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Weis Markets – Business Description


Weis Markets is engaged in the retail sale of food and pet supplies throughout Pennsylvania and the surrounding states.

The company currently owns and operates 157 retail food stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Virginia and West Virginia. In addition to its retail food stores, the company operates 31 SuperPetz pet supply stores in ten states: Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Tennessee. The SuperPetz division operates pet supply warehouse stores.

The company supplies its supermarket stores via 1.2 million square foot central warehouse, situated within 15 miles of the Weis Markets headquarters site in Milton, Pennsylvania. Weis Markets also manages a meat processing, dairy plant and ice cream plant in Sunbury.

The retail food stores sells groceries, dairy products, frozen foods, meats, seafood, fresh produce, floral, prescriptions, deli/bakery products, prepared foods, fuel, general merchandise, health and beauty care and household products. Additional services include photo labs and banks, laundry services and take-out restaurants, offered by third parties.

Weis Markets’ brand names include Weis, Mr. Z’s, King’s, Scot’s Lo Cost and Save A Lot. All trade names, except Scot’s Lo Cost and Save A Lot, operate as conventional supermarkets. Scot’s Lo Cost operates under a warehouse format, while Save A Lot is aimed at price motivated consumers. The retail food stores range in size from 8,000 to 66,000 square feet, with an average size of approximately 47,000 square feet.