Compton, Calif. – Foodsco will open its first store in Oakland, Calif., on March 26. The new 80,000 sq.-ft. supermarket is located in East Oakland's Foothill Square Shopping Center.
Foodsco currently operates five stores in The Bay Area: two stores in San Francisco and one store each in Pittsburg, Redwood City and Richmond. Shoppers visiting the new Foodsco will have access to an expanded selection of products and services, including fresh produce; a fully staffed meat department; a fresh seafood department; a full-service bakery featuring fresh breads, rolls and desserts; and a service delicatessen with fresh items for shoppers on the go.
The new Foothill Square Foodsco will employ approximately 175 full- and part-time associates, the majority of whom have been newly hired from the surrounding community.