Largest Grocery Store Chain is in Dallas

Dallas will be having Kroger where not only will people have access to vast options of groceries but also have the benefit of free delivery according to a CW33 article from July 28. They say, 

“One of the largest grocery store chains in the country is making its move in Dallas after opening its newest customer fulfillment center to redefine its customers’ experience in the DFW area.

Those in DFW will also have access to Kroger’s new Boost by Kroger membership program. A press release explains, “For either $59 or $99 per year, Boost provides customers with benefits like unlimited free delivery on orders of $35 or more and two Fuel Points for every $1 spent on groceries and general merchandise purchases through Delivery, Pickup and in-stores. Kroger estimates the membership can save customers more than $1,000 per year on fuel and grocery delivery.”

Of course, officials of Kroger and of Dallas are already excited for the opening of Kroger as e-commerce and job opportunities will exponentially grow according to a Drug Store News article from July 29 which reports, 

Kroger’s fast-growing, seamless ecosystem takes the promise of zero compromise to the next level, with Kroger Delivery bringing the freshest food and quality ingredients to your own doorstep — when you want it, how you want it,” said Bill Bennett, Kroger vice president and head of e-commerce.

Kroger’s choice to establish a new customer fulfillment center in Dallas is a testament to the state’s exceptional business climate and highly skilled workforce,” said Gov. Greg Abbott. “This new center is great news for the people of North Texas, offering the local community greater access to fresh, nutritious foods, and bringing good-paying jobs and economic opportunities to hardworking Texans in the area. I look forward to working alongside the company as we continue to keep Texas the best place to live, work and raise a family.”

“The opening of Kroger’s new customer fulfillment center is a major win for our city — and it represents a tremendous investment in southern Dallas,” Mayor Eric Johnson said. “This means hundreds of jobs, it means more economic development and it means greater access to fresh groceries for all of our residents, including those in our historically underserved and overlooked communities. Together, we are building a more vibrant and more equitable city.”

The new grocery chain will consume about 3,500 square meters of land and will need 500 new employees on their gradual opening.