Downtown Format A Hit for Kress IGA

The first full-service supermarket opened this summer in the heart of downtown Seattle. Kress IGA Supermarket is a conventional grocery store but with a twist. Much of its business comes from local office workers who want to grab lunch or something to take home with them. Thirty percent of the floor space is devoted to grab-and-go and prepared meals, according to Tyler Myers, president of

SEATTLE — The first full-service supermarket opened this summer in the heart of downtown Seattle. Kress IGA Supermarket is a conventional grocery store — but with a twist. Much of its business comes from local office workers who want to grab lunch or something to take home with them.

Thirty percent of the floor space is devoted to grab-and-go and prepared meals, according to Tyler Myers, president of The Myers Group, a family-owned local business with two other grocery stores i

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