Sunday, January 20, 2013
Marietta City and Cobb County officials and representatives from Wal-Mart Neighborhood Markets celebrated the opening of a 41,403-square foot grocery-only store at 1137 Powder Springs Road on Jan. 16.
Sunday, January 20
From the City of Marietta: Marietta City and Cobb County officials and representatives from Wal-Mart Neighborhood Markets celebrated the opening of a 41,403-square foot grocery-only store at 1137 Powder Springs Road on Jan. 16. Approximately 90 employees have been hired to operate the store, one of the first Wal-Mart Neighborhood Markets in Georgia. The store is strategically located within one of Marietta’s opportunity zones, which encourage new businesses to locate in the city or existing businesses to expand. When two or more new jobs to the state of Georgia are created, businesses may be eligible to receive $3,500 in state income tax credits for each new job for five years. Marietta has three opportunity zones. "The city of Marietta …
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
The Board of Commissioners voted 5-0 to allow a new grocery-only Wal-Mart at Old Canton and Roswell Roads.
Monday, October 31, 2011
The mega-retailer recognizes the economic difficulty customers face. Walmart's Christmas Price Guarantee and free shipping options will ease consumers' financial strain this holiday season.
The holidays are fast approaching, and in a struggling economy, it means anxiety and stress for many families due to the added expense. Holiday shopping can be stressful. What retailer offers the best deal? You buy a present for someone and three weeks later find it on sale somewhere else. That's enough to make anyone say, "Bah, humbug!" This year, Walmart gives customers the Christmas Price Guarantee. Here’s how it works: If a customer buys an eligible product at Walmart anytime between Nov. 1 and Dec. 25, and then finds that same product advertised for less at another store, Walmart will give the customer a gift card for the difference through Dec. 25. Guaranteed. “The greatest gift we can give our customers this holiday is great low …
Sunday, July 17, 2011
If you haven't shopped for cosmetics lately, brace yourself for sticker shock.
I stopped by CVS Pharmacy Thursday to buy lipstick and mascara. It had been a couple of months since my last cosmetic purchase, and I was in for a shocker. $8 for lipstick. $8 for mascara. My jaw dropped. I didn't purchase. I refuse to pay $8 for a tube of lipstick. Once home, I started researching the price increase. Raw material cost inflation, price fixing, and licorice are behind the retail cosmetic price increase. China Daily reports that Estee Lauder Inc. raised the price of its brands by an average of 8 to 10 percent on July 1, a move that follows price increases by its competitors, analysts say. "There are a couple of factors contributing to the increase in prices. The first is that the cost of the commodities used to make these …