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Bottom Dollar Food to Open Store in Philadelphia on Thursday, Oct. 4

Newest Location in Juniata Park Area Offers Unbelievable Prices, Fresh Produce, "We Won't be Beat" Guarantee

Oct. 2, 2012

SALISBURY, N.C– Bottom Dollar Food will open a store in Philadelphia on Thursday at 3975 Castor Ave. The first 200 customers at the store will receive a free Bottom Dollar Food reusable bag filled with groceries.

“We appreciate the overwhelming support of residents living in the Juniata Park area over the past year and look forward to opening the Castor Avenue store on Thursday,” said Bottom Dollar Food President Meg Ham. “We invite customers in the surrounding community to come experience our unbelievable prices on fresh produce, quality meats, and mix of private brand and national brand items that matter most.”

The Castor Avenue store will open to the public at 8 a.m. following a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.

As part of the grand opening festivities, Bottom Dollar Food will donate $500 to each of the following schools: Francis Hopkinson Elementary, Frankford High School, St. Lucy Day School for Children with Visual Impairments and Warren G. Harding Middle School.

With a strong focus on price, 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.

Bottom Dollar Food opened its first store in Pennsylvania on Oct. 8, 2010. The discount grocer has expanded to 38 stores in the greater Philadelphia market, including the newest store at Castor Avenue in the Juniata Park area. Bottom Dollar Food has 16 stores in the greater Pittsburgh market. Each store is approximately 18,000 square feet.

About Bottom Dollar Food
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.