Woods Supermarket has confirmed that a second location will be opening in Sedalia. Speculation had been circulating for several weeks that Woods would be opening in the former Bing's grocery store on South Limit. 

According to a press release from Woods, the new supermarket should be open by the end of February.

Press release from Woods Supermarket

Woods Supermarket Chief Executive Officer Craig Easter announced today that Woods will be opening a second supermarket in Sedalia. The new store will be in the former Bing’s West Grocery Store location, 1400 S. Limit St. in the State Fair Shopping Center.

“We will be remodeling and updating the store’s interior, with plans to be open by the end of February, 2017,” stated Easter.

Woods purchased Bing’s Pharmacies’ prescriptions in mid-summer 2016 and moved the Bing’s West pharmacy’s scripts to a standalone Woods Pharmacy that opened August 4th on the southeast corner of the center. The pharmacy will be moved back inside the new store to make it more convenient for shoppers to do their grocery and pharmacy shopping in one location. The current pharmacy staff will all be making the move to the new Woods Supermarket, so pharmacy customers will continue to receive excellent service from familiar faces.

Many other improvements and a fresh new look will be made to the 35,000-sq. ft. market, making the new Woods Supermarket and Pharmacy more convenient and pleasing to shop.

Woods Meat Department will have professional butchers on duty, in-store 7 days a week, cutting fresh meat. The meat department will offer a full-service Butcher Shop meat case where customers can get personal service in selecting special cuts of beef, pork and poultry as well as value-added products like kabobs, pinwheels and bacon-wrapped filets. Special orders are welcome and Woods butchers will be happy to cut and package the products as the customers want them.

Woods Produce Department will be updated with new display tables for a larger variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, both conventional grown and organic. When possible, we will offer a wide selection of locally grown produce items at both stores. No matter where it is grown, every produce item Woods sells is Triple Inspected for Quality; in the field, in the warehouse and at the store. Need help in selecting produce? Ask a produce clerk and they will be happy to assist you.

The expanded Bakery will feature daily fresh baked breads and rolls. The Deli will feature a larger “Grab ’n’ Go” Deli section and a new, reach-in, self-service hot food case for rotisserie chickens.

Enjoy the same value with the Woods Reward Card program that is currently offered at all Woods locations. By presenting the card every time you shop customers earn a variety of extra savings throughout the store with electronic coupons and more. Purchases with the Woods Reward card will earn customers a reduction on their fuel bill at the Woods Express, 701 East Broadway.

“Woods Supermarkets is celebrating our 70th Anniversary this year and we are excited to be kicking it off with the opening of the new Sedalia store,” Easter added. Woods has been serving Sedalia families since 1994 when it purchased the former Food Barn store at Broadway and Ohio. That location was closed in April, 2008, when Woods built and opened the 38,000-sq. ft. current Woods Supermarket at 701 East Broadway.

“Family owned since 1947, Woods has always strived to be the ‘best hometown grocer’ in Sedalia and each of the communities we serve,” continued Easter. “As a company, we are a member of the Chamber of Commerce and support area schools, churches, local food banks, charities, youth/senior groups and the community as a whole. We encourage our employees to get involved in volunteering to make their/our hometowns better places to live. For over 22 years, Sedalia has been good to Woods Supermarket, and we believe Woods has been good to Sedalia. The Woods family is excited to expand our presence in the Sedalia area.

“Woods looks forward to making our Solid Woods Quality, Service and Value more accessible to an additional area of Sedalia residents. The goal of every Woods associate is to help our customers ‘save more ways’ and provide a friendly, helpful shopping experience that will ‘exceed customers’ expectations.’”

The new Sedalia store will be Woods’ 12th supermarket, all located in the South-West Mid-Missouri area. Besides their two Sedalia stores, Woods has supermarkets in Bolivar, Buffalo, Warrensburg, Sunrise Beach, Osage Beach, Lake Ozark, Eldon, Nevada, Stockton and El Dorado Springs.

Applications can be picked up and dropped off at Woods Supermarket 701 E. Broadway or Woods Pharmacy next to the new location 1400 S. Limit St.


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