Walmart is opening a new store in Arizona on March 6.
Phoenix Raceway Announcement
A press release on the Phoenix Raceway website announces, "Phoenix Raceway campers asked for an upgrade to the grocery store in the GEICO Gecko Campground. In March, that’s exactly what they’ll get...The grand opening for the Walmart campground store is scheduled for Monday, March 6. That’s when campers begin arriving for the first of two NASCAR weekends this season at Phoenix Raceway."
The new store opening is sure to be a source of convenience for fans and customers of the races.
Details of Store Opening
ABC 15 Arizona reports, "Phoenix Raceway announced Thursday that it signed a deal with Walmart Inc. to open a grocery store at the speedway’s campground. The campground at Phoenix Raceway, which is sponsored by insurance company Geico and is called the Geico Gecko Campground, has had a grocery store there for years, but in Thursday's announcement, racetrack president Latasha Causey said campers have been asking for an upgrade."
Statements by Officials
Officials from both Walmart and Phoenix Raceway have released statements about the new store opening. Phoenix Raceway president Latasha Causey said,
“Phoenix Raceway was already a best-in-class sports and entertainment destination, but welcoming Walmart as our grocery store operator takes the camping experience to the next level...This is an incredible upgrade for our facility and another sign of our unwavering commitment to serve our fans.”
Diana Marshall, Executive Vice President Operations at Walmart Southwest said,
“We are thrilled to partner with the Phoenix Raceway and NASCAR to ensure their fans have full access to our best grocery items at everyday low prices...We look forward to providing a top-notch experience for the NASCAR community as we know race goers are looking for a convenient way to shop, without having to miss the race.”
What Are Your Thoughts?
What do you think about this new Walmart opening at Phoenix Raceway? Do you think it'll be a source of convenience for campers? What has your experience been like shopping at Walmart? I'd like to know your thoughts.
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