ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 28, 2006--U.S. Bank will unveil
10, seven-day-a-week, full-service offices inside area Schnucks
Marketplaces on Wednesday, March 1, 2006. The celebration features
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. Three additional
U.S. Bank branches are expected to open later this year, bringing a
total of 66 Schnucks stores that have either a U.S. Bank branch or
U.S. Bank ATM in them.
Following the successful opening of the first 17 U.S. Bank
in-store sites, the next 10 will open on March 1 in Illinois in
Collinsville, Edwardsville and Fairview Heights as well as in Missouri
in Des Peres, Jennings and Richmond Center in St. Louis, and in
Chesterfield, High Ridge, O'Fallon and Wentzville (location addresses
Joe Imbs, U.S. Bank St. Louis market president, said that by year
end, U.S. Bank will have 30 full-service in-store branches and 36 U.S.
Bank ATMs in other Schnuck Markets to give all 66 stores in the St.
Louis Metro and Southeast Illinois 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, executive vice president 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 exclusive Five Star Service, meaning business will be
efficient and accurate on every transaction.
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 assets of $209 billion, is the 6th
largest financial holding company in the United States. The company
operates 2,419 banking offices and 5,003 ATMs, 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 the parent company of U.S. Bank.
Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at www.usbank.com. Visit U.S. Bancorp on
the web at www.usbank.com.
Founded in St. Louis in 1939, Schnuck Markets, Inc. currently
operates 102 stores (including five Logli stores) and 99 pharmacies in
Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Tennessee, Mississippi and
U.S. Bank Schnuck store openings on March 1 in the St. Louis Metro
and Southeast Illinois Area:
U.S. Bank Collinsville Schnucks, 501 Belt Line Road, Collinsville
U.S. Bank Edwardsville Schnucks, 2222 Troy Road, Edwardsville
U.S. Bank Fairview Heights Schnucks, 625 Lincoln Highway, Fairview Heights
U.S. Bank Chesterfield Schnucks, 141 Hilltown Village, Chesterfield
U.S. Bank Dillon Schnucks, 20 Gravois Dillon Plaza, High Ridge
U.S. Bank Dardenne Crossing Schnucks, 3029 Highway K, O'Fallon
U.S. Bank Des Peres Schnucks, 11945 Manchester in St. Louis
U.S. Bank Jennings Schnucks, 8319 Jennings Station Road in St. Louis
U.S. Bank Richmond Center Schnucks, 6600 Clayton Road in St. Louis
U.S. Bank Wentzville Crossing Schnucks, 1960 Wentzville Parkway, Wentzville
CONTACT: U.S. Bank
Lisa Clark, 608-877-7517