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Trader Joe's to come to St. Pete

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ST PETERSBURG, FL - A California-based grocery chain Trader Joe's continues its Florida expansion with its next store scheduled to open in St. Petersburg, the company representatives said.

In June the company announced it will open a store in South Tampa. Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn approved the plan.

Related story: Tampa mayor: Trader Joe's plans moving forward

It is now St. Pete's turn. This will be the ninth Florida store after the recent leases in Boca Raton, Delrey Beach, Jacksonville Beach, Orlando, Palm Beach Gardens, Tampa, Wellington and Winter Park, according to the company's press release. The store will be located at the corner of 4th Street North and 28th Avenue. It will be about 12,500 square feet. It will offer beer and wine.

The grocery store with a unique atmosphere and its own line of distinctive products is set to open in the Fall of 2014 in St. Pete.
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