New Walmart opens next week


EASLEY — Bringing with it approximately 200 new jobs, the new Walmart at Easley’s Town Center will officially open for business next week.

The Walmart, located at 115 Rolling Hills Circle, will open its doors at 8 a.m. next Wednesday morning following a 7:30 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony.

“Our city is eagerly awaiting the opening of our ‘new look’ Walmart here in Easley, especially with the addition of 20 0new jobs and the services it will provide,” Easley mayor Larry Bagwell said.
Walmart will also present $10,000 in grants to local organizations during the grand opening ceremony. Local singer Katie Rogers will perform.

The new Walmart features enhanced service and a layout designed to make the shopping experience more convenient for customers, according to a release. Walmart aligned the departments that customers shop most frequently.

“The layout of the store is easy to navigate, which will save our customers time as they shop for everyday necessities,” store manager Lee Jolly said. “By grouping the products that our customers most often purchase, inclduing health and beauty and pet supplies, we are making one-stop shopping even easier.”

The 180,000 square-foot store, which will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, will also feature a Smart Styles Hair Salon and Blimpie restaurant.