Trader Joe's opens Gilbert store to crowds of grocery shoppers

Trader Joe's Gilbert stays busy on its opening day in March 2019.

Trader Joe's Gilbert stays busy on its opening day in March 2019.

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Trader Joe’s opened its neighborhood grocery store March 29 at 8 a.m. at the SanTan Pavilions at 1779 East Williams Field Road, Gilbert.

The company also held a brief ceremony at 7:55 a.m. before the store opened for business. The store stayed busy with customers well into the afternoon.

Trader Joe's carries a selection of gourmet, organic and imported foods, many under its own brand. 480-632-0951. www.traderjoes.com
By Tom Blodgett
Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent 30 years in journalism in Arizona and is the editor of the Gilbert edition of Community Impact Newspaper. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he now serves as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.


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