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Joe Coulombe, founder of Trader Joe’s, dies aged 89 | US news

Joe Coulombe in 1985.

Joe Coulombe, who created Trader Joe’s with a vision that college-educated but poorly paid young people would flock to a store that stocked healthy foods at bargain prices, died late on Friday. He was 89. Coulombe, who opened his first Trader Joes in Pasadena, California, in 1967, died following a …

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Joe Coulombe, founder of Trader Joe’s, dies

Joe Coulombe, founder of Trader Joe's, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Coulombe envisioned a new generation of young grocery shoppers emerging in the 1960s, one that wanted healthy, tasty, high-quality food they couldn’t find in most supermarkets and couldn’t afford to buy in the few high-end gourmet outlets. So he found a new way to bring …

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Trader Joe’s founder Joe Coulombe dies at 89

Trader Joe's founder Joe Coulombe dies at 89

LOS ANGELES — Joe Coulombe envisioned a new generation of young grocery shoppers emerging in the 1960s, one that wanted healthy, tasty, high-quality food they couldn’t find in most supermarkets and couldn’t afford to buy in the few high-end gourmet outlets. So he found a new way to bring everything …

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Joe Coulombe, founder of popular Trader Joe’s markets, dies

Joe Coulombe, founder of popular Trader Joe’s markets, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Coulombe envisioned a new generation of young grocery shoppers emerging in the 1960s, one that wanted healthy, tasty, high-quality food they couldn’t find in most supermarkets and couldn’t afford to buy in the few high-end gourmet outlets. So he found a new way to bring …

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