Kroger opening another store in Hampton Roads Wednesday
Kroger is opening a second store in York County on Wednesday.
The 45,500-square-foot store in Grafton is one of eight properties that was purchased by Kroger earlier this year from Farm Fresh. The location at 6500-C George Washington Memorial Highway will employ 93 workers, including 38 previous Farm Fresh employees. The company has invested $4 million to reopen the store.
Kroger’s other store in York County is located on Victory Boulevard in Yorktown.
Another former Farm Fresh on Coliseum Drive in Hampton already has opened and six more stores are expected to be transformed into Kroger locations in the coming months. However, Kroger also announced this week that it will close its only Norfolk store, which will impact 102 jobs. It also doesn’t plan to reopen the former Farm Fresh store located on Little Creek Road in Norfolk.