Wednesday, October 26, 2011


Construction on the much demanded and much maligned Trader Joe's store is moving right along just below the Gateway Mall in Prescott.  Here are a couple of views.

The store has been much demanded by people who have shopped at Trader Joe's stores elsewhere and have come to love them.  The much maligned part comes from those people who object to the city offering tax advantages to the parent company to lure the store to our area.  Most of these people have never darkened the doors of a TJ's, as evidenced by their comments about the high prices in stores that are only supported by the well-off.  Nothing could be further from the proof but if those folks choose not to shop at the store it will just make it that much easier for folks like me, who can't wait for the store to open.

We got one of their Fearless Flyer's in the mail the other day and after going through it, SWMBO exclaimed "It just makes you want to go to a store right away."  She, and I, are among those anxious shoppers waiting for the store to open.

Sometime in 2012, according to a sign at the site.


OmegaMom said...

Oh! Mom would have been so thrilled! Yay, Prescott is getting a TJ's!

Stephen Hayes said...

I bet you can't wait! I don't know what I'd do without my elephant garlic and bottles of two buck chuck.

Lowandslow said...

We don't have TJ's here, but maybe someday we'll get lucky.


Thérèse said...

Prescott is going to see a population increase!
In Bentonville,AR they drive for three hours to be able to shop at TJ's... and I am pretty sure it is the same elsewhere.
This one seems pretty big! Enjoy!

quilteddogs said...

It is going to be jam packed there. The nearest Trader Joe's to us closed so now the second closest is always way too crowded. I expect this one will be a great success. I hope 69 can handle it.

Thérèse said...

To answer you comment: they don't but the industry does!