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It wasn't surprising to find many grocery companies are reluctant to give too much information about their deployment and investments leading up to June 1, the day liquor can be sold privately across Washington state. That's the day Initiative 1183, approved last fall by state voters, takes all liquor sales out of the hands of the state and transfers it to thousands of retail locations.
We were mostly surprised by how candid and helpful Rosauers Supermarkets CEO Jeff Philipps has been. See the story we printed here.
Our online story now includes comments unavailable when we printed the paper version. The new comments are from:
Also, a number of other retailers didn't respond at all. Notably, Safeway repeatedly received requests for a comment but chose not to respond.
Grocery Outlet will open its third area location this fall in the former Safeway store at Third and Maple, near downtown Spokane.
The full story ran earlier today at Spokesman.com.
To those who want to apply for the 30 to 40 jobs to be filled there, here's the advice: Don't start contacting the company via phone or email. Don't call the other two Grocery Outlets here.
VP of Real Estate Marc Drasin said wait until you see signs posted at the new store. At that point, people can come in and apply.
That could happen by mid-September.
Drasin expects the store to open in October.