BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- Sunday was the grand opening of Meijer in Bowling Green.
Many of the shoppers said they had never been inside a Meijer before.
The store gave gift cards to the first 500 customers early Sunday morning and had several specials available to celebrate its opening.
Shoppers said they are glad to have more options in Bowling Green now.
"Customers really appreciate the wide aisles, the great variety, our produce -- fresh produce you always get at Meijer. We have deliveries seven days a week, so you always get fresh produce. Of course, nonetheless, our great customer service -- service with a smile. We really care that you're here," said Bill Thompson, the store director.
He said Meijer was non-stop busy all day.