WinCo Foods opens in Chandler with 140 local employees

CHANDLER, Ariz. – WinCo Foods opened its first store in Chandler last week with 150 employees. All but 10 were hired locally. The Chandler location has 85,300 square feet of space, and is the sixth WinCo discount supermarket to open in Arizona.

WinCo Foods is an employee-owned company founded in 1967 in Boise, Idaho. WinCo operates as a regional discount supermarket company currently employing more than 15,000 individuals and operating 99 stores and five distribution centers in Washington, Idaho, Nevada, California, Oregon, Arizona, Utah and Texas.

Chandler store manager Tony Heath transferred from the Mesa WinCo at 1235 S. Power Road.  He has 16 years of experience with the company.  Assistant managers are Carlos Aparicio and Shawn Curtiss, both of whom also transferred from the Mesa store.

“As employee owners, all of us here at WinCo look forward to giving Chandler an exciting new shopping option that provides great pricing and a terrific customer experience,” Heath said.

Source: PR Newswire

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