Expansion includes three new states and rollout of enhanced layout in four locations
PHOENIX, Ariz. – Jan. 8, 2019 – Sprouts Farmers Market, one of the fastest-growing retailers in the country, today announced nine new stores scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2019. The locations include the healthy grocer’s entry into three new markets: Louisiana, New Jersey and Virginia. Four stores will feature an enhanced layout that caters to the latest shopper trends through optimized customer engagement. The healthy grocer plans to open approximately 30 stores in 2019.
New Sprouts stores opening in the second quarter of 2019 include:
- Baton Rouge, Louisiana – 4841 Rouzan Square Avenue
- Herndon, Va. – 494 Elden Street
- Jacksonville, Fla. – 4873 Town Center Parkway
- Los Angeles, Calif. – 1302 South La Brea Avenue
- Marlton, N.J. – 237 Route 73 South
- Mesa, Ariz. – 1240 South Signal Butte Road
- Oviedo, Fla. – 1121 Alafaya Trail
- San Jose, Calif. – 1771 East Capital Expressway
- San Luis Obispo, Calif. – 313 Madonna Road
Grand opening dates and hiring information for each store will be shared separately. Sprouts currently operates more than 300 stores in 19 states. For a list of stores by region or to see locations coming soon, visit sprouts.com/stores.
The Jacksonville, Los Angeles, Oviedo and San Luis Obispo stores will feature Sprouts’ newest operational and design enhancements that highlight department destinations and promote customer engagement throughout the store. The design, which maintains center-store focus on produce, debuted last year in five locations. Sprouts continues to grow as a destination for high-quality meat and seafood, and guests will enjoy eye-catching marquee signage and display cases at The Butcher Shop and Fish Market that emphasize the department’s knowledgeable and personal service. Additionally, The Market Corner Deli in the enhanced stores will feature a detached, rectangular island to optimize customer service and convenience by offering made-to-order sandwiches, a salad bar, prepared foods, sushi made in-store and fresh juice.
Each new store will bring approximately 140 new career opportunities to its local neighborhood. Sprouts offers competitive pay, team member discounts, a fun and rewarding culture, and numerous career advancement opportunities. Sprouts continues to accelerate investments in team members, including enhanced pay, benefits, leadership development and recognition. To learn more about available career opportunities and team member benefits, visit about.sprouts.com/careers.
Since opening its doors 16 years ago, Sprouts has appealed to everyday shoppers interested in fresh, natural and organic products at affordable prices. Sprouts offers fresh produce, meat and seafood from The Butcher Shop and Fish Market, freshly prepared entrees and sides at the Market Corner Deli, bulk foods, vitamins and supplements, dairy, bakery, natural body care items and more. In addition to thousands of natural, organic and gluten-free groceries, shoppers can find more than 2,400 Sprouts Brand items, which meet strict ingredient standards while delivering exceptional value, taste and quality.
The healthy grocer’s commitment to friendly service doesn’t stop within its stores. Through sustainability programs and nonprofit support that focuses on environment, sourcing, team members and community, Sprouts is a good neighbor in every community it serves. Visit about.sprouts.com/sustainability to learn more.
About Sprouts Farmers Market
Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. specializes in fresh, natural and organic products at prices that appeal to everyday grocery shoppers. Based on the belief that healthy food should be affordable, Sprouts’ welcoming environment and knowledgeable team members continue to drive its growth. Sprouts offers a complete shopping experience that includes an array of fresh produce in the heart of the store, a deli with prepared entrees and side dishes, The Butcher Shop and The Fish Market at Sprouts, an expansive vitamins and supplements department and more. Headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., Sprouts employs more than 28,000 team members and operates more than 300 stores in 19 states from coast to coast. Visit about.sprouts.com for more information.
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