ST. LOUIS, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 7, 2005--U.S. Bank will
unveil 11, seven-day-a-week, full-service offices inside St. Louis
Metro area Schnucks Marketplaces on Monday, November 7. This kicks off
a weeklong celebration featuring Schnucks gift cards for each new U.S.
Bank account opened and a drawing for a chance to win a cash prize of
$10,000. The twelfth St. Louis area U.S. Bank will open in the new
Schnucks Marketplace Bridgeton, at the Grand Opening slated for 9 a.m.
on November 15.
Following the successful opening of the first U.S. Bank in-store
site at the Schnucks Marketplace Eureka in late August, the bank also
announced the next installations will be at City Plaza, Kirkwood and
Mason in St. Louis, as well as in Arnold, Cahokia, Chesterfield,
Cottleville, Florissant, Lake Saint Louis, Saint Charles and St.
Peters (see details below). U.S. Bank will also open in the Schnucks
Marketplace in Bettendorf, Iowa on November 7.
Joe Imbs, U.S. Bank St. Louis market president, said that U.S.
Bank is placing 26 new offices and 41 full-service U.S. Bank ATMs in
other Schnuck Markets to give all 66 stores in the St. Louis Metro
area one convenient and customer service focused financial services
partner. All sites will include a full-service ATM for added customer
convenience. "U.S. Bank is a dominant player in St. Louis and will
only continue to grow," said Imbs, who noted that St. Louis would soon
have 110 full-service branches as well as approximately 300 ATMs in
St. Louis Metro area.
"We are always looking for ways to give our customers added value
and convenience," commented Todd Schnuck, chief financial officer of
Schnuck Markets, Inc. "U.S. Bank is a strong partner and, like
Schnucks, the company has an outstanding record of commitment to
quality customer service. Our customers find that they can count on
more efficient and fun grocery shopping trips when we make it easy for
them to shop and bank all in one service-oriented location."
Mike Burke, senior vice president of U.S. Bank's central in-store
group, said, "Research shows that consumers bank 2.4 times per week
and grocery shop 2.6 times per week, so our partnership with Schnucks
is a great way to enable customers to bank where they shop and shop
where they bank."
Burke added that customers who take advantage of U.S. Bank
products and services can also take comfort in knowing that U.S. Bank
is home of the exclusive Five Star Service Guarantee, meaning business
will be efficient and accurate on every transaction or the bank will
pay that customer $5.
The hours of the new U.S. Bank office inside Schnucks are Monday
through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Saturday from 10:00 a.m.
to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Customers also
have access to services 24-hours a day through ATM, telephone or
Burke says, during the grand opening celebration, each new U.S.
Bank Schnuck in-store location will have a drawing, with the winner
qualifying for a chance to play a guess-it game of "paper or plastic"
with a chance to ultimately gain $10,000. "Scratch and Win" cards will
be given to the first 2,000 shoppers, and customers who open new U.S.
Bank accounts also will receive a Schnucks gift card valued up to $50.
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with $207 billion in assets, is the 6th
largest financial holding company in the United States. The company
operates 2,411 banking offices and 4,986 ATMs in 24 states, and
provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance,
investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to
consumers, businesses and institutions. U.S. Bancorp is home of the
Five Star Service Guarantee in which the company pays customers if
certain key banking benefits and services are not met. U.S. Bancorp is
the parent company of U.S. Bank. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at
Founded in St. Louis in 1939, Schnuck Markets, Inc. currently
operates 103 stores (including five Logli stores) and 99 pharmacies in
Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Tennessee, Mississippi and
Iowa. The family-owned company ranks 94th in the Forbes magazine
listing of the nation's "Largest Private Companies."
U.S. Bank Schnuck store openings on November 7
in the St. Louis Metro Area:
Richardson Road Schnucks at 3900 Vogel Road in Arnold
Cahokia Schnucks at 1615 Camp Jackson Road in Cahokia
Woods Mill Schnucks at 1060 Woods Mill Plaza in Chesterfield
Cottleville Schnucks at 6083 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in Cottleville
Cross Keys Schnucks at 13987 New Halls Ferry Road in Florissant
Lake Saint. Louis
Lake Saint Louis Schnucks at 101 Civic Center Drive in Lake Saint
City Plaza Schnucks at 3431 Union Blvd in St. Louis
Kirkwood Schnucks at 10233 Manchester Rd in St. Louis
Mason Schnucks at 12756 Olive Boulevard in St. Louis
Zumbehl Schnucks at 1950 Zumbehl Road in St. Charles
Mid Rivers Schnucks at 577 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in St. Peters
CONTACT: U.S. Bank
Lisa Clark, Media Relations, 608-877-7517
SOURCE: U.S. Bank