The company says the 53,000-square-foot store at Libbie Mill was too large and expensive to keep open.
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The 49,000-square-foot store will open in 2018 at the site of what was once slated to be a Ukrop’s Supermarket before the company’s sale in 2009.
The chain hopes to capitalize on its pledge to save shoppers up to 50% versus traditional stores–while still providing high-quality food and produce–by adhering a number of cost-saving strategies.
The store rescinded an agreement it made with county officials in 2010 not to open a fuel center at its Short Pump store.
The German discount chain is entering the Richmond market in full force, with plans for six locations.
The two anchor stores of the new West Broad Marketplace are scheduled to open in 2016.