Market Basket coming to Johnston
Mayor Joseph Polisena and Demoulas Super Markets Inc. are pleased to announce that Market Basket supermarket will soon be coming to Johnston.
JOHNSTON, R.I. (WLNE) – Mayor Joseph Polisena and Demoulas Super Markets Inc. are pleased to announce that Market Basket supermarket will soon be coming to Johnston.
The new store will be located at 1300 Hartford Avenue. Market Basket’s arrival is an integral component in Johnston’s redevelopment and is tentatively scheduled to open next year.
“I am very happy and excited that Market Basket has decided to put their first store in Johnston. It is a perfect fit for the company and our great town,” said Mayor Polisena.
Equally as excited to be coming to Johnston. “It is an honor to announce a new Market Basket supermarket to be built in Rhode Island and to introduce a “More for Your Dollar” shopping experience to our customers. We appreciate the many Rhode Island shoppers who support our Market Basket stores located just over the Massachusetts border and are excited that now they will have a much more convenient location to shop and call their own,” said Arthur T. Demoulas, President & CEO of Demoulas Super Markets Inc.
Recognized by Consumer Reports as the top supermarket operator in the Northeast, Market Basket is known for its excellent service, quality, value, variety, and store cleanliness. Reported in Consumer’s Checkbook, it is claimed that a family who spends $150 per week on groceries can save $1400 annually at Market Basket compared to other supermarkets.
“We know there are many very good local, regional, and national food retailers in Rhode Island and we are just pleased to have the opportunity to offer the community another option,” said Demoulas.