Grocery Outlet wants to be the “TJ Maxx of grocery stores”… TJ Maxx offers lower prices than department stores by paring down the shopping experience and passing savings on to consumers. The apparel store has been blamed for the downfall of brands like Nordstrom and Macy’s. Grocery Outlet says that it sells items at a 40% to 70% discount off regular stores’ prices by offering surplus items, seasonal closeouts, and discontinued items. While some of its goods aren’t up to manufacturer standards, none of what it sells is past the sell-by date. Here’s why Grocery Outlet is becoming a viable threat to industry giants like Walmart, Kroger, and Whole Foods…
The long-awaited 45,000-square-foot Breakwater Town Center is a public/private partnership between Sudberry Properties and Imperial Beach.
The first phase is scheduled for completion in late 2017 and will be anchored by Grocery Outlet.
Grocery Outlet Bargain Market, branding itself as “the nation’s fastest-growing, extreme-value grocery retailer,” will open its first location in Long Beach this week, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony set for February 4 and a grand opening for the public on Saturday, February 6 at 8:00AM.
“You usually have to drive a little bit further out of your community just to find what you need and come back,” said Fredricka Recasner, who is happy to find fresh, organic fruits and vegetables at the Grocery Outlet.
Compton’s first Grocery Outlet store opened its doors on Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that invited locals to shop its affordable brand-name products, including fresh and nutritious food.
Residents say produce is hard to come by in Compton, where they’re often forced to make a trek to the nearest grocery store.
COMPTON – Mayor Aja Brown and First District Councilmember Janna Zurita officially welcomed Grocery Outlet to the City of Compton, Thursday.
The new store is located at 2175 W. Rosecrans Ave., and occupies the site of former Fresh and Easy Neighborhood Market that closed last year.
ONTARIO >> Grocery Outlet, a chain offering extreme discounts on food products, has expanded into the Inland Empire with two new stores in Upland and Ontario.
Grocery Outlet Bargain Market, a self-professed “extreme-value” grocer offering name brands at reduced prices, opened its first Long Beach store in early
February on East Spring Street. The store is owned and operated by husband and wife team Jonathan and Jennifer Lawton (pictured), who have operated
previous locations in Chico and Oroville.
The Emeryville-based market chain has 240 locations on the West Coast, and in Idaho, Nevada and Pennsylvania, and the Long Beach store is the fifth of 19 new Grocery Outlet markets scheduled to open in the Los Angeles and Orange County areas by the end of the year, which the company says will translate into 600 new jobs.
The bargain market Grocery Outlet, which recently opened stores in Costa Mesa and Westminster, is coming to La Habra this week. Its new spot at 2001 Whittier Blvd. has its grand opening Saturday. The retailer plans to open another store at 1803 E. Chapman Ave. in Orange in June.