DAYTON, Ohio — Before Kroger Co. opened the doors of a new store here featuring its new Fresh Fare format on Thursday, a large crowd had begun lining up outside by 3:30 in the morning, a local resident told SN. The Kroger Fresh Fare replaces a former traditional Kroger unit that had closed. There were planned giveaways like $10 gift certificates and sausage sandwiches planned for the first 300 people to enter, but part of the crush to get in to see the new format was probably spurred by a ...

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