In addition to the large, hypermart-type SuperCenter and SuperTarget operations -and Costco's warehouse-type stores- American shopping malls are adding smaller, gourmet-type grocery stores to their tenantry. California's Trader Joe's, a chain of eclectic specialty stores, opened its first location in Pasadena, California on August 26, 1967. There are now several AT-MALL operations in California.
TRADER JOE'S JUNIOR-ANCHORED SHOPPING CENTERS:
*STONESTOWN GALLERIA, San Francisco, CA (2008)
*PACIFIC VIEW MALL, Ventura, CA (2011)
*HILLSDALE CENTER, San Mateo, CA (2011)
Austin, Texas' Whole Foods Market, whose first store opened -in Austin- on September 20, 1980, has also established several IN MALL (+) and AT-MALL (#) stores over the past few years.
WHOLE FOODS MARKET JUNIOR-ANCHORED SHOPPING CENTERS:
*OUTLETS AT BERGEN TOWN CENTER, Paramus and Maywood, NJ (2009) +
*NEWPORT FASHION ISLAND, Newport Beach, CA (2012)
*COLONIE CENTER, Albany County, NY (2014) +
Another California-based chain, Seafood City, began operation in San Diego in 1989. Seafood City specializes in Filipino and Asian cuisine and began establishing a shopping mall presence early in the 21st century.
SEAFOOD CITY JUNIOR-ANCHORED SHOPPING CENTERS:
*VALLEJO PLAZA, Vallejo, CA (2003) #
*EAGLE ROCK PLAZA, Los Angeles, CA (2006) +
*WESTFIELD SOUTHCENTER, Tukwila, WA (2010) +
Metcalfe's Market is a Madison, Wisconsin-based chain of three stores. The original location opened, in the Milwaukee suburb of Butler, in 1917. Today, the chain operates an IN-MALL store at Madison's HILLDALE CENTER. It opened, in October 1962, as an A & P, was rebannered as a Sentry Foods in 1975, Metcalfe's Sentry in 1979 and Metcalfe's Market in November 2009.