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Meijer opens small-format Rivertown Market in Detroit

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Meijer is opening a new, small-format grocery store.

The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer announced that Detroit would be the new home of its Rivertown Market.

Focused on bringing a mix of local, fresh food and value to customers in the regions it serves, this small-format store is the second one to be opened in the Metro Detroit area by the retailer, the company said.  

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Overall, this is the fourth small format to be opened, Bridge Street Market debuted in 2018, Woodward Corner Market opened in January 2020 and Capital City Market opened its doors in October 2020.

“I grew up in this town and am very proud to be back with a great team in place to ensure Rivertown Market provides a unique shopping experience to customers in the city of Detroit,” said Reliford, who joined Meijer in September 2020 with 15 years of retail experience. “We are excited to open our doors, be a good neighbor and work every day to have the best products on our shelves.”

Other items the store will carry include an assortment of fresh and prepared foods, bakery items, fresh meat and deli, Meijer and national brand products, artisan items and a Great Lakes Coffee that specializes in nitro brews and both low and medium roasts.

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There also will be an extensive beer, wine and liquor counter, the company said.

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