Gandy, FL | St. Petersburg, FL
A new Walmart has opened in Tampa, bringing 300 new jobs, savings for local shoppers and an increase in tax revenue to support the area’s economy. Walmart has taken major steps to refresh its stores and the improvements have all come together in the company’s newest stores, such as the Tampa Walmart, with fast service, a friendly shopping experience and clean stores. For example, Walmart aligned the departments that customers shop most frequently – the pharmacy is adjacent to food making it easier for customers to pick up their prescriptions while shopping for their groceries.
In the News
- New Walmart Opens its Doors, October 22, 2010
- Walmart Offers 300 Jobs in South Tampa, September 4, 2010
Located on West Gandy Boulevard the new 145,000-square-foot store features a pharmacy, digital photo lab, apparel and accessories, a lawn and garden center, health and beauty aids, an expanded electronics department, and full line of groceries including a bakery, a deli serving fresh food and meal solutions for moms, meat and dairy products, and fresh produce.
Walmart is proud to expand our presence in the Tampa community. In conjunction with the opening of the new store on Gandy Boulevard The Walmart Foundation donated over $60,000 in grants to local organizations including The Lowery Park Zoo, Feeding America Tampa, The Tampa Housing Authority, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay.
Walmart is excited to bring hundreds of new jobs and the newest urban store design to the city of St. Petersburg at the intersection of 1st Avenue North and 34th Street. The location, which formerly housed an auto parts distribution center will be the home of a new 105,000 square foot Walmart. A full grocery selection and general merchandise along with pharmacy and a photo lab will be available to make the shopping experience more friendly and convenient.