All photos courtesy of Grocery Outlet
Grocery Outlet opened its first Maryland store, in Hagerstown, on June 16.
Gerald and Evelyn Eldred (center), independent owner-operators of the Hagerstown Grocery Outlet, cut the ribbon at the store's grand opening event.
Grocery Outlet stores offer the gamut of supermarket categories under an 'extreme value' format.
Grocery Outlet stores serve up a changing assortment of products with 'WOW!' prices.
Meat, deli, dairy and produce headline the fresh departments at Grocery Outlet.
Grocery Outlet stores are run by independent owner-operators from the communities they serve, enabling locations to cater more closely to customer preferences.
Hagerstown residents line up to check out the new Grocery Outlet store on opening day.
The Halfway, Md., volunteer fire department took part in the new Grocery Outlet's opening festivities.
Inside the store, Grocery Outlet has focused on growth categories such as NOSH (Natural, Organic, Specialty, Healthy).
Grocery Outlet stores also carry a large selection health and beauty care plus seasonal items, creating a 'treasure hunt' shopping experience.
The store's produce offering also includes an assortment of organic items.
With the opening of the Hagerstown store in Maryland, Grocery Outlet entered its eighth state and third on the East Coast.