Costco opens in Spain
New York — Costco Wholesale Corp. has opened its first store in continental Europe, a 140,000-sq.-ft. location in Seville, Spain.
Costco will follow it up with a store in Madrid, according to media reports.
Lego opens new Legoland Discovery Center in Massachusetts May 23
Billund, Denmark – The Lego Group opens a new Legoland Discovery Center store at Assembly Row in Somerville, Massachusetts, on May 23. The 44.000-sq.-ft. store will include two Lego rides, a 4-D cinema, and a large soft play area.
It will feature 11 attractions in total and be the sixth Legoland Discovery Center in the U.S. and 10th worldwide. The store is aimed at children ages 3-10, but minors must be accompanied by an adult.
Whole Foods opens Oregon store May 21
Austin, Texas – Whole Foods Market is thrilled opens a new location at Greenway Town Center in Tigard, Oregon, on May 21. The store will feature products from local producers, a community art installation, LED lighting, recycled building materials, a fire pit, and a three-season outdoor seating area for about 60 customers.
"We designed our Greenway store to cater specifically to the families and residents of this community," said Whole Foods Market regional president Joe Rogoff. "We hope this store will become a community gathering place, and a destination for high-quality, affordable food with a focus on local, healthy, organic and fresh."