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Kroger Marketplace opens in Fort Wayne

Kroger Marketplace opens in Fort Wayne


READY TO OPEN IN FORT WAYNE. IT’S THE SECOND STORE OF ITS KIND IN THE CITY AND THE ENTIRE STATE. NEWSCHANNEL 15 GOT A LOOK INSIDE THE NEW STORE TODAY. OUR ALYSSA IVANSON JOINS US NOW WITH A PREVIEW. FOR PEOPLE WHO SHOP AT THE KROGER MARKETPLACE OFF DUPONT, THE NEW STORE WILL FEEL VERY SIMILAR. THE MARKETPLACE STORES HAVE A LOT MORE THAN JUST GROCERIES WITH FURNITURE, TOYS, JEWELRY AND MORE. THE VILLAGE OF COVENTRY MARKETPLACE WAS A 13 POINT SEVEN MILLION DOLLAR PROJECT – COMPLETLY OVERHAULING THE OLD SCOTT’S STORE. THE KROGER ACROSS THE STREET WILL CLOSE. AND THAT’S A SIMILAR SITUATION TO THE DUPONT LOCATION. ((.29:20 WE KNEW WE NEEDED TO DO SOMETHING TO RECONCILE WHERE WE HAD SCOTTS AND KROGER STORES ACROSS THE STREET FROM EACH OTHER [CUT TO] THESE TWO STORES DIDN’T ALLOW US TO ADDD SOME NEW THINGS AND NEW ENHANCEMENTS THE WAY WE WANTED TO [ CUT TO] LOOKING FOR A PLACE TO PUT A STORE AND THE THING ABOUT THIS CORNER OF FORT WAYNE IS NOT ONLY RESIDENTIAL ROOFTOPS BUT EXPANSION OF LUTHERAN AND THE ECONOMIC IMPACT AROUND THE NEIGHBORHOOD SIGNIFICANT FACTOR AS WELL. ..)) THE MARKETPLACE WILL CREATE 340 JOBS. THE EMPLOYEES FROM THE CLOSED SCOTTS AND KROGER STORES WILL WORK IN THE NEW STORE. AT A GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION GOING ON NOW KROGER ALSO 75-THOUSAND DOLLARS OVER THE NEXT TWO YEARS TO THE COMMUNITY HARVEST FOOD BANK IN ADDITION TO MORE THAN HALF A MILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF FOOD DONATIONS. AGAIN THE VILLAGE OF COVENTRY KROGER MARKETPLACE WILL BE OPEN FOR BUSINESS AFTER A SHORT RIBBON CUTTING AT 8 TOMORROW MORNING. HEATHER. IF YOU PLAN ON VOTING IN

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