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SEATTLE, WA-The Kroger Co., the Cincinnati-based parent company of both Fred Meyer and QFC, is in the midst of making a few changes to Puget Sound stores.

Construction on a $23 million, 171,000-sf Fred Meyer store in Tumwater, WA is complete, and workers are readying the facility for its grand opening later this month.

Located at the intersection of Littlerock and Trosper roads, the store is viewed as somewhat experimental for the area, with the food section in the center of the facility and a reduced-size home improvement department. The goal is to instead enlarge customer choices for the home décor section of the store.

Papa Murphy’s, a Vancouver, WA-based pizza chain, is one of four retailers expected to occupy space outside the Fred Meyer store and the only company so far to sign a lease agreement. Great Clips hair salon, Radio Shack and Starbucks will occupy space near the store, off of Littlerock Road.

Meanwhile, QFC says it will shutter its doors at the Lake Hills Shopping Center in Bellevue, WA by Oct. 30. The hope is customers will shop at a larger store now under construction at the Bel-East Shopping Center at 145th Place SE.

The Kroger Co. owns at total of 130 Fred Meyer and QFC supermarkets in Washington state.

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