BACKGROUNDER: NEW NEPEAN LCBO STORE, 4305 STRANDHERD DRIVE, NEPEAN, ONTARIO
May 10, 2017
● The new LCBO store at 4305 Strandherd Drive officially opens on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at 10:00 a.m.
● The new store at 4305 Strandherd Drive in Nepean will provide convenient and one-stop beverage alcohol service to just over 43,600 residents. This population is expected to increase by 15 per cent over the next 10 years.
● The 10,000 square-foot store has more than 6,930 square feet of display space. It carries a wide selection of more than 2,220 wines, spirits, beers, ready-to-drink cocktails and coolers. It also features a selection of up to 375 VINTAGES premium wines and spirits.
● The store has a prominent Ontario wine display showcasing more than 260 Ontario wines, including some 127 VQA wines.
● It also features a beer cold room with 678 linear feet of refrigerated beer shelving, which offers a wide selection of Ontario craft beers as well as other domestic and imported brands, ready-to-drink cocktails and coolers. There is also a chilled wine section that features more than 37 linear feet of shelving.
● 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 six checkouts, including a customer service counter, available free parking spaces, and the store is wheelchair accessible.
● There will be 15 full-time and part-time employees, including a Product Consultant, who are trained in product knowledge and responsible service.
● Hours of operation are 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.