BACKGROUNDER: RELOCATED LCBO STORE IN STONEY CREEK - 122 HWY #8
March 19, 2014 10:17 ET
● The relocated Stoney Creek LCBO store at 122 Hwy #8 provides improved convenience, selection and service.
● The official opening is Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at 9:30 a.m.
● The store serves a population of 45,575, with the population expected to increase by two per cent in the next 10 years.
● This 11,600 square-foot store is 250 per cent larger than the former store at 146 Hwy #8 and has almost 8,000 square feet of display space. There is a greatly expanded selection of over 1,770 wines, spirits, beers, ready-to-drink cocktails, coolers and beverage gift packs.
● The new store includes a VINTAGES corner with up to 375 premium products, as well as more than 160 VQA wines.
● It also features a walk-in beer cold room with more than 500 linear feet of shelving. The cold room offers a wide selection of beers, ready-to-drink cocktails and coolers and is chilled by outside air for much of the year.
● The store’s product mix is the result of market research, matching products and services to local tastes and demographics, and community interests.
● There are seven checkouts, including a customer service counter, ample parking, and the store is wheelchair accessible.
● There will be up to 16 full-time and part-time employees, including a product consultant, who can advise customers and licensees on menu and party planning, cellaring wine and stocking a bar. All staff are trained in product knowledge and responsible service.
● Hours of operation are 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, and 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday.
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