Bottom Dollar Food, a soft-discount grocer, opened its first store in King of Prussia, Pa. The 19,000 square-foot store will offer more than 6,800 items to consumers in the Philadelphia region.
As part of the grand opening festivities, Bottom Dollar Food donated $10,000 to the Philabundance Food Bank, and donated $500 to the Upper Merion Township Police Department and Fire Department. In addition, $500 donations were made to the Upper Merion Township Emergency Fund and Lafayette Ambulance and Rescue Squad.
Bottom Dollar Food will open approximately 15-20 stores by the end of 2010 in the greater Philadelphia market and expects to create more than 600 jobs in the region. Bottom Dollar Food opened its first store in High Point, N.C., on Sept. 21, 2005. Since that time, the banner has grown to 29 stores in North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania.