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By Brandon Brown | Phoenix Business Journal
Kroger Co., the nation’s largest operator of traditional supermarkets and parent company of Fry’s Food Stores, is set to build an $89 million high-tech warehouse in Phoenix that will fulfill online grocery orders.
Construction on the 222,850-square-foot building, which will be equipped with a series of robots with artificial intelligence, is expected to start this year. Once complete, Kroger (NYSE: KR) and Fry’s expect the warehouse – which the company refers to as a “Customer Fulfillment Center” or CFC – to change how it does online grocery delivery orders.
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