The residents of Compton, California have a new reason to be proud. A woman named Kia Patterson has become the city’s first black independent owner/operator of a grocery store called “The Grocery Outlet.”
One of the biggest initiatives Kia hopes to bring with the opening of her store is to provide organic produce at a bargain price compared to other stores in the area.
In a brief interview, Kia explains that store opened it’s doors just two short months ago. Though the store is new, she’s a veteran in the industry. She worked at Smart & Final for years until she decided to open a store of her own.
As a community, let’s help support Kia keep “The Grocery Outlet” up and running! If you’d like to stop by and shop, the store is located at 2175 W. Rosecrans Ave Compton, Ca. 90220.
A huge salute to you Kia!
TSR Staff: Tanya P.! @tanyaxpayne