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Louisville's first Kroger Marketplace opens on Dixie Highway

The new store replaces a much smaller one across the street. (Source: Kayla Vanover/WAVE 3 News) The new store replaces a much smaller one across the street. (Source: Kayla Vanover/WAVE 3 News)
Kroger Marketplace features an apparel department. (Source: Kayla Vanover/WAVE 3 News) Kroger Marketplace features an apparel department. (Source: Kayla Vanover/WAVE 3 News)
This is the new Kroger's large produce department. (Source: Kayla Vanover/WAVE 3 News) This is the new Kroger's large produce department. (Source: Kayla Vanover/WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The first Kroger Marketplace in Louisville is now open on Dixie Highway.
 
Thousands of people lined up Thursday outside the new Kroger at 4915 Dixie Highway. The 125,000 square foot store replaces the 62,000 square foot store that was across the highway. The expansion brings 200 more jobs, totaling more than 360 employees.
 
The store offers expanded varieties of produce, organic food, meat, seafood and deli items in addition to specialty departments, including a Starbucks, Boar's Head meats and cheeses, Murray's Cheese Shop, apparel, Kitchen Place, office and school supplies, toy department, fresh sushi, made to order sandwich and food stations, floral Shop, US Bank, Little Clinic and a drive-thru pharmacy.

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We are so proud to be a key partner in the investment and renovation of the Dixie Highway area, store manager Steve King said. "We believe strongly in being the place where our customers love to shop and our associates love to work. Our Marketplace represents what we strive for every day in giving our guests the friendliest and freshest shopping experience possible."

Store hours are 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. seven days a week. Pharmacy hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The first 500 customers received a Fischer's Sliced Quick Cut Boneless Half Ham. From Thursday through Saturday, September 24, customers can receive 20 cents off per gallon of gas with their Kroger Plus card.

The Wine & Spirits Shoppe is also open, offering 400 varieties of wine from around the world, 300 varieties of spirits and a select variety of import and craft beers. Free wine and spirits tastings will be held each week. 

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