Trader Joe’s to open Dec. 12

By on November 12th, 2012

Christmas is coming early for fans of Trader Joe’s.

The popular grocery store chain is set to open its Gainesville store on Dec. 12. The store, located in Butler Plaza next to PetSmart, will be open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, according to a company press release.

Trader Joe’s is famous for its specialty items, including “two buck Chuck” wine. The company has more than 300 stores across the country.

Trader Joe’s has two other locations in Florida: Naples and Sarasota. The company is opening a fourth Florida store, in Miami, next year.

Trader Joe’s began accepting job applications for the Gainesville store on Nov. 7. To download an application, visit www.traderjoes.com 

Clarification: Trader Joe’s has more than 300 stores in more than 30 states. The number originally used in the article was outdated as the company continues to expand.

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