Roundy’s to open Mariano’s in Gurnee

Special to The Freeman

June 30, 2014

MILWAUKEE – Roundy’s Inc., a Milwaukee-based grocer, said Monday it is opening a Mariano’s in Gurnee, Ill., on Tuesday.

This is the ninth Mariano’s to open of the 11 former Dominick’s locations acquired by Roundy’s in December. The Gurnee store will add 470 jobs to the Gurnee community, according to a statement.

“It’s all about people. We listen carefully to customers and our employees in Gurnee to make sure the store is an extension of the community,” said Bob Mariano, chairman and CEO of Roundy’s. “Once our doors open at Mariano’s Gurnee, more improvements will come as shoppers offer feedback for creating the perfect grocery experience.”

The Mariano’s Gurnee will offer perishable, natural and organic foods from purveyors, manufacturers and restaurants, according to a statement.