SUNBURY, Pa., Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Weis Markets, Inc. (NYSE: WMK), a Pennsylvania-based supermarket company, today announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase three Genuardi's locations from Safeway Inc.
The stores are located at: 200 Ridge Pike in Conshohocken, 13 Old Dublin Pike in Doylestown and 25 West Germantown Pike in Norristown.
The stores will continue to operate as Genuardi's prior to the completion of the sale."We're extremely pleased to be adding these stores to our store base," said Weis Markets' President and CEO David J. Hepfinger. "We look forward to serving these communities as the lead local merchant as we have in 33 counties throughout Central, Eastern and Northeastern Pennsylvania. We will also be reaching out to the associates of these stores to discuss employment with our company." About Weis MarketsFounded in 1912, Weis Markets is marking its 100th year of operation in 2012. It currently operates 161 stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, New Jersey and West Virginia. For more information about Weis Markets, Inc., please visit www.weismarkets.com. Connect with Weis Markets on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WeisSuperMarket. Follow Weis Markets on Twitter @weismarkets. SOURCE Weis Markets, Inc.