Bashas to close more stores this summer

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CHANDLER -- Bashas' isn't just cutting prices, it's cutting stores.

The Chandler-based company announced that will be closing more locations this summer, but it did not say exactly how many or where.

The stores at Cooper and Ray roads and Baseline and Greenfield roads are slated to shut their doors on Tuesday, July 21.

The other closures are also schedule for mid-month.

Bashas' representatives said the affected stores are under-performing and that it's not practical to keep them open in this struggling economy.

The company, which has the tag line "You can always depend on family," closed five stores in February.