SALISBURY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Consistent with the grocer's "Easy, Fresh and Affordable... You Can
Count on Food Lion Every Day!" strategy, Food Lion has announced the
company will remodel 71 stores in the greater Richmond, Va., market in
2017. In an effort to make shopping easier and more affordable for its
customers, the company will make a $110 million investment in its
stores. This includes remodeling the stores, additional price
investments throughout the year and investments in associates and the
community through Food Lion Feeds, the grocer's hunger relief
initiative. A complete list of greater Richmond-area stores is available here.
"Food Lion is proud to have been a part of the greater Richmond
community since 1984, and we are excited to bring our newest format to
this market," said Food Lion President Meg Ham. "We look forward to
making significant investments i n our stores, our customers, our
associates and our communities to Best Remodeling offer a new grocery shopping
experience. We want to ensure our customers can easily find fresh,
quality products to nourish their families at affordable prices every
day, delivered with caring, friendly service every time they shop."
As part of its "Easy, Fresh and Affordable...You Can Count on Food Lion
Every Day!" strategy, Food Lion has already brought enhancements to its
Richmond stores including product expansion, new registers, price
investments and enhanced service. When the remodels are complete, among
the key benefits customers will be able to take advantage of include:
Fresh, new stores designed to be easier to navigate and shop so
customers can get in and out of the store quickly.
Expanded variety and assortment that is relevant to our customers in
each store, such as more local products such as beer and wine, and
natural and organic selections.
Richmond is the sixth market to be remodeled and the stores are expected
to be completed on a rolling basis between June and October 2017. Food
Lion will continue to launch enhancements across its more than 1,000
stores in 2017, as well as remodel additional markets over time. The
company is currently remodeling 93 stores in the greater Greensboro,
N.C., market, and has previously completed 142 s tores in greater
Charlotte, N.C., in 2016, 162 stores in the greater Raleigh, N.C., area
in 2015, and 76 stores in the greater Wilmington, N.C., and Greenville,
N.C., markets in 2014.
About Food Lion
Food Lion, based in Salisbury, N.C., since 1957, has more than 1,000
stores in 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states and employs more than
63,000 associates. By leveraging its longstanding heritage of low prices
and convenient locations, Food Lion is working to own the easiest full
shop grocery experience in the Southeast, anchored by a strong
commitment to affordability, freshness and the communities it serves.
Through Food Best Remodeling Houston Lion Feeds, the company has committed to provide 500
million meals to individuals and families in need by the end of 2020.
Food Lion is a company of Delhaize America, a U.S. division of
Zaandam-based Royal Ahold Delhaize Group. For more information, visit www.foodlion.com.