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Harris Teeter Signs On with Charlotte Independence

By James Thomas, 03/24/17, 2:00PM EDT


The Charlotte Independence welcomes a new sponsor in Matthews-based Harris Teeter.

Charlotte (N.C.) - Queen City Soccer Club LLC announced today that Harris Teeter has signed on as a Proud Partner of the Charlotte Independence for the 2017 season. Elements of the partnership include branding, hospitality, promotions, customer appreciation and social media.

“It goes without saying - we are super excited to have them on the Team," said Wade Leaphart, Charlotte Independence Chief Revenue Officer. "The regional corporate support of the Independence has been amazing. With the move to Matthews, we’ll literally be playing in Harris Teeter’s backyard. We’ll work hard to offer additional value to VIC Card holders through discount tickets and build affinity for Harris Teeter with our fans.”

The Charlotte Independence open the 2017 season versus the Charleston Battery on Saturday, April 1.  The match will be played at UNC Charlotte’s Transamerica Field. Tickets are on sale now. For more information, please visit

About Harris Teeter

Harris Teeter, with headquarters in Matthews, N.C., is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR). The regional grocery chain employs approximately 30,000 associates and operates stores in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Maryland, Delaware, Florida and the District of Columbia. For mote information, please visit