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New Kroger superstore, 1975

Posted on October 4, 2016 | in Uncategorized | by
A new Kroger Superstore opened at Nicholasville Road and New Circle in March 1975. Bob Hilen, left, store manager, and Mike Ryan, produce merchandiser, posed in the produce area with some unusual varieties, including papaya, English cucumbers and bok chow. The store featured produce sold in bulk. The customer selected the quantity desired and an employee was there to weigh it and price it. Photo by John C. Wyatt | Staff

A new Kroger superstore opened in March 1975 at Nicholasville and New Circle Roads. Bob Hilen, left, store manager, and Mike Ryan, produce merchandiser, posed in the produce area with some unusual varieties, including papaya, English cucumbers and bok choy. Click on the photo to enlarge it. The store featured produce sold in bulk. The customer selected the quantity desired and an employee was there to weigh it and price it. Photo by John C. Wyatt | Staff

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