PORTAGE, IN—Meijer has opened two new 190,000-sq.-ft. supercenters, one here and one in Warsaw, Ind., as part of the company’s push west from its headquarters in Grand Rapids, Mich.
In May, the company opened its 200th store in Swartz Creek, Mich. The three stores represent half the properties Meijer will open this year in Michigan, Indiana and Illinois. The retailer plans $200 million ofin new and remodeled stores throughout the Midwest this year, including upgrades to two distribution centers.
"Our team has worked very hard to get these supercenters ready and we're excited to bring the Meijer experience to our new neighbors in Portage and Warsaw and the surrounding communities," said company spokesman Frank Guglielmi. "We feel at home here, and we believe it's important to continue to focus on the communities where we're located. Whether it's through donations to local organizations or in supporting farmers across the, we're focused on growing together with our customers."