The new Cub is almost ready to open its doors. Construction crews are adding the final touches and gearing up for the big celebration on Thursday, May 2nd.

Cub has been serving Minnesota communities for over five decades, providing a one-stop shop for all your needs. With 106 stores already in operation, they're adding a new location this Thursday, and to make the grand opening extra special, they're giving away free groceries to the first 250 shoppers.

Cub prides itself on having everything you need under one roof.

Cub's goal is to be the one-stop spot for all your essentials, providing a wide range of products like fresh produce, meats, bakery items, pet supplies, and flowers, with a focus on personalized service.

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Whether you enjoy browsing in-store or prefer the convenience of ordering online for pickup or delivery, Cub has options to suit your preferences. And with the new store open 24 hours, you can shop whenever it suits you best!

Did you know that CUB is an acronym?

The name of Cub originally stood for Consumers United for Buying.

Get ready for a grand celebration on May 2nd as the new Cub store opens its doors in Northwest Rochester.

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The new store will be located next to Costco at the corner of Scott Road and Commercial Dr. Northwest and will include a pharmacy and a massive liquor store featuring a wine-tasting bar.

The first 250 customers at 6:00 AM will receive a complimentary bag of groceries, along with freshly brewed coffee, juice, and donuts to kick off the festivities. Throughout the day, there'll be costume characters, games, surprises, and live demos to keep the fun going.

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