Kroger to build new store at former Kmart site in Riverside

4 May 2021

Kroger announced plans to open a new store at the site of a former Kmart.

The store will be at 601 Woodman Drive in Riverside. ½

“This new Kroger store is a game-changer for our community,” said Gary Burkholder, Riverside community development director. “The city thanks Kroger and their entire team for their commitment to reinvest in Riverside.”

The store is expected to employed about 160 people. Those interested in working for Kroger can visit

“Kroger is proud to bring a fresh and friendly customer experience to the Riverside community,” said Erin Rolfes, corporate affairs manager of the Cincinnati/Dayton division of Kroger. “We believe Fresh for Everyone means having the right products our customers need when they need them. This new store is a great step toward that goal.”

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