Contact: Marie McGeehan at Casey
Communications, Inc., 314/962-0944 or Dee
Wetzel at Schnuck Markets, 314/994-4608.
July 15, 1999
Godfrey Schnucks Gives Customers A Present for the Millennium -- A
10,000-Square-Foot Addition With More "Presents" To Come
ST. LOUIS -- The Schnucks at 2712 Godfrey Road in Godfrey, Ill., is
giving its customers a millennium shopping present of a larger and
remodeled store featuring new and expanded departments. A new
10,000-square-foot addition opened June 29 and is part of a major
remodeling of the store which is making excellent progress on its way
to completion this fall. The addition features a European market
environment with an exposed structure ceiling and market cart displays
and includes an expanded produce department, a new nutrition department
and an expanded video department. The deli department was expanded
substantially and relocated to the new addition and now features hot
and cold carry-out items. The seafood department also was expanded and
relocated to this section.
Customers also will find a new parking lot with new lighting, a
newly-painted exterior and a new roof.
Work is now beginning on the rest of the millennium "present" -- the
remodel of the remaining 42,000 square feet. What formerly was the
produce section will be remodeled to include a wider variety of grocery
and general merchandise products. A new floral department is being
added. The dairy and frozen food departments will be expanded. The
pharmacy will be remodeled and expanded and will feature a greater
variety of health and beauty products. The bakery also will be
remodeled. Additional checkouts will be added to ensure excellent
The "new" store is expected to be complete this fall.
Schnuck Markets, Inc. currently operates 91 stores in Missouri,
Illinois and Indiana. The family-owned company was founded in St.
Louis in 1939.