THORNTON, Colo. — King Soopers is unveiling its 12th Marketplace store in Colorado on Wednesday.
The new 124,000-square-foot store is located at 13525 Quebec St. in northeast Thornton. It includes Murray's cheese shop, sushi station, Starbucks, pharmacy and a selection of home and lifestyle merchandise like apparel, dinnerware and small appliances. There's also a King Soopers gas station.
This is the fourth King Soopers store in Thornton, and the first with the large-scale Marketplace format, which sells clothes and home goods in addition to groceries. It's the 12th Marketplace store in Colorado.
The company said the store will employ more than 250 people. It also includes an indoor mural by local artist Tom Ward.
A grand opening celebration will be held starting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, the company said. After that, the store will be open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.
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