Harris Teeter Grocery Stores and Walgreens Drug Stores Now Carrying Wave Energy Drink
Online PR News – 25-March-2010 – – (MOORESVILLE, NC) March 24, 2010 – Wave Energy Drink has moved into two important retail outlet chains, which will now begin carrying their line of all-natural energy drinks on the shelves. Both Harris Teeter Grocery Stores and select Walgreens outlets began carrying the beverages as of last week. The Harris Teeter deal puts Wave in 50 of their 192 outlets and Walgreens will account for a seven-store test rollout this month.
Harris Teeter will stock Wave in stores in and around Charlotte, NC, including the areas of Concord, Matthews, Huntersville and Ft. Mill/Rock, Hill, SC. The Walgreens stores, which include the areas of Statesville, Maiden, Cornelius, Huntersville and Wave’s hometown of Mooresville will now be stocking the energy drink beverage.
As the rollout continues, it is hoped that Wave Energy Drink will be able to duplicate their in-store efforts in other expanding retail markets, as well.
“Our distribution and franchisee programs have really taken off in recent months,” said Jason Wolter, Vice-President of Marketing for Wave Energy Drink. “Having the opportunity to get a foot in the door at both Harris Teeter and Walgreens is a great success for us. Harris Teeter has an enormous presence near our home base and Walgreens is the largest drug store chain in America. It’s an honor to be a part of their overall merchandising selection,” he added.
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About Wave Energy Drink:
Founded in 2008, Wave Energy Drink was created to provide consumers with the best-tasting energy drink on the market today. Created with a lowered caffeine content and higher balance of B-vitamins, Wave Energy Drinks provide an all-natural boost, which is both a healthier and safer source of energy than the competition. Available in regular and sugar-free varieties, 16 oz. singles and family packs of Wave Energy Drinks are sold in convenience stores, grocery chains, restaurants, bars, drug stores and coffee shops. Wave Energy Drink is also heavily involved in sports marketing, sponsoring a NASCAR team, a Professional Angler and a touring band for its promotional event tours. Wave Energy Drink is headquartered in Mooresville, NC. Visit Wave Energy Drink on the web at: www.tastethewave.com.
About Harris Teeter
Harris Teeter, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ruddick Corporation, is a food market chain that operates in the eight-state area of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee, Florida, Maryland and Delaware. The company also operates stores in the District of Columbia. Ruddick Corporation is traded on the NY Stock Exchange at RDK. In addition to our 192 retail stores, we also operate grocery, frozen food, and perishable distribution centers in Greensboro and Indian Trail, NC, as well as the Hunter Farms milk and ice cream facility in High Point, NC. Harris Teeter is headquartered in Matthews, NC and currently has approximately 21,000 employees.
Walgreens (www.walgreens.com) is the nation’s largest drugstore chain with fiscal 2009 sales of $63 billion. The company operates 7,162 drugstores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Walgreens provides the most convenient access to consumer goods and services and cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services in America through its retail drugstores, Walgreens Health Services division and Walgreens Health and Wellness division. Walgreens Health Services assists pharmacy patients and prescription drug and medical plans through Walgreens Health Initiatives Inc. (a pharmacy benefit manager), Walgreens Mail Service Inc., Walgreens Home Care Inc., Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy LLC and Walgreens Long-Term Care Pharmacy LLC. Walgreens Health and Wellness Division include Take Care Health Systems, the largest and most comprehensive manager of worksite health and wellness centers and in-store convenient care clinics, with more than 700 locations throughout the country.