Trader Joe’s rare and particular products are captivating. Its variety of amazing things always attracts me, as if we are opposite poles of two magnets. In addition, its affordable prices and it’s always smiling and friendly staff have turned TJ’s into a cult supermarket, not only for Americans but also for foreign tourists that follow the brand from abroad.
Trader Joe’s will expand its portfolio of locations, with new stores scheduled to open from coast to coast. Currently, the franchise has 530 stores across the United States and, for now, there are no plans to expand abroad. Not even Canada or Mexico, despite that’s a strategy that have followed by Costco or Walmart, which have expanded to hundreds of countries.
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In the Mid-Atlantic, the chain Trader Joe’s will open its tenth location in College Park, Maryland, its first store in Prince George’s County. It will be located at 4429 Calvert Road, and will open its doors on October 27 at 8 a.m., with a ribbon cutting ceremony some treats for the first customers.
The building will have 11,000 square feet of floor space, and will be located next to the beautiful campus of the University of Maryland. It will be decorated with murals of the university buildings, the football stadium, and the College Park airport. They have already hired more than 100 employees, but local media said that more hires are still being carried out.
Heading west, Draper, Utah residents will say welcome to the state’s fourth store. It will be located at 11497 State Street, open its doors in early 2023. “We are pleased to announce that Draper has been selected as a new location for Trader Joe’s (…) The store is expected to open in early 2023. More details will be shared soon”, Draper’s Mayor Troy K. Walker said.
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Even further west, Trader Joe’s confirmed at the end of August that it is opening its tenth location in Oregon at 16200 SW Pacific Highway, in the city of Tigard. The opening date was not announced yet. The fourth and final store announced will be in Providence, Rhode Island, whose front door will be at 425 South Main Street. Currently, the Ocean State only has one TJ’s store located in Warwick.
The most recent store had opened on July 14 in Yorktown, New York and everybody in town love their signature products like Mandarin Orange Chicken and Cold Brew Coffee Concentrate, as well as everyday basics like milk, eggs, meat, bakery items, and fresh produce.
Other locations that have already opened in 2022 include Yorktown NY, Miami, Florida, Parker, Colorado, Santa Monica, California, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, Downtown Bethesda, Maryland, Eagan, Minnesota, and Mentor, Ohio.
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Trader Joe’s is one of the American’s favorite supermarket chains, because of their particular, delicious, unique products, most of them you will find them only in their stores. The first ever location started operations in 1967 in Pasadena, California, and the name comes from Joseph ‘Joe’ Hardin Coulombe, that remained running the whole company until his retirement, in 1988.
In 2021, the annual revenues were up to $13.3 billons, and had more than 50,000 employees. The number one item in sales is the Mandarin Chicken, the most popular item for years. The chain has 560 stores across the United States, and a gigantic stock of totally original items and goods you won’t find anywhere else.
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Hey there, have you ever sunk your teeth into a delectable Portuguese custard tart? These little treats, also known as “pasteis de nata” in the capital city of Lisbon, are the stuff of sweet, sweet dreams. The filling is so creamy, it’s like biting into a cloud of deliciousness. And don’t even get me started on that crispy, flaky pastry crust.
It’s the perfect balance of texture and flavor, creating a culinary experience that’s truly out of this world. Well, Trader Joe’s is selling its own version, and costumers are loving it so much it’s making a hit in sales. Is one of the top-selling items this month, and you gotta try it. I mean, so many people can’t be wrong on a TJ’s product, right?
If there’s one thing that’ll never go out of style, it’s the peanut butter and chocolate combo. But hold on to your taste buds, because when you throw some dark chocolate into the mix, it takes things to a whole new level. I’m talking about Trader Joe’s dark chocolate peanut butter cups, the reigning champions of sweet treats in the 2021 Annual Customer Choice Awards. These little cups of heaven are a fan-favorite, and for good reason.
I mean, picture this: you take a bite and that rich, velvety dark chocolate just melts in your mouth. That smooth, creamy peanut butter filling hits you with just the right amount of sweetness, and the contrast of the two flavors is a match made in heaven. Give them a try, because is a time-tested classic.
Now, we all know tiramisu is the bomb. But, making it from scratch is a whole production and take a lot of time and know-how. And who wants to be stuck in the kitchen while your guests are out there sipping cocktails and having a blast at your fancy dinner party? You better head to TJ’s and grab a couple of its tiramisu cake.
Trust me, this isn’t your average store-bought dessert. The burstiness of flavors is on point, each layer of fluffy mascarpone cheese and espresso-soaked ladyfingers is a mouth-watering delight. It’s all made with the best TJ’s ingredients, so you are buying one of the best in the market.