Speech to Text for Needler's Fresh Market Grand Opening
Below is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses automated speech to text spelling and grammar may not be accurate.
3 needler's fresh market is now open on the southside of lafayette.people have anticipated the grocery stores opening for two years.news 18's marvin bills is live at the store with how community members are reacting.marvin. 3 jordan the opening of needler's has been highly anticipated.back in february we told you the store was expected to open in april of this year, but the open date was pushed back to today.the owner of needler's fresh market say's better 3late than . 3< it's easy for people to put into words how they're feeling about the grand feeling about how they're feeling about the grand opening of needler's fresh market in lafayette. sondra ellis: "fantastic." michael needler: "appreciative." randy williams: "excitement." shoppers were pleased to see shelves fully stocked as they walked up and down the aisles. sondra ellis: "they had ice. they had three for ten dollars." sondra ellis lives near the grocery store. for two years she'd been going out of her way to shop at meijer. she says she was thrilled to see the doors finally open. sondra ellis: "i would love it myself if i was even closer. because wal-mart is just down the street and i don't even go there." the building used to be a marsh supermarket. that chain filed bankruptcy in 2017. neelder's purchased the building, but left it vacant for 2 years.owner, michael needler says he's glad to have the store up and running. michael needler: "i'm so appreciate of this community and my team that rallied together to come and put our best foot forward to serve this fantastic community." needler says there were big shoes to fill when marsh closed all of its stores in 2017.michael needler: "when we came into the state of indiana we tried to fill some big shoes with all of the marsh clothes that exited." ex-marsh worker randy williams says he stopped by to see the new store and was impressed.randy williams: "i think they have a good facility. they put some money into it.shelves are stocked and they don't seem to be running out of product." williams says needler's will be just fine if they do one thing.randy williams: "stay competitive. that's the name of the game today."> 3 earlier today there were so many people here they ran out of shopping carts.that goes for parking spots as well.if you'd like to take a stop by needler's fresh market you can. it's located at 2250 teal road and will be open until 11 pm. reporting live in lafayette marvin bills, news 18. 3 purdue students returning to campus in a few weeks will be part of few weeks campus in a returning to students purdue 3