Meijer’s Smaller Concept Debuts; 2nd Is Planned

Meijer’s smaller grocery-focused store had its grand opening here Tuesday, the same day the retailer announced plans to build another store like it in nearby Orland Park, Ill.

NILES, Ill. — Meijer’s smaller grocery-focused store had its grand opening here Tuesday, the same day the retailer announced plans to build another store like it in nearby Orland Park, Ill.

Meijer, based in Grand Rapids, Mich., said the new store in Niles — at 102,000 square feet, about half the size of its typical superstores — is more food- and pharmacy-focused than its supercenters. The Niles store features a particular emphasis on products geared toward ethnic audiences inc

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