality, competitive prices and genuine hospitality. Stores can be found in 24 communities throughout Texas. United Supermarkets is the flagship brand of The United Family®, a Texas-based grocery chain that operates 73 stores in West Texas, Dallas-Fort Worth and New Mexico under five unique brands: United Supermarkets, Market Street, Amigos, Albertsons Market and United Express, along with ancillary operations R.C. Taylor Distributing, Praters and Llano Logistics. The United Family is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Albertson’s LLC. For more information, please visit www.unitedsupermarkets.com.

About The United Family®
In its 100th year of operation, United Supermarkets, LLC - d.b.a. The United Family® - is a Texas-based grocery chain with stores in 41 communities in West Texas, Dallas-Fort Worth and New Mexico. A self-distributing company with headquarters in Lubbock and distribution centers in Lubbock and Roanoke, The United Family currently operates 73 stores under five unique banners: United Supermarkets, Market Street, Amigos, Albertsons Market and United Express, along with ancillary operations R.C. Taylor Distributing, Praters and Llano Logistics. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Albertson’s LLC. For more information, please visit www.unitedtexas.com.

(News release from The United Family)


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