New ‘Lifestyle’ Marsh offers a different look

“Kristi Speheger was taken aback the first time she walked into the new Marsh supermarket in the Traders Point Retail Center on West 86th Street. ‘It was so different the first time we came in here, it was a little bit disorienting,’ she said. Jodi Marsh, the grocery chain’s vice president for community relations, said company executives hear that a lot. And the reason is simple. The store, which is just off I-465 on the Northwestside, is organized in a completely different way than the traditional grocery store. Instead of a design that features aisles that shoppers walk up and down, this Marsh — along with two other new ‘Lifestyle’ stores in Noblesville and Fort Wayne — features a central courtyard surrounded by specific departments.”