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Sam’s Club Opens in Kansas City, Bringing Savings
|By Business Wire
|June 23, 2014 09:18 AM EDT
Sam’s Club will open a new Kansas City club at 8130 N. Church Road
following an 8 a.m. Grand Opening ceremony Thursday, June 26. The
membership warehouse club will give residents and small business owners
the opportunity to access incredible savings on quality products,
including the national and local brands they expect and aspire to, as
well as some unexpected finds.
“We cannot wait to serve the community in our new club,” said Club
Manager B.J. McAllister. “We’ve taken great care to make sure our
members will find the club full of the merchandise they’re looking for,
as well as some fun surprises, at an amazing value. This will be the
beginning of a great partnership with residents, business owners and
Quality products help small businesses and busy families
Sam’s Club is expanding upon its unique, shopper-friendly experience
with this Kansas City club. Busy families can rely on fresh
meats and home meal
solutions, while office
supplies, vending machine snacks and paper
goods prepare small business members for success. Other benefits for
small business owners include early shopping hours, personal
shopping through Click
‘n’ Pull, truck-load savings and access to quality items most often
used by foodservice businesses, restaurant
owners and caterers. Click ‘n’ Pull provides an innovative way for
members to save time by using SamsClub.com to select items to be picked
up at the club.
Members will discover savings on a number of outstanding items Grand
Opening weekend, including*:
A 12 pack of IXL Elite Hydration Beverages for $12.98
2lb package of blueberries for $4.98
12 pack Bounty Select-A-Size Paper Towels for $18.98
VIZIO 50” Class LED Smart HDTV for $528
HP 15.6” Notebook for $299
Fuji S9200 Bundle for $269.88
Vision Grills® Kamado Ceramic Grill for $569
Measuring approximately 136,000 square feet, the new club will feature a
variety of members-only amenities, including a fresh bakery, a tire
and battery center, a café and a fuel station.
A number of health and wellness services are also available. The Sam’s
open to both members and the public, features many $4 and $10 generic
prescriptions, as well as extraordinary savings on branded
prescriptions. In addition to everyday low prices, 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. Lastly, at the Hearing
Aid Center, premium technology in hearing aids and personal
listening devices is available.
Grand Opening ceremony features local officials, special events and
State Representative Noel Shull, along with representatives from the
Liberty, Richmond, Excelsior Springs, and Kansas City, Mo. Chambers,
will be participating in a ribbon cutting ceremony. The Excelsior
Springs Job Corps will be leading the posting of the colors.
Free health screenings, open to members and the public, will be given
opening day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and June 27 and 28 from 10 a.m. to 4
p.m. to assess cholesterol, blood pressure, vision, hearing and a
variety of other wellness areas.
The club will host multiple special appearances and autograph signing
opportunities throughout the weekend, including visits from:
Former MLB player and Kansas City Royals Coach, Frank White
Former Royals center fielder, Brian McRae
Chiefs running back, Knile Davis
Also during the Grand Opening, Sam’s Club will showcase a variety of
special events inside the club including local favorites Fiorella’s
Jack Stack Barbecue and Original
Juan specialty foods.
New club brings 180 new jobs to community, provides $25,000 in local
To staff the new Kansas City club, Sam’s Club has hired more than 180
new associates. Sam’s Club and parent company Walmart currently employ
more than 40,000 people in the state of Missouri.
“We built a great team to serve the northland area,” said McAllister.
“This team of associates is passionate about the community and exceeding
member expectations. I look forward to introducing them on grand opening
In that spirit of giving back, Sam’s Club has selected several local
non-profit organizations to benefit from special grants totaling $25,000
as part of the Grand Opening celebration, including: Hill Crest Hope,
MVCAA, Teach & Learn Experientially, Liberty Sertoma, Liberty Public
Schools, Liberty Hospital Foundation, TNK Children’s Foundation, Ray
County Memorial Hospital, Excelsior Springs Educational Foundation, The
Richmond Education Foundation, Friends of Due West, the Clay County
Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit, and the City of Liberty Community Emergency
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
access to additional Instant Savings, 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,
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,
and interact with Sam’s Club on Twitter
*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 8130 N. Church Rd. Kansas City, MO, club and
are good June 26 – 29, 2014.
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