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The Sacramento Business Journal reports that Raley's there has converted an older store that had been replaced by a new unit into a dark store that it can use as an e-commerce fulfillment center.

The reason:  The coronavirus pandemic created enough demand that it made sense to use the location as a micro-fulfillment center rather than lease it out to another retailer.  (Which might've  been problematic anyway considering the impact that the pandemic has had on bricks-and-mortar retail.)

KC's View:

Smart.  Very smart.

What'll be interesting will be if demand remains high enough to compel Raley's to keep the unity as  a dark store.