Walmart showing off store improvements


Telegraph Editor

Starke’s Walmart Supercenter has been remodeled, and customers are invited to check out the changes following a ribbon cutting at 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7.

Bradford High School’s Marching Band will be there, and store management will present checks to two local nonprofits — Shop with a Cop and 180 Gymnastics. Pepsi will hand out free samples while supplies last.

Walmart remodeled several departments and expanded navigational tools to help customers save time.

“Our customers will immediately notice a difference when they enter the store,” said Starke Walmart Store Manager Matthew Taylor. “We have added more checkouts and completely new signs, so it is an easier shopping experience for our customers.”

Listed among the improvements:

—New signage, fixtures, LED lighting and flooring throughout the entire store for better line of sight and easier navigation.

—Refreshed interior and exterior, including paint and signage.

—Modern, remodeled bathrooms.

—Refreshed mother’s room for a clean, comfortable and private option for nursing mothers.

—New Vision Center that offers an assortment of quality eyeglasses and sunglasses with prescription lenses.

—New Dollar Shop department that will feature a variety of seasonal goods ranging from $1- $5.

—New Grab-N-Go coolers in the front of the store.

—Front-end transformation with increased numbers of self-checkout lanes and manned registers for customer convenience.

Through its mobile app, Walmart also offers grocery and merchandise pickup, delivery, express delivery and touch-free payment.