The 140,000 square-foot store represents a $20 million investment by the retailer
Canadian Grocer Staff
Photography courtesy Walmart Canada
Walmart Canada has opened a new Supercentre in Montreal at the Marché Central shopping centre.
The 140,000 square-foot store represents a $20 million investment by the retailer, and employs some 300 associates led by Store Manager Francis Llarena.
Customers can expect an assortment of groceries, including Canadian produce, chicken and seafood, pork and beef from Quebec, a bakery and international food section as well as general merchandise.
On-site services include a full-service pharmacy as well as grocery pick up and delivery.
Francis Llarena. Photography courtesy Walmart Canada
Quebec-sourced products, from food to general merchandise, can be found throughout the store. Additional features include: an expansive international food section; a medical clinic; and ghost kitchens where customers can order from the menus more than 20 food and beverage companies including Nescafe, Smokes Poutinerie, YogenFruz and more.
To mark the opening, the store presented cheques to two local charities: L’archipel de l’avenir and Service de Nutrition et d'Action Communautaire (SNAC).
“We’re very excited to celebrate the grand opening of Walmart Canada’s newest store in Quebec and in our nationwide chain that includes more than 400 stores,” said Cyrille Ballereau, vice president of operations for Quebec, Walmart Canada. “We’re proud to continue to invest in Montreal, create local jobs, support Quebec suppliers and better serve the local community.”