Weis Markets Opens Five Stores in Baltimore County

by Katie Lee

Sunbury, Pa.Weis Markets, Inc. has converted and reopened five former Mars Super Markets as Weis Markets stores located in Baltimore County, including two locations in Dundalk and individual units in Essex, Arbutus and Carney. It has hired more than 500 new associates who held previous employment with Mars.

“We have converted and reopened our stores in record time to reduce to the inconvenience to the communities we serve,” says Kurt Schertle, Weis Markets’ chief operating officer.

Weis Markets also plans to finalize the purchase of 38 Food Lion stores in September, six of which are located in the Baltimore region. Once those reopen as Weis locations, the company will operate 15 stores in the Baltimore region, essentially tripling its presence in the community within a few months’ time.

Founded in 1912, Weis Markets, Inc. is a Mid-Atlantic food retailer operating 167 stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and West Virginia. For more information, visit www.WeisMarkets.com.

SOURCE: Weis Markets, Inc.

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