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Old 06-03-2012, 01:14 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I would love to see a Trader Joe's in the CU area and I know that attempts have been made in the past to encourage the company to build a store here.  I've heard that these attempts have been unsuccessful because the company believes the community is too small and/or too transient.  If this is truly the biggest issue, then I'd like to show TJ's just how many people would be interested in a store here in CU.  I've created a petition on change.org and am trying to get as many people to sign it as possible.  If you'd like a Trader Joe's here, then please sign and please pass the link along to others who might be interested and post to FaceBook and other list servs.  If you have others ideas about where to promote the petition, please let me know!  I'd especially like this to circulate on the UI campus somehow.

 
 
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Old 06-26-2012, 11:19 AM
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Nice initiative so I thought I'd bump for attention. Any progress? 


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Old 06-27-2012, 07:32 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Yes!  We have over 1800 signatures, several interested developers, a Twitter feed, and a new blog!  http://traderjoes4cu.wordpress.com/

 

If anyone reading this is local, please check out the blog, leave comments, sign the petition, and get involved if you'd like to see a TJ's in CU!


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