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*************EAST GRANBY CASE LOT SALE CANCELLED*********
The East Granby case lot sale has been cancelled because the family day event has been called off due to bad weather. For more information, please visit New London (Groton) Commissary Information.
The World’s Biggest Case Lot Sale will offer “world-class” savings at nearly 270 commissaries in September. The New London commissary/ East Granby AB case lot sale is September 6 and 7, 2008 from 0900hrs until 1800hrs both days.
“Most commissaries are participating,” said Charles Mosier, Store Director for the Defense Commissary Agency New London CT. store, “and customers can save up to 50 percent or more off regular prices during case lot sales.” The sales typically feature items by the case such as canned goods, beverages, cleaning or laundry products, and in some cases, fresh chicken, pork or beef.
The sale at East Granby AB will feature great prices on canned goods, baking needs, snacks, cereals, drinks, juices, and water to name a few items,” said store director Charles Mosier, NSB New London.
The worldwide sale is held two times per year, in May and September. “The September sale has been held since 2001 and proved so popular we expanded it to May,” said Mosier. “Our customers really look forward to case lot sales - whether they live just around the block or an hour away. And with the holidays coming up and kids going back to school, it’s a perfect time for customers to use their commissary benefit to stock up.” The May worldwide sale set a new record - over $11.4 million in sales and 1.4 million cases of product sold at all stores combined.
In addition to the sale at East Granby AB. Shoppers can find out about sales at other commissaries nearby through a special link on the front page of www.commissaries.com. The link takes shoppers to a page with sale dates. Each date is also linked to store “spotlight” pages where customers can check out sale details or access other news.
While customers are visiting the commissaries.com Web site, they can sign up to get all the latest news from DeCA, delivered via e-mail through the “Commissary Connection” newsletter.
About DeCA: The Defense Commissary Agency operates a worldwide of commissaries providing groceries to military personnel, retirees and their families in a safe and secure shopping environment. Authorized patrons purchase items at cost plus a 5-percent surcharge, which covers the costs of building new commissaries and modernizing existing ones. Shoppers save an average of 30 percent or more on their purchases compared to commercial prices – savings worth about $2,700 annually for a family of four. A core military family support element, and a valued part of military pay and benefits, commissaries contribute to family readiness, enhance the quality of life for America’s military and their families, and help recruit and retain the best and brightest men and women to serve their country.