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Food Lion launches grocery store pick-up in Hampton

Screenshot of the Food Lion store in Hampton (WYDaily/ Courtesy of Google Maps)
Screenshot of the Food Lion store in Hampton (WYDaily/ Courtesy of Google Maps)

Select Food Lion grocery stores across Virginia and the Carolinas now offer “Food Lion To-Go.”

One of the locations is in Hampton.

The Hampton store and dozens of others, launched the new shopping program on June 24. See the full list of locations here.

“We are so excited to bring this convenient service to more stores in the Food Lion footprint and enable customers to spend more time on what matters most to them,” said Deborah Sabo, senior vice president of marketing at Food Lion, in a news release. “With the Food Lion To-Go service, our associates become personal shoppers and are able to hand pick the freshest produce and best cuts of meat, just as they would for their own family.”

The Food Lion store in Hampton, 2070 Nickerson Blvd. is the second location on the Peninsula to offer this service. The other is in Grafton, 5210 George Washington Memorial Highway.

Customers can order online and schedule a time pick up their groceries in as little as an hour and get their first pick up free, according to the grocery chain’s announcement.

“We look forward to continuing to nourish our neighbors with this new convenient service,” Sabo said.

It is not clear when the chain will expand its program to other stores in Hampton Roads.

Food Lion To-Go is available everyday from 10 a.m.t o 8 p.m. For more information, visit Food Lion’s website.

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Julia Marsiglianohttp://wydaily.com
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to julia@localvoicemedia.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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