ID=9377755Even though REI announced it will open in Knoxville next month, Whole Foods says its store in the same area will not open until next year.

That shopping center is Papermill Plaza where Papermill meets Kingston Pike.

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Whole Foods says the store is still expecting an "early 2015" opening date. The store doesn't usually release the target opening date until three to four weeks away. It could open as late as spring 2015.

REI, an outdoor gear retailer, announced its opening date as October 24th. Ulta will also go up in that shopping center.