Meijer to open four southeastern Wisconsin area stores this year

Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Meijer Inc. announced Wednesday that it will open four new stores in southeastern Wisconsin this year. Meijer will open stores in Grafton and Kenosha in June and it will open stores in Oak Creek and Wauwatosa in August.

The four stores will be Meijer’s first in southeastern Wisconsin. Meijer stores offer both grocery and general merchandise. The Kenosha and Oak Creek stores will also have a convenience store and gas station.

Meijer said it plans to begin hiring more than 1,000 employees in March to work at the stores that it plans to open in the region this year.

The Grafton store will be located along Port Washington Road.
The Kenosha store will be southest of 76th Street and Green Bay Road.

The Oak Creek store will be part of the mixed-use Drexel Town Square development southwest of Drexel and Howell avenues.

The Wauwatosa store will be southeast of Burleigh Street and 112th Street, near the Mayfair Collection development.

Meijer currently has 213 stores throughout the Midwest. In addition to the four stores that it will open this year in southeast Wisconsin, Meijer also plans to eventually open stores in Waukesha, Greenfield and Sussex. The company says it plans to open two to three new Wisconsin stores each year for the next four years.

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