New Target location opens on Westheimer
HOUSTON – Target recently opened a new Houston store at 2075 Westheimer Road in the Shepherd Square Shopping Center. The new store is Target’s fourth Inner Loop location. The store is open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday. The store is some 63,000 square feet and occupies a former Randalls grocery store. The grocery store was one of three locations that Randalls announced it would close in late 2018.
LIST: Here are the stores that will deliver your groceries for free
HOUSTON – With most people being cautious about their time around others, it is a good time to try grocery delivery services. Here’s a list of the stores in the Houston area that are offering free grocery delivery services. More infoWalmartYou can get free delivery when you sign up for a free, 15-day trial of Walmart Plus. If you don’t cancel when the free trial is over, you’ll pay $12.95 per month or $98 per year. RandallsAt Randalls, you can get $20 off plus free delivery when you use the promo code “Save20.”More info
You can now buy at-home COVID-19 test kits at Randalls pharmacies in the Houston area
HOUSTON – For those who have had trouble getting tested, you can now get at-home coronavirus testing kits at Randalls pharmacies in the Houston and Austin metro areas. Randalls, in partnership with Phosphorus Diagnostics, will provide at-home coronavirus test kits that test a person’s saliva. The company says patients can typically expect their results back within 72 hours or less from the time the lab receives the test. They must send a representative or choose the home delivery option. Customers are asked to call any local Randalls pharmacy for additional information.
Looking for a job? These are the companies hiring in the Houston-area
Several companies stated that they are hiring anyone to help out with the growing demand in the Houston-area. To apply, visit amazon.jobsBank of AmericaBank of America has a variety of open positions including client associates and financial advisors. stores is hiring part-time associates and freight associates. Now hiring part-time and full-time... Posted by Fiesta Mart on Tuesday, March 17, 2020Fredy Auto GroupFredy Auto Group (which includes Fredy Kia), is hiring sales consultants for both new and pre-owned car sales. Lowe’sThe hardware store has full-time, part-time and seasonal roles available for displaced workers looking for short-term opportunities.
Here are 5 things the mayor, H-E-B, other leaders are saying about grocery stores in Houston
HOUSTON – Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and leaders from major grocery store chains held a news conference Monday to give updates on how they are handling the COVID-19 health crisis. Here are the top takeaways:Grocery stores in Houston are not shutting downTurned addressed the rumors that stores would be shutting down. He made it clear that local grocery stores will be remaining open and are, in fact, hiring. “Regardless of what the CDC announcement (to not have gatherings of 50 or more), grocery stores are not shutting down,” Turner said. “We will not close down.”Due to increased demand, grocery stores are hiringMcClelland, Kelly and Lara all said the stores are hiring.
Houston Grocery Stores Not Shutting Down
Houston grocery stores are not shutting down because of the coronavirus. There is no issue with the food supply chain, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner repeatedly stressed at an 11 a.m. news conference today. Flanked by Scott McClelland, H-E-B president; Joe Kelley, Kroger Company, Houston Division president andChristy Lara of Randalls, the mayor insisted "There's no need to rush into the stores." The three grocery store representatives all said that they and their suppliers are working around the clock to keep food and supplies moving into Houston. Our Texas dairy located in Fort Worth has deliiverd over 40 tractor trailers of milk to the Houston stores just over the weekend.houstonpress.com
Randalls closing 5 Houston-area stores
HOUSTON – The Randalls Grocery Company announced it’s closing five stores in the Houston area, according to a company press release. The stores will close by Feb. 15. This move leaves 13 locations remaining in the Houston area, according to the release. The five closures are:
Randalls Set To Close 5 More Houston-Area Stores Including The Woodlands and Spring
Spring, Texas Houston supermarket chain, Randalls has announced that it will be closing five more store locations in the Houston area. This includes their only stores in The Woodlands, Spring, and Kingwood. The closure of the five additional stores was confirmed by Christy Lara, director of public relations and communications for Randalls. However, in a public statement, Christy Lara explained that the closures are due to a highly competitive marketplace. The remaining Randalls stores now include 17 stores across the area, down from 51 locations back in 2005.springhappenings.com
H-E-B opens new store in Houston's Third Ward first in nearly 30 years
EMBED >More News Videos H-E-B WINS: The Texas grocery chain easily beat out big stores like Walmart, Randalls and Kroger, a new survey reveals. EMBED >More News Videos It's the first grocery store in the Heights to sell alcohol since the dry ordinance was lifted. EMBED >More News Videos Get crawfish, shrimp, catfish and more at HEB's first True Texas Boil House. HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston, there's a new H-E-B in town!After years of asking for a newer, bigger grocery store, the Third Ward area finally got what they asked for.The new location at North MacGregor and Highway 288 officially opened to the public Wednesday morning at 6 a.m.On Tuesday, H-E-B unveiled its new location to ABC13 and a few of its community members.Houston's newly re-elected Mayor, Sylvester Turner, also attended the unveiling and spoke to the crowd.The grand opening of the 90,000-square-foot store comes months after it broke ground back in February.The community sees the new store as a major development to the neighborhood. It's the first full-service, brand-new grocery store to be built there in nearly three decades.abc13.com