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The Buffalo News reports that Dash’s Market is opening its fourth store in the region, which is described thus:

“Inside the market’s exposed brick interior are sleek, winding cases to display fresh sushi and aged beef. The company’s trademark mix of local, national and specialty items will include an expanded natural and organic food selection, as well as a florist, prepared meals, a wider variety of imported cheeses, and artisan bread made in conjunction with Le Metro bakery.

“The company’s diverse selection, upscale aesthetics and compact floor plan appeal to a middle-and upper-income niche market, and have helped it survive in the face of fierce competition from giant supermarkets such as Wegmans, Tops and Super Wal-Mart.”

The story notes that the store also will have a drive-up window, which will serve both items from the store’s coffee shop as well as “limited items from the ‘Dinner in a Dash’ selection of pre-made meals.”

KC's View:
The paper notes that Dash’s is celebrating 85 years in business, but the drive-up window suggests that you can, indeed, teach an old dog new tricks.