BACKGROUNDER: RELOCATED LCBO STORE IN ROSSMORE - 5503 PRINCE EDWARD SQUARE
February 4, 2014 10:17 ET
● The relocated Prince Edward Square store offers improved convenience and service to residents in Rossmore.
● Official opening of the relocated Rossmore store is Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at 9:30 a.m.
● There are currently three LCBO stores serving Prince Edward County. This larger location will help address a service gap in this growing community.
● This store is more than double the size of the old location at Prince Edward Square. It will service a population of more than 6,300 residents. The population of the area is expected to grow by 22 per cent over the next 10 years.
● The 5,100 square-foot Prince Edward Square store has approximately 3,000 square feet of display space and a selection of more than 1,245 wines, spirits, beers, ready-to-drink cocktails and coolers. It also carries more than 80 VINTAGES products.
● The new store has a prominent Ontario wine display at the front of the store showcasing 185 Ontario products, including more than 125 VQA wines and 50 Prince Edward County (PEC) wines, spirits, beers and ciders. Many chilled wines are available.
● The store also includes a walk-in beer cold room featuring a wide selection of domestic and imported beer.
● The store’s product mix is the result of market research, matching products and services to local tastes and demographics, and community interests.
● The store has four checkouts and is wheelchair accessible.
● There will be six full-time and part-time employees, who are trained in product knowledge and responsible service.
● Hours of operation are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday to Thursday; 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday; 10:00 to 6:00 p.m. Saturday; 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. Sunday.
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Phone: 416 864-6875
Cell: 647 339-5428