New Michigan store marks major milestone for Meijer

Mass merchandiser marks 200th store opening

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer will open its 200th store next week, the mass merchandise retailer said Thursday.

Calling the opening of the Swartz Creek, Mich., store a "milestone," the company said it will open on May 16. The store is the first of six new stores the chain plans to open this year in Michigan, Indiana and Illinois.

The 190,000-sq. ft. store will include a full-service drive-through pharmacy offering free generic antibiotics, prenatal vitamins and drugs for diabetes and high cholesterol. Other items will include groceries, a gas station, pet items, general merchandise and others. The store will also sell locally grown produce.

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