A Kenmore group was unsuccessful in its campaign to convince the company to open a store in the village.
Trader Joe's has more than 350 locations in nine states, including a Rochester store that opened in October.
The California-based company is known for its private label, gourmet, and organic foods and household items. The company has gained notoriety for its environmentally-friendly practices, workers dressed in Hawaiian shirts, and the popular discount wine known as "Two Buck Chuck."
The Amherst outlet is expected to open its doors sometime this year.