The 60,000 square foot expansion and full remodel is part of the retailer’s investment in serving today’s customers
Mount Pleasant, S.C. – October 29, 2018 – Mount Pleasant residents will get their first look at the expanded and fully remodeled Walmart Supercenter at 1481 US Highway 17 North following a ribbon-cutting at 8:00am, Wednesday, October 31. The store underwent a 60,000 square foot expansion, making it one of the largest Walmart stores in the Charleston and Mount Pleasant area at 181,000 square feet.
It is stocked with quality electronics, furniture, automotive, sporting goods, home improvement, apparel, toys and more from top brands at Walmart’s everyday low prices. Like all Walmart stores, the Mount Pleasant location will feature Walmart Pickup, which offers customers free shipping on Walmart.com orders available for pickup at the store. Many items are available for pick-up the same day.
“Throughout our remodel, we kept our doors open to continue providing the convenient, everyday low prices our customers enjoy,” said Store Manager Nicole Rana. “This is a great example of Walmart’s continued investment in the Low Country. A lot of hard work has gone into updating and expanding our store and we’re thrilled to be giving the full store back to the community.”
The store improvements and expansions include:
- A new full-service fabrics and crafts desk
- A new full-service paint and tool department
- A new full-service sporting goods department
- State-of-the-art electronics department with interactive displays
- Updated pharmacy drop-off and pick-up centers
- Live fish added to the Pets department
- Expanded apparel with additional brands
- Expanded grocery and fresh departments
To remain open during the renovation, the store closed each day between 12am-6am, but will return to its normal hours – open 24 hours a day, seven days a week – on October 31.
Family Movie Night
The store will host a Family Movie Night for the community in conjunction with the grand reopening on Friday, November 2 from 5:30-9:30pm. There will be sidewalk games and tents with hot cider, hot dogs, and other snacks.
To continue the celebration, the store will be holding celebrations with samples, giveaways, and fun activities for the community, scheduled for 11am-6pm on Saturday, November 3rd; 12-6pm on Sunday, November 4th; and 11am-6pm on Saturday, November 10th.
At Walmart, associates have access to competitive wages, affordable benefits, and the chance to build a career. More than 75 percent of store management teams started as hourly associates and 40 percent of those promotions went to associates within the first year of their employment.
About Walmart in South Carolina
Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better - anytime and anywhere – in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, nearly 265 million customers and members visit our more than 11,200 stores under 55 banners in 27 countries and eCommerce websites. In South Carolina we serve customers at 123 retail units and online through Walmart Grocery Pickup, Walmart.com and Jet.com. We are proud to employ more than 32,000 associates in South Carolina. Walmart supports local businesses, $1.6 billion with South Carolina suppliers in FY17, which supported 26,000 supplier jobs. Learn more at the Walmart Today blog, and our Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram channels.
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