Grand Opening of Harris Teeter in Washington, D.C.

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Celebration to Include Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Sampling Event

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Harris Teeter is proud to welcome shoppers to its newest store at The Yards and is celebrating its grand opening during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 5:30 p.m. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be followed by a “Taste of Teeter” sampling event featuring Harris Teeter brand products.

Harris Teeter was co-founded in 1960 by North Carolina grocers W.T. Harris and Willis Teeter. There were 15 stores in operation; Harris Teeter now operates over 228 stores, including 39 in the Washington, D.C. area.

In each of its stores, including its newest in Washington, D.C., Harris Teeter strives to offer customers an excellent shopping experience on every visit. An excellent shopping experience starts in the store with customer service and high-quality perishables along with variety and selection. The company also strives to be involved in the local community and will continue to support local schools and youth sports organizations, among other non-profit organizations.

Harris Teeter at The Yards will be open 6 a.m. - midnight, and the Harris Teeter pharmacy will be open seven days per week, as well.

Fast Facts:
Store Address: The Yards; 401 M Street SE Washington, D.C. 20003            
Grand Opening Date:     Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014
Grand Opening Time:    5:30 p.m., ribbon cutting followed by sampling event     
Store Hours:    6 a.m. – midnight
Pharmacy Hours: 9 a.m.–9 p.m. M-F; 9 a.m.–7 p.m., Sat.; noon–6 p.m. Sun
Square Footage:     50,000
Check-Out Lanes: Eight checkouts, six USCAN checkouts, and five express checkouts

Features and Departments:
Full-service Butchers Market with Rancher Beef, HT Reserve Angus Beef and HT Naturals Natural Beef • Full-service Fishermans Market • Shrimp Party Trays • Farmers Market Produce • Full-Service Floral and Custom Floral Arrangements • Expanded Fresh-Cut Flower Selection • Fresh Fruit Bar • Produce Party Trays • Gift Basket Program • Full-service Fresh Foods Market Deli/Bakery • Sushi • Self-Serve Olives • Salad Bar • International Cheeses • European Pastries • Chef Prepared Foods to Go • Custom Cakes and Ice Cream Cakes • Sub Shop and Made-to-Order Sandwich Program • Artisan Breads • Italian Meat Selection • Hot Foods Bar • Fresh Made Salads and Caesar Salads • Fresh Made Pizza • Party Trays • Boar’s Head Meats & Cheeses • Slicing Meats & Cheeses • Rotisserie Items • Starbucks • Organic, Natural and Specialty Foods • Expanded Olive Oil Variety • Specialty Foods • Expanded Specialty Variety • Expanded Asian, Hispanic, and International Foods • Specialty Foods • Bulk Candy • Gift Basket Program • Imported Beers • GM Wine Set • Pharmacy • Cosmetics Department • Free Blood Pressure Testing • Private, Professional Health Consultations • Accept All Rx Plans • Drug Interaction/Allergy Screening • Double Coupons • Club 60 Discount • Carryout Service • USCAN

Harris Teeter, with headquarters in Matthews, N.C., is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR). Harris Teeter reported 2013 sales of $4.71 billion. The regional grocery chain employs approximately 26,000 associates and operates stores in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee, Maryland, Delaware, Florida and the District of Columbia.

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