Smart & Final Opens New Extra! Store at The Village at Nellie Gail Ranch.
Nov. 20, 2015 — In a continuation of its aggressive growth plan, Smart & Final, one of the longest continuously operating food retailers in the U.S., opened a new Smart & Final Extra! store in Laguna Hills at 26560 Moulton Parkway in The Village at Nellie Gail Ranch shopping center on November 20. The new store, built from the ground up, creates more than 50 new jobs for the area.
The new Smart & Final Extra! store will offer shoppers a full produce section, organic and natural food products, high quality perishables and meats, a wide selection of private-label offerings, goods tailored to business and foodservice customers, and products offered in a broad range of sizes. Additionally, the store will offer expanded frozen, deli and meat sections and unique products such as self-serve bulk goods by the pound and oven-roasted chicken.
The store will give away free Smart & Final reusable bags with purchase, while supplies last.
Also, as a part of every store opening, Smart & Final gives back to the local community via philanthropic donations and partnerships. For the Laguna Hills opening, the company will present a $2,500 donation to two local charitable organizations — the Laguna Food Pantry and New Vista School.
Smart & Final Extra! offers a one-stop shopping experience where businesses, clubs and organizations, and households can fulfill their grocery needs while also stocking up on thousands of club-size products, all without a membership fee. Founded by J.S. Smart and H.D. Final, the company has become a trusted, community brand in the markets it serves. Smart & Final currently operates 270 stores under the Smart & Final and Cash & Carry store banners.
About Smart & Final
Smart & Final is a value-oriented food and everyday staples retailer for household and business customers. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles, where it was founded more than 140 years ago, and operates more than 270 grocery and foodservice stores under the “Smart & Final,” “Smart & Final Extra!” and “Cash & Carry Smart Foodservice” banners in California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, with an additional 15 stores in northern Mexico operated through a joint venture.