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WinCo Foods reportedly plans to open its first store in Montana, as it has filed plans to build an 88,000 square foot store in Billings.

The Billings Gazette writes that WinCo - which currently has 113 stores, will demolish the existing building, which used to be occupied by Kmart, and build from the ground up. Construction is slated to begin later this year.

WinCo Foods is an employee-owned company with 113 stores in Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas,[6] Utah, and Washington.
KC's View:
Great company, as Billings shoppers soon will find out. They’re incredibly sharp on price, win pretty much every price war in which it engages, and has people in its stores who act like they own the place … because they do. That’s an enormous advantage.