Stories tagged with: Riesbeck's

January 18, 2014 - 6:15pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

Ohio has already suffered through one polar vortex and it looks like a less deadly cold spell is on the way very soon.

Store Manager at the Downtown Riesbeck's, Rich Daugherty says that in the next week he expects an influx of customers due to upcoming weather conditions. He says the forecast can play a huge decision in people's shopping habits.

"Depending on how bad the weather is going to be and to what extent people panic and start buying some essentials so maybe if they...

January 5, 2014 - 6:29pm
1 year 15 weeks ago

With the sub-zero temperatures and more snow on the way, Riesbeck's Store Director, Rich Daugherty, said it was a hectic day.

"A lot of people with the forecast coming up, concerned more about the temperatures than anything," Daugherty explained. "Some of them are worried about power outages so they're in here buying some canned goods in case the power does go out."

Daugherty said safety candles, milk, bottled water, bread, batteries and rock salt...

December 9, 2013 - 6:49pm
1 year 19 weeks ago

A local grocer is doing its part to help breast cancer research right in our community for the third year in a row.

In October, or breast cancer awareness month, Riesbeck's Food Markets sold boxed lunches filled with various tasty deli meats, salad, rolls and a dessert in hopes to aid area cancer research groups.

"We had some help with this besides the boxed lunches, we donated a dollar per lunch but we also had I think $510 worth of t-shirts,” explained Bakery...

November 26, 2013 - 5:44pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

Steve Fusner, the Assistant Director at Riesbeck's in Zanesville, says with the bad weather headed our way, he's noticed an increase in customers over the past two days

"So far it started yesterday around 3 o'clock in the afternoon and it held on through the evening. And then today, it has picked up very well also," said Fusner.

Fusner says he's noticed a lot of customers purchasing the usual last minute items for Thanksgiving, but he says there's been a lot customer's...

October 17, 2013 - 6:08pm
1 year 27 weeks ago

Purchasing a hand made boxed lunch from Riesbeck's can benefit breast cancer awareness and research.

Four years ago, Riesbeck's employees brainstormed a new way to support the fight for breast cancer and came up with breast cancer awareness lunch boxes.

"There's delicious lunch meats in there," said Riesbeck's Events and Marketing Coordinator, Jane Dombrowski. You get a little bit of a salad, you get some dinner rolls, you get some pink iced cookies and it's a great...

June 12, 2013 - 5:12pm
1 year 45 weeks ago

With the big storms heading our way, a lot of people headed to the grocery store.

Riesbeck's Assistant Store Director sieve Fusner says the local grocery store has seen a lot of traffic today for big ticket items.

"We have sold a lot of water today and ice and we have more ice and water on order now. Batteries, we sold out of batteries last year, as well and flashlights. And candles, a lot of people are coming in looking for candles, stuff like that. We really sold quite a...

May 15, 2013 - 3:35pm
1 year 49 weeks ago

Riesbeck's in downtown Zanesville is sponsoring the shopping spree event for the second year in a row. It raises money for Operation Feed and is set for Friday, May 24 at 8:30 a.m.

"It's a 90-second shopping spree, you can purchase a ticket and if you are the lucky winner, you will be chosen to come into the store and you will be given a shopping cart and 90-seconds. You can go through the store and get as much as you can in your cart and it will be yours," said Keely Warden...

February 4, 2013 - 9:32pm
2 years 11 weeks ago

As another clipper storm system trudges through our region, many prepared for the impending snowfall this afternoon.

Schools were closed, events delayed or canceled and therefore people were able to get out of the stores to buy the necessities before the storm hit.

Assistant Store Director at Riesbeck's, Steve Fusner said, "Yeah, basically just the main staple items, milk, bread, items like that. Early this morning, it started getting real busy and with the schools being...

December 24, 2012 - 6:09pm
2 years 17 weeks ago

The most common, last minute shopping, especially on Christmas Eve is not for gifts but food and other items to create a holiday feast.

Many want their meal to be as fresh as possible so waiting until the last minute is the only option. Riesbeck's was one local grocer that experienced a surge in shoppers.

 Rich Daugherty, the Store Director, said, "Today we have been really busy. A lot of last minute things, picking up the milk, the bread, fruit baskets, just basically...

October 29, 2012 - 12:24pm
2 years 25 weeks ago

Riesbeck's Pick'n Save on Howard street in Zanesville is prepping for the effects of Hurricane Sandy.

Assistant store director Steve Fusner says the store has already started ordering the items that fly of the shelves in the wake of a storm.

"We really haven't noticed an increase yet, but we look for it coming." said Fusner. "We've stock-piled on vegetables and milk and eggs, and have a delivery of ice coming."

Last June's severe weather caused many...

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