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Foxtrot Opens in D.C.’s Navy Yard Neighborhood

New location is hybrid retailer’s 8th DMV-area store
Photograph courtesy of Foxtrot

Foxtrot’s wave of expansion in Washington, D.C., just got bigger.

The hybrid convenience store, cafe and delivery market opened on May 26 in the Navy Yard neighborhood, the chain’s eighth Washington, D.C./Maryland/Virginia (DMV)-area location.

As part of the store’s opening celebration, the Chicago-based chain offered a $10 credit and other discounts and gave away free tote bags and more for shoppers who downloaded and used the Foxtrot app.

Developed by Foxtrot’s in-house design team in partnership with architect NAHRA, the new, 3,760-square-foot location features hand painted signage by Chicago Sign Systems and Caswell Sign & Design, found objects by Zap Props, custom lighting by hollis + morris, store fixtures by JSI and LSI, and furniture by Crow works.

Foxtrot carries more than 150 local products from more than 50 local makers and will continue to add new brands to its shelves, the retailer said. Local brands include Nightingale ice cream, Ceremony Coffee, Anchor Beer, Little Sesame hummus and more.

Foxtrot’s all-day café offerings include seasonal café drinks, smoothies, breakfast tacos, chef-prepared salads and bowls, and grab-and-go meals for lunch and dinner. The store also features local craft beers and wines selected by an in-house sommelier, as well as everyday grocery essentials. The store offers delivery and pickup.

Founded by Mike LaVitola and Taylor Bloom in 2014, Foxtrot now operates 26 locations in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Dallas and Austin, Texas, with plans to continue expansion in both existing and new markets this fall.

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