Revamped OKay Zwevegem reopens as a sustainable neighbourhood supermarket on 12 May
With refurbished freshmart and renovated bread corner.
Tuesday, May 9, 2023
On Friday 12 May, OKay Zwevegem reopens its doors after undergoing a thorough facelift. The local supermarket with a surface of 592 m² has been renovated in the style of the latest generation of OKay stores, with a refurbished freshmart, additional cooling cabinets and a revamped bread corner, among other things. Store manager Patrick Duyck and his team look forward to welcoming their customers again.
Focus on fresh products and daily fresh bread
Thanks to the fresh and modern interior, customers of OKay Zwevegem can now find their way even more easily in the wide range of fresh products. "In the renewed freshmart our extensive range of fresh fruit and vegetables can stand out completely", says store manager Patrick. "We placed extra refrigeration units just outside the freshmart, so that we can showcase our fresh high-quality products even better."
In OKay Zwevegem, the store co-workers bake off quality bread, breakfast rolls and buns on site every day. "They are now even more neatly displayed in our renewed bread unit. Much more convenient for our customers", Patrick explains.
Top team from the region
All these novelties and improvements will contribute to a more pleasant shopping experience and make shopping even more efficient. But the biggest asset of OKay Zwevegem is undoubtedly the wonderful team of store co-workers. "Every day, I can count on a great team of 13 motivated colleagues. All of them people from the area, for whom customer friendliness, good service and helpfulness always come first.”
Easy to reach by car and bicycle
OKay Zwevegem is situated quite practically, along a major access road and at cycling distance from the village centre: easily reachable for everyone. The spacious and easily accessible car park offers room for 48 cars, and has two charging stations for electric cars. In the bicycle shed, cargo bikes can also be secured.
Minimal environmental impact
Like the other Colruyt Group store formats, OKay attaches great importance to building and renovating sustainably and with a minimum ecological footprint. No gas or fuel oil is used at OKay Zwevegem. All energy is generated by our own solar panels and the store's eco-friendly cooling emits 90% less CO2 than traditional cooling installations. Also, the heat released by the refrigeration system is recovered to heat the store.
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OKay is Colruyt Group’s local supermarket. Customers can find everything they need there for their daily shopping. OKay stores are set up as near as possible to town or city centres and guarantee the lowest prices in the neighbourhood. The very first OKay opened its doors in Ertvelde on 14 January 1998. Since then, OKay has been opening an average of 6 new stores every year. The local store chain intends to keep up this frequency in the years to come. Today, OKay has about 145 stores in Belgium. Since November 2015, the chain also has its own distribution centre at the industrial estate of Lot (Beersel) in Flemish Brabant. OKay currently employs more than 2,500 co-workers.