Grocery Outlet’s new Maryland store is located at 801 East Pulaski Highway in Elkton. / Photo Courtesy: Grocery Store
Located in Emeryville, California, the Grocery Outlet continues its East Coast expansion with the opening of a new store in Maryland earlier this month. The new store, located at 801 East Pulaski Highway in Elkton, will bring nearly 30 new jobs to the Northeast Maryland community.
“We are so thrilled to be part of the Elkton community and make big savings on quality groceries,” independent operator Scott Hines said in a statement. “This partnership with Grocery Outlet gives me the opportunity to grow my business, create new jobs and, more importantly, give back to the local community.”
As part of Grocery Outlet’s community outreach, Hines donated $1,000 to Youth Empowerment Source (YES), whose mission is to empower children, youth and families in Cecil County, Maryland, and Upper Bay Counseling & Support Services, Inc. Hines also donated $2,500 to the Elkton Vet Center to support veterans, service members and their families.
grocery store, that reported strong traffic trends for the third quarter, will also be opening a new location in Lebanon, Pennsylvania at 1301 Quentin Rd. on December 8th.
“We are so thrilled to be a part of the Lebanese community and make big savings on quality groceries,” independent operators Bob and Kimberlie Jackson said in a statement. “This partnership with Grocery Outlet gives us the opportunity to grow our business, create new jobs and, more importantly, give back to the local community.”
Grocery Outlet shoppers offer the same brands as traditional grocery stores, but at lower prices, and “scour the country to find the top manufacturers with excess inventory and seasonal closeouts, allowing Grocery Outlet ‘wow savings’ on thousands of branded products.” ‘ can offer,” the company said in a statement.
The budget grocery retailer operates over 430 locations in California, Idaho, New Jersey, Nevada, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Washington and Maryland. Grocery outlet stores are owned by independent operators based in the communities in which they operate.