Dawn of a New Day: Easy-Way Stores Open on Sunday 

Weekend food shoppers, rejoice! Now you can jumpstart your work week with plenty of fresh produce because four Easy-Way stores are open on Sundays from noon to 5 p.m.

As Easy-Way regulars know, the markets have never been opened for business on Sundays. In fact, the chain's website cites "no Sunday hours" as a bonus for employees.

"I guess we'll have to update our site," says Steven Carter, laughing. Carter manages the Easy-Way in East Memphis and is a great-grandson of Easy Way founder Pate Carter. He explains the family's philosophy toward Sundays this way: "All along, our family thought they should be able to operate a successful business and not be open on Sundays -- and they did. But times change. Many people work six days a week, and Sunday is their one day to shop."

Already, the expanded hours are pulling in new customers, says Carter, especially since he started advertising Sunday hours on a large easel in the store‘s parking lot. "I see lots of new faces on Sundays, and they aren't the same customers who shop here during the week," Carter says.

In addition to the East Memphis store (814 Mt. Moriah), other Easy-Ways now open on Sundays include Midtown (596 S. Cooper), Bartlett (5905 Stage), and Frayser (2653 James).

"We hope to have all the stores with Sunday hours by the end of year," Carter says. "The exact dates depend on staffing." --by Pamela Denney

Keep the Flyer Free!

Always independent, always free (never a paywall),
the Memphis Flyer is your source for the best in local news and information.

Now we want to expand and enhance our work.
That's why we're asking you to join us as a Frequent Flyer member.

You'll get membership perks (find out more about those here) and help us continue to deliver the independent journalism you've come to expect.


Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Blogs

Tiger Blue

#22 LSU 85, Tigers 76

Film/TV/Etc. Blog

This Week At The Cinema: Indie Memphis Winners and BTS

Beyond the Arc

Grizzlies Lose First Home Game to Utah Jazz 96 - 88

Film/TV/Etc. Blog

Music Video Monday: Kohinoorgasm

From My Seat

Goose Bumps Galore

Hungry Memphis

Old Venice to Morph into Venice Kitchen

Politics Beat Blog

Hundreds Rally to Save Mueller Inquiry

News Blog

LeMoyne-Owen receives donation at its gala

Politics Beat Blog

Rally to Safeguard Mueller Investigation

ADVERTISEMENT

Readers also liked…

ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2018

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation