Business briefs – April 7

Pick-up service comes to Greenfield Wal-Mart

GREENFIELD — Walmart in Greenfield now offers customers a quicker way to do their shopping with the supercenter’s free grocery pickup service.

Shoppers can visits walmart.com/grocery to place orders, where they will select products from the store’s fresh produce, meat and seafood, dairy, bakery items, plus health and beauty departments.

Once the order is submitted, customers can schedule a pickup, then pull into the specially marked orange parking area on the south side of the building, call the phone number listed on the sign and wait for a Walmart employee to bring purchases to their vehicle.

All items available online carry the same price tag as those in the store. Pickup orders must reach a $30 minimum.

Meijer supercenter announces grand opening

McCORDSVILLE — Meijer has confirmed May 2 will be the opening day of its new supercenter in McCordsville, though a store-owned gas station on the same property is now accepting customers.

Doors to the new store, located in the southeast corner of Broadway and Carroll Road in McCordsville, will officially open at 7 a.m. May 2. The Meijer gas station that shares the property opened April 6, officials said.

Meijer operates more than 200 stores and employs more than 70,000 people in five states, according to the corporate website. The 193,000-square-foot store in McCordsville will employ some 300 people, officials said.

Greenfield business to host week-long egg hunt

GREENFIELD — Shops in downtown Greenfield are gearing up for an Easter-themed scavenger hunt aimed at bring customers and businesses together for fun and savings.

Starting Saturday, dozens of colorful eggs will be hidden at participating downtown Greenfield area retail shops, each containing candy, store discounts or $15 gift certificates to downtown retailers, restaurants, salons and fitness centers. There are two golden eggs; each contains a winner’s choice gift certificate for $50 to a downtown retailer.

“It’s a great way to show a spirit of collaboration among our downtown retailers,” said Becky Teeguarden, owner of The Nutty Mutt Emporium in downtown Greenfield, who is organizing the egg hunt on behalf of Greenfield Main Street.

Participating retailers include Andree’s Florist, Burdock Boutiques, Delights, Ella June’s, Family Bike Chain, Greenfield Chocolates, JW Riley Emporium, McCleerey’s, Nutty Mutt, Penny’s Florist, Pop Indy and Wilson’s Vintage Vault.

For a full list and for updates on the hunt visit at greenfieldmainstreet.org or on Greenfield Main Street’s Facebook page.

The Easter Eggcellent Scavenger Hunt ends April 15.

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Caitlin VanOverberghe is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. She can be reached at 317-477-3237 or cvanoverberghe@greenfieldreporter.com.