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Wal-Mart to Open Grocery Store in Carmichael

Chain will open Neighborhood Market at Manzanita and Madison.

Wal-Mart will open a Neighborhood Market grocery store in Carmichael, company officials have confirmed.

The store will be at Madison and Manzanita avenues and open this fall, officials said.

Walmart is hiring about 80 permanent associates. A temporary hiring center has been set up for the new store at 5777 Madison Ave., Suite 121 in Carmichael.   

The hiring center will continue accepting applications from 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Friday and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., according to a news release. Interested applicants can also apply online at http://careers.walmart.com.

“We are excited to add this Walmart Neighborhood Market to Carmichael and bring good jobs with career opportunities to the area,” store manager Carl Porter said in a released statement.

The store will be hiring both full- and part-time associates, Porter said. Associates are needed to work in all areas of the new store, including supervisory positions. 

What do you think about Wal-Mart opening a grocery store in Carmichael? Tell us in a comment below.

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Kimberly Sohma August 17, 2012 at 05:46 PM
From the perspective of someone who has to carry heavy groceries home for lack of car, a nearby market is a relief. This store is seriously the only one in the area, so no competition with local markets.
Heidi October 29, 2012 at 03:58 PM
Personally I am excited. I am not a grocery snob and find the same items for way less at Walmart than at the other major grocery stores. Welcome to the neighborhood and way to go for creating new jobs!!
Romanian Conservative October 31, 2012 at 02:58 PM
God bless WalMart I'm very excited its moving in the neighborhood. Safeway and Raleys is much to expensive due to democrat propelled unions...FAILURE. And all you tree huggers and liberals deal with it. If you think eating grass and "organic" will make you live longer have at it but don't try and dictate and control what people want to eat.
Adam October 31, 2012 at 03:33 PM
Go WALMART!!! I think that big boxes are the way to go. I wish they could open a supercenter on every corner. I've never been to walmart, I usually go to raleys, trader joes and the farmers market... but seriously-- we have to many small stores. We need more big boxes. Also, I hope they close down that farmers market too .. Walmart has veggies right? Why do we need a farmers market? Trader Joes is to small too... I like that its a chain, but I wish I could buy an xbox, a shovel AND my milk and cookies there. I mean... it dosn't even have an automotive department!! How can I get new breaks when I shop??? More wal marts the better!
Adam October 31, 2012 at 03:44 PM
God bless Walmart? What does that mean? I really don't know what that means. Are you saying God is American or something? Or... you are telling god who is omnipotent and outside of time and space to do something to or for Walmart? I'm seriously confused and I didn't even get past the first three words of your post.

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