The cucumbers that are persian constantly a mob scene. Unattended shopping carts are strewn haphazardly round the perimeter associated with display, producing sort of Thunderdome-esque enclosure. Close up, retirement-eligible shoppers elbow each other while pawing through the heap of veggies, trying to find some magical secret cucumber. Or in other words, a few dozen magical secret cucumbers — at 69 cents a pound, one could afford to stock up.
Welcome to Super King, L.A. ’s many beloved worldwide grocery store.
Recognized for its massive choice of imported items and wallet-friendly prices, Super King views base traffic of almost 200,000 clients per week — it might just take Staples Center 10 evenings to accomplish this sort of volume.
Launched in Anaheim in 1993, this independent, Armenian-owned company now has eight places in Los Angeles and Orange counties. In a market struggling to combat what analysts describe as a “retail apocalypse, ” with stores from major chains shutting and clients increasingly shopping on the web, Super King isn’t only surviving but thriving. Continue reading