Easley Sam's Club to Celebrate Grand Opening on June 27

           Easley Sam's Club to Celebrate Grand Opening on June 27

Special Savings available in conjunction with new Sam's Club

PR Newswire

EASLEY, S.C., June 24, 2013

EASLEY, S.C., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When the new Sam's Club at 309
Rolling Hills Circle in Easley Town Center opens on Thursday, June 27,
residents and business owners will now have savings and convenience in their
own back yard. 

"No doubt about it, Sam's Club is going to be a tremendous boost to our
economy and keep our locals inside the county and community. We are very
fortunate to have Sam's Club here in Easley," Mayor Larry Bagwell said.

The grand opening ceremony and ribbon cutting will take place at8 a.m.,
Thursday, June 27. Local dignitaries, includingMayor Bagwell and Chamber
President Cindy Hopkins, will be in attendance. In addition, legendary
University of South Carolina running back George Rogers will meet with fans
and sign autographs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., on Saturday, June 29. 

Club to Employ 175 New Associates, Special Grand Opening Prices

The Easley Sam's Club brings new jobs with career opportunities to the
community, and surrounding communities, employing approximately 175
associates.

"We're thrilled to hire so many individuals from the area and to begin serving
and positively impacting Easley and Pickens County," said club manager Brandon
Cox.

As a part of the Grand Opening, Sam's Club will offer special savings* on a
number of outstanding items Thursday, June 27, through Sunday, June 30,
including:

  oA Vizio® 60-inch Class LED HDTV for $888.
  o$100 off the Dell 15.6" Notebook
  oA Magnavox 32" Class LED HDTV for $229.88
  o$30 off the Fujifilm S8200 Bundle that includes the SD card and camera
    case.
  oFresh beef Ribeye steak for $7.99 a pound.
  oMember's Mark Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts for $1.88 per pound.
  oMother Shucker's Original Cocktail Sauce– a locally-made product – 2 pack
    for $8.88.

Bright, Environmentally Friendly Atmosphere

The new club features a shopper-friendly interior layout and measures
approximately 138,000 square feet. That's big enough to fit two Easley Green
Wave High School football fields inside, with enough products to have a
celebration for the whole school.

As an innovative steward of the communities they serve, Sam's Club utilizes a
variety of environmentally-friendly materials and energy-efficient fixtures,
including several daylight-harvesting skylights that reduce the amount of
energy required to light the store by up to 75 percent daily. LED lighting
throughout the club, including in the cooler and freezer box doors and jewelry
counter, operates 70 percent more efficiently than traditional fluorescent
lighting.

Hearing, Optical Centers Among Amenities

The new club will also include a Sam's Club Hearing Aid Center, offering
premium technology in hearing aid and personal listening devices alongside the
care of a certified audiologist, in addition to an Optical Center.

Other health and wellness benefits include the Sam's Club pharmacy, open to
members and the public, featuring $4 and $10 on many generic prescriptions and
extraordinary savings on branded prescriptions (see qualifying medications
here). Sam's Club will host free health screenings as a part of the Grand
Opening, and will also host free monthly health screenings to help members
take charge of their health through preventative measures.

Quality Products, Expansive Selections

Busy families can rely on fresh produce, quality meats and home meal solutions
from Sam's Club. Local business owners have convenient access to friendly
prices on office supplies, vending machine snacks and paper goods to ensure
their long-term success. Additional benefits for small business owners include
early shopping hours, quick shopping through Click 'n' Pull®, truck load
savings, and access to quality items most often used by foodservice
businesses, restaurant owners and caterers.

"As owner of O.J.'s Diner here in Easley, I've spent an hour almost every day
driving to and from the nearest Sam's Club for ingredients and other supplies
I need," said Gregory Johnson, a Sam's Club member since 2005. "Now, it's
going to be just five minutes away and I'm so thankful."

Sam's Club to Support Easley, Local Charities

Sam's Club has a longstanding commitment to give back to the communities it
serves, and in that giving spirit, associates at the Easley Sam's Club
selected several local organizations to receive a combined total of $13,000 in
grants from the Sam's Club Giving Program. Grants being presented during the
grand opening ceremony include: Easley Fire Department, Mary's House, Pickens
County Sheriff's Office, Pickens County Senior Center, School District of
Pickens County Student Nutrition Service Program, Shine Soup Kitchen,
Butterfly Ministry for Girls and Parenting Place.

Membership Information

Sam's Club membership is an investment that more than pays for itself. Whether
buying for a household or a business, a Sam's Club Membership offers exclusive
savings on quality merchandise and outstanding member benefits. With access to
instant savings and early shopping hours, Plus membership offerseven more
with our premium service options. Sam's Savings memberships and Sam's Business
memberships are $45 annually, and Sam's Plus memberships are $100. Special
savings for college students and military families are also available. For
more information, visit SamsClub.com/membership.

About Sam's Club

Sam's Club, a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), is the nation's
eighth largest retailer and a leading Membership warehouse club offering
superior products and services to more than 47 million Members in clubs across
the U.S., as well as in Brazil, China and Mexico. To learn more about Savings
Made Simple^®, visit SamsClub.com, and look for Sam's Club
onTwitter,Facebook and onmobile and iPad® apps. 

*Sam's Club Advertised Merchandise Policy – It is our firm intention to have
every advertised item in stock. Occasionally, however, an advertised item may
not be available for purchase due to unforeseen difficulties. We reserve the
right to limit quantities to normal retail purchases or one-per-Member or
household, and to exclude resellers. Items and prices are good only at
yourEasley location. We have done our best to ensure all information in this
piece is accurate and up-to-date. Errors and omissions occasionally occur and
are subject to correction. Pricing and item availability may vary in Alaska,
Hawaii, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, Wisconsin, and on SamsClub.com. Pricing good
on June 27 through June 30 only at your new Easley Sam's Club.

SOURCE Sam’s Club

Website: http://www.samsclub.com
Contact: Mark Scott, Mark.Scott@SamsClub.com