Moab, UT (February 6, 2015) –Today Shopko announced that it will occupy a former Alco store at 1145 U.S. 191. The transaction has been completed and the opening date is scheduled for the end of March.
The conversion to Shopko Hometown will include new interior and exterior signage, carpet, paint, updated and supplement fixtures and lighting and a new easy to shop store layout.
“We’re excited to bring Shopko Hometown to Moab,” said Peter McMahon, Shopko CEO. “The Shopko Hometown store format, featuring our unique merchandising strategy and improved store design, is an ideal fit for the location with its exceptional service and community-minded approach. We understand that consumers in smaller towns are looking for value and convenience without having to travel outside the community. Customers of our Hometown stores tell us they appreciate the vastly improved shopping experience and access to a broad, differentiated selection of merchandise, including products and brands previously not available in their community.” This new store will be part of the over 175 Shopko Hometown stores, making Shopko one of the nation’s largest retailers serving smaller communities.
The Shopko Hometown retail format, developed to augment Shopko’s larger store model and focused on serving the needs of smaller rural communities, provides a broad and dynamic offering of strong national brands and high-value private label brands of apparel, home furnishings, toys, consumer electronics, seasonal items, every day consumable items and lawn and garden products – all in an attractive, well laid out, easy-to-shop store format