St. Croix and St. Thomas U.S. Virgin Islands Nov.16, 2020


Plaza West St. Croix & Plaza Tutu St. Thomas (KAC357 INC.), a Hamed Company, is debuting a new store name and logo, celebrating its love of all customers and associates, food-first culture, and long history as St. Croix’s and St. Thomas’ favorite grocer.

The Virgin Islands’ favorite & largest grocery stores will now be called The Market St. Croix and

The Market St. Thomas, respectively. The name change officially goes into effect on January 1, 2021. The Market’s new brand launch has been in the making since 2015. As many have experienced over the past few years, there has been many improvements within our stores, more importantly, a recommitment to our local community, as well as to our local agriculture. The Market St. Croix & St. Thomas will continue to create a unique shopping experience that is designed to deepen the connection with customers and associates, today and into the future. We are excited to provide customers new convenient ways to shop, including a new state of the art website that allows online orders with convenient curbside pick-up service.

We ask that you make the necessary changes to invoicing, correspondences and any other documentation related to the name change. We have updated our business licenses to reflect this change and is available upon request. Plaza West is now The Market STX and the Plaza Tutu is now The Market STT.

The stores rich food history, reputation for serving customers, and modern technology will continue to drive innovation both internally among associates and externally among customers and other valuable stakeholders – that breaks through the local grocery retail industry's sea of sameness.

“The Market believes that everyone deserves to have access to fresh, affordable and delicious food, no matter who you are, how you shop or what you like to eat. The Market's winning combination of food experience & wide selection of products puts our team in a position to deliver a unique and enjoyable shopping experience.” Said Wally Hamed.

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