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Foxtrot Market Unveils Plans for National Expansion

Chicago-based Foxtrot Market, an upscale convenience store that began as a strictly digital merchant, announced expansion plans Tuesday that will more than quadruple its current store count. Currently operating 13 stores in Chicago, Dallas and Washington, DC, Foxtrot will add 50 locations in New York City, Austin, Boston, Miami, Los Angeles and Houston. 

The new locations will have larger footprints than the earliest physical stores. They’ll also feature on-premises dining, enhanced café menus and in-store merchandising that leans into and anticipates trends landscape, according to Foxtrot.

“We first introduced ourselves to customers through online only, rapid-delivery of our dream convenience store,” said Mike LaVitola, co-founder and CEO of Foxtrot. “In the years since, we’ve realized the pivotal role the physical shops play within neighborhoods. There’s no better way to spark discovery than by browsing shelves, and no better platform to elevate local makers than giving them a home in the neighborhood.”


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About Paul Bubny

Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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