Weis Markets has closed a deal with C&S Wholesale Grocers to purchase the location and assets of Nell's Family Market in East Berlin, Pa. This is Weis Markets’ second acquisition of a Nell’s location; last year, it purchased Nell's former store in Hanover, Pa., Sunbury, Pa.-based Weis Markets plans to complete the transaction at the end of October and reopen the store in early November.
“This is a great store, with an excellent reputation for customer service. This purchase will allow us to increase our market presence in Adams County,” said Kurt Schertle, Weis Markets’ COO. “As part of this process, we’re interested in interviewing Nell’s associates for employment at our company, since they’ve helped make this store successful. We look forward to talking to them," Schertle added.
The store and pharmacy will remain open in the weeks prior to the finalization of the purchase in late October. During the transition, the 182-store regional chain will interview current employees of the East Berlin store for potential employment at Weis Markets.