Neil Golub, executive chairman of the Golub Corp. board, said the new Latham Price Chopper will serve as a “standard bearer” that all other stores are measured against.
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continued “We picked the most popular causal dining foods in America,” Golub said.
A cooking school dedicated to Rachael Ray will be up and running when the store is completed, too. An unusual offering Golub would only tease is there will be some sort of “Disney attractions” at the store.
Golub said it’s the “store of the decade” for the company. Since 1968, he has designed stores for the company and around every 10 years he said a major change is made in what stores look like. The plan is to incorporate elements of the Latham store at other locations.
Even with his focus on store offerings, he most often hears about his work outside of the aisles.
“The most common comment that people will make to me is thank you for what you do in the community,” he said. “My wife and myself, and our company, take our community very seriously.”