|[July 16, 2014]
Sam's Club Opens New Wichita Location
WICHITA, Kan. --(Business Wire)--
Sam's Club will open a new club at 3084 N. Maize Road in Wichita on
Thursday, July 17. The grand opening ceremony will begin at 8 a.m. with
a ribbon cutting celebration with Mayor Carl Brewer and District Five
Councilman Jeff Longwell. Community grants to local nonprofit
organizations will also be awarded.
"We are excited to welcome members into this new club, built with the
community in mind," said Club Manager Caleb Shannon. "The Wichita
community has been extremely supportive of Sam's Club over the years and
we look forward to continuing that tradition."
To staff the new Wichita club, Sam's Club has hired more than 180 new
associates. Sam's Club, and parent company Walmart, gave more than $8
million to non-profits in the state of Kansas in 2013. In that giving
spirit, Wichita associates selected several local organizations to
receive more than $18,000 in grants, including:
Alzheimer's Association, Central and Western Kansas
American Legion Post #73
Camp Quality USA Incorporated
Kansas Firefighters Museum and Kansas Fallen Firefighter Memorial Inc
Maize Education Foundation
Maize South High School Booster Club
Muscular Dystrophy Association, Inc
Wichita Habitat for Humanity, Inc.
Northwest YMCA of Wichita
The new membership warehouse club will give members and small business
owners a new, convenient location to access incredible savings on
quality products, including the national and local brands they expect,
as well as some unexpected finds. The new club will also feature a
variety of members-only amenities, including a fresh bakery, a tire and
battery center, a caf� and a fuel station.
Grand Opening Special Events and Savings
Sam's Club will showcase a variety of special events inside the club on
opening day including products Atlas Storm Shelters, Kansas City's IXL
Elite Hydration and Cheddar
Cheese Wheel Carving.
Members will discover savings on a number of outstanding items Grand
Opening weekend, including*:
Hand cut in-club, USDA Choice Ribeye Steak for $7.98/lb
HP® 15.6" Notebook for $299
VIZIO 50" Class LED Smart HDTV for $528
New MasterCard (News - Alert) brings additional savings to Wichita members
Sam's Club recently became the first U.S. retailer to actively implemnt
chip-enabled technology. The company also introduced a new credit card
which has an embedded chip designed to better protect credit cardholders
from potential fraudulent activity. The card also features a cash back
program giving members the opportunity to earn cash back on all
purchases, up to $5,000 per year. The Sam's Club 5-3-1
cash back program is now available to qualifying Sam's Club members.
Quality products and services help small businesses and busy families
Sam's Club is expanding upon its unique, shopper-friendly experience
with this Wichita club. Members can rely on fresh produce, quality meats
and home meal solutions, while small business owners can find office
supplies, vending machine snacks and paper goods. Restaurant owners and
caterers will find access to quality items most often used by
Other benefits for Sam's Club membership include early shopping hours
'n' Pull - an innovative way for members to save time by clicking
and ordering select items online at SamsClub.com and then simply
allowing associates to pull the items for pickup at the club.
A number of health and wellness services will also be available
Free health screenings will be offered for both members and the
public monthly. Grand opening screenings will assess cholesterol,
blood pressure, vision, hearing and a variety of other wellness areas,
and will run July 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and July 18 and 19 from 10
a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Sam's Club Pharmacy, which is open to the public, features
many $4 and $10 generic prescriptions.
The Optical Center offers $40 off each additional pair of
regularly priced prescription eyeglasses with the purchase of a
complete pair of eyeglasses at regular price.
The Hearing Aid Center features premium technology in hearing
aids and personal listening devices.
A Sam's Club membership is an investment that more than pays for itself.
Whether buying for a household or a business, a Sam's Club member can
access exclusive savings on merchandise and outstanding benefits. With
early shopping hours, and additional discounts on pharmacy and optical
services, Sam's Plus memberships offer even more with additional great
benefits. Sam's Plus memberships are $100 annually. Sam's Savings
memberships and Sam's Business memberships are $45 annually, and include
Instant Savings loaded directly onto Member's cards. Special savings for
college students and military families are also available. For more
information, visit SamsClub.com/membership.
About Sam's Club
Sam's Club, a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), is the
nation's eighth largest retailer and a leading membership warehouse club
offering superior products and services in more than 630 clubs across
the U.S., as well as in Brazil, China and Mexico. To learn more about
Savings Made Simple, visit the Sam's
Club Newsroom, shop at SamsClub.com,
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*Sam's Club® Advertised Merchandise Policy
It is our firm intention to have every advertised item in stock.
Occasionally, however, an advertised item may not be available for
purchase due to unforeseen difficulties. We reserve the right to limit
quantities to normal retail purchases or one-per-member or household,
and to exclude resellers. We have done our best to ensure all
information in this piece is accurate and up to-date. Errors and
omissions occasionally occur and are subject to correction. Pricing and
item availability may vary by location and in Alaska, Hawaii, Oklahoma,
Puerto Rico, Wisconsin and on SamsClub.com. Pricing and items
are valid at your 3084 N. Maize Road, Wichita, KS club and are good July
17-20, 2014. © Copyright 2014 Sam's Club. All rights reserved.
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