“Whether they’re located here in New York
City, online or at a Kroger shop, the most
important value that defines everything we do
is the customer experience,” Chubbuck says.
“No matter where they’re shopping with us,
we want Murray’s customers to have a shopping
experience delivered by enthusiastic associates
who proactively share their product knowledge
with shoppers in a well-merchandised store,”
she says. “Like Kroger, Murray’s is, and always
will be, committed to going above and beyond
for our customers.”
Keeping It Real
In addition to its vast and incredible selection
of cheese and cheese accompaniments and its
knowledgeable and exuberant customer service, the original Murray’s Cheese became a
destination in part because of its combination
of bustling old-world charm and dynamic sense
• Murray’s Cheese has been in business for more than 75 years.
• Its original Bleecker Street location opened in 1940.
• A second Murray’s outpost opened in Grand Central Terminal in 2002.
• Its businesses also include a wholesale team that sells to more than
600 restaurants and hotels.
• There are 408 Murray’s Cheese shops in Kroger stores, with an
additional 40 slated to open this year.
• Approximately 1,200 Kroger employees work in Murray’s shops.
• More than 175 cheese varieties are available from Murray’s.
• Murray’s ships cheese to all 50 states from its cheese caves in Long
Island City, N. Y.
• Last year, Murray’s Cheese reportedly sold more than 500,000 pounds
of cheese in New York alone.
• Five additional Murray’s ventures include its e-commerce business,
year-round educational programs, a full-service restaurant, catering
and cheese-aging caves.