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Almost exactly a month from now, the climate for grocery shopping in southeastern Wisconsin will see some significant changes.

The first two Meijer stores in the state – in Grafton and Kenosha – will open their doors. The 190,000 square foot stores will feature the sorts of products you’d find at both a supermarket and also a retailer like Target, following the supercenter model.

Meijer seeks to be a one-stop shopping center and hopes that their company's philosophies will appeal to Wisconsinites and their Midwestern values.

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The most recent data put the unemployment rate at 5.4 percent - with job creation numbers in Wisconsin remaining below the national rate.

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Boston Store will remain as the west-end anchor of the Shops of Grand Avenue after it agreed this week to four-year lease extension, contingent on city support.

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The year 2013 ended with a flourish, at least as far as business news goes.  A development from mid-December tops the list of biggest stories of the year for the Business Journal of Milwaukee.

Business Journal of Milwaukee Celebrates 30 Years

Oct 25, 2013
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It was 30 years ago that the Business Journal of Milwaukee printed its first issue.