With the city of Ruston growing having new businesses coming in, Walmart has opened a new Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market by Louisiana Tech University.
Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market began its grand opening with the ceremony ribbon cutting earlier this Tuesday. The ceremony not only had a great viewing of the new store, other companies such as Tony Chachere and Community Coffee were on-site giving free samples of their product.
This new store will be a big impact on the city of Ruston by being convenient for students from the surrounding college campuses.
Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market was first introduced in 1998. At the time they were made smaller then the Supercenter to woo shoppers. These stores were created to please customer with easier parking, less crowded shopping, and speedy checkout. Though these stores are smaller then the Supercenter, the Neighborhood stores make it easier for students and the community.
The Neighborhood Market stores offer a full line of groceries at affordable prices. Wal-Mart company has always been number one the in customer’s heart with providing great customer service and everything day low prices.
“The grand opening went well. The store was full, no parking spots, and it was a steady crowd from opening at 7:30 a.m. to about 2 a.m.” said MeMe, a member of management.
“The Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market will do great this year because of the great customer service, great product, and everyday low prices ,” said Don, also a member of management.
Customers expressed joy during the grand opening and were happy to see the new store opening. People around the community love the placement of the store because there are many in the area that may not have transpertation to the other store across town, but they now have one close to home.
One of the main goals of the Neighborhood Market is to help provide to the community and ensure great customer service. The store is not only providing groceries at a affordable price, but is also creating jobs for people in the community.