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SALISBURY, N.C. - Bottom Dollar Food will open two new stores on August 1 at 1756 North Road in Warren, Ohio, and 1700 Wilmington Road in New Castle, Pa., marking 18 stores for the discount grocer in the greater Pittsburgh, Pa., and Youngstown, Ohio, markets.
"Bottom Dollar Food is proud to expand its commitment to providing unbelievable prices on fresh produce, quality meats, private brands and the national brands that matter most to our customers," said Bottom Dollar Food President Meg Ham. "We look forward to opening our doors at the Warren and New Castle locations and continuing to offer the best prices on groceries."
The first 200 customers at the new locations on Thursday will receive a free Bottom Dollar Food reusable bag filled with groceries, and additional customers will receive free reusable bags throughout the day. Former Pittsburgh football players will be on hand at the two locations signing autographs and greeting customers.
In conjunction with the grand openings, Bottom Dollar Food will also make $3,000 in charitable contributions to support hunger relief through the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley.
With a strong focus on delivering low prices to customers, Bottom Dollar Food has a "We Won't Be Beat" guarantee and will beat any competitor's price on the same item by a penny. In addition, if a customer is unsatisfied with a meat or produce purchase, stores will replace the item and give customers a full refund. Bottom Dollar Food also offers a double-money-back guarantee on all private brand products.
With the addition of the two new stores, Bottom Dollar Food now operates 56 stores in New Jersey, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Each Bottom Dollar Food store is approximately 18,000 square feet.
The Warren, Ohio, store will open to the public at 8 a.m. following ribbon-cutting ceremonies. Former Pittsburgh football player Louis Lipps will greet customers and sign autographs from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
As part of the grand opening festivities in Warren, Bottom Dollar Food will donate $1,500 to Second Harvest Food Bank of the Mahoning Valley to support 30 food banking agencies in Trumbull County as they work to fight hunger.
"We are pleased that Bottom Dollar Food has seen the City of Warren as a good place to do business. This is significant not just for the great shopping opportunity for our citizens, but because the company sees our community as a good place to make such an investment," said Warren Mayor William D. Franklin. "We are confident that Bottom Dollar Food will not only meet, but exceed its goals in Warren and serve as an example to all businesses that the city offers great opportunities for success."
The Warren, Ohio, location adds approximately 50 jobs to the local economy.
The New Castle, Pa., store will open to the public at 8 a.m. following ribbon-cutting ceremonies. Former Pittsburgh football player Robin Cole will greet customers and sign autographs from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
As part of the grand opening festivities, Bottom Dollar Food will make a $1,500 donation to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank to support the Produce to People initiative, which distributes food to 400-800 families in the greater Pittsburgh area with a focus on whole fruits and vegetables.
"We welcome Bottom Dollar Food to the New Castle area," said New Castle Mayor Anthony Mastrangelo. "Since Ralph's closed its doors, there was quite a void. Now it will be more convenient for people to shop closer to their homes."
The New Castle, Pa., location adds approximately 50 jobs to the local economy
Bottom Dollar Food, based in Salisbury, N.C., is redefining the discount grocery model by offering private brands and the national brands that matter most to customers, in addition to fresh produce and quality meats, at discount prices and in an energetic shopping environment. Bottom Dollar Food operates 56 stores in three states - Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Ohio. For more information, visit www.bottomdollarfood.com.