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Mark Your Calendars: H-E-B’s McKinney location to open on July 19

McKinney, Texas – In an exciting revelation, representatives from H-E-B, the illustrious grocery retailer, declared on July 5th that their much-anticipated branch in west McKinney will commence operations from 6 a.m., July 19.

The location, which can be found on the intersection of 8700 Eldorado Parkway and Custer Road, is a colossal 118,000-square-foot retail store that encapsulates a plethora of features set to redefine consumer convenience.

New H-E-B location in McKinney to offer pharmacy with a drive-thru, gas stations, car wash and much more

Embedded within the building’s robust walls is a full-fledged pharmacy ready to serve prescriptions with the added ease of a drive-thru facility. Complementing this is a fuel station that features an associated car wash, ensuring a comprehensive stopover for customers. Adding to the appeal, the store houses H-E-B’s signature in-store eatery, True Texas BBQ, thus solidifying its status as a diverse retail destination.

According to the details gleaned from H-E-B’s website, the newest McKinney store will be replete with an extensive beer and wine selection, a deli, a bakery, and a tortilleria, among other amenities. Additionally, patrons can look forward to live cooking demonstrations at the aptly named Cooking Connections section of the store. A significant announcement in the press release indicates the availability of curbside service at the McKinney location, further enhancing the customer convenience quotient.

This project, originally announced in mid-2021, broke ground in March 2022. The lead-up to the store’s grand opening witnessed vital improvements to adjacent roadways to facilitate a smooth and seamless customer experience.

H-E-B continues to heavily invest and expand operations in North Texas

This McKinney store’s opening is the latest in a series of H-E-B expansions within the Dallas-Fort Worth region. The initial debut in this area was marked by the store opening in Frisco in September, with a Plano store following suit in November. Future plans highlight an ambitious roadmap of further locations across Allen, Alliance, Mansfield, and a prospective second Frisco store. Recently, H-E-B officially opened its eCommerce fulfillment center in Plano.

In a recent announcement, the retail giant also confirmed opening Joe V’s Smart Shop to the North Texas region, an innovative store concept designed to compete with brands like Aldi.

H-E-B, with its roots tracing back to a humble first store in Kerrville, Texas, in 1905, has exponentially expanded its retail footprint. The San Antonio-based company currently boasts over 420 stores peppered across Texas and Mexico, making it a formidable player in the retail industry, as confirmed by its website.

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