The Salt Lake City store will be located at 634 East 400 South inside The Family Center at East Downtown.
Trader Joe's said the store will be approximately 12,700 square feet in size.
The company made the following announcement to ABC 4:
Trader Joe's, a unique, neighborhood grocery store with foods and beverages ranging from the everyday to the exotic, has signed a lease to open its first Utah store in Salt Lake City with a target opening date 4th Quarter, 2012.
The company describes itself as follows in a press release:
Trader Joe's carries an extensive array of domestic and imported foods and beverages including fresh baked artisan breads, Arabica bean coffees, international frozen entrées, 100% juices, fresh crop nuts, deli items, and vitamins and supplements, as well as the basics, like milk and eggs – all at honest, low prices.
Trader Joe’s is truly a grocery store unlike any other. Trader Joe’s is a “store of stories,” meaning every item in the store has its own virtues -- high quality ingredients, great flavor or simply an extraordinary price -- many items often feature all of those qualities. Another significant point of difference, all of Trader Joe’s prices are everyday prices. Trader Joe’s doesn’t have “sales” for a few days, only to hike the prices back up again. Their prices change only when their costs change -- there are no fancy promotions, discount cards or couponing wars.
The opening of a Trader Joe's has been rumored for a long time. Last month, ABC 4 learned Trader Joe's was scouting for a location in Utah.
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