Safeway Albertsons closures

Two grocery stores are closing in the East Valley. 

MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS5) -- Two grocery stores will be closing in the East Valley.

The Safeway at 2740 E. University Drive (Lindsay/University) in Mesa and the Albertsons at 750 E. Guadalupe (Rural/Guadalupe) are scheduled to close.

Both stores are scheduled to close in mid-May. An exact date has not been identified.

A spokesperson for Albertsons/Safeway said “the decision was difficult and involved a lengthy evaluation.”

Employees at these stores will be offered transfers to other locations.

 


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(3) comments

Robs

I suppose they are going to blame the internet for not having a store on every corner like the alcohol shops in the ghettos who take food stamps

Tony

The only surprise is that there are a lot more Albertsons and Safeways closing. Their prices are astoundenly through the roof when compared to Walmart or Winco. When you go to an Albertson's for a soda special i.e. 77 cents for Pepsi or Coke, they try to upsale the price at the register. In other words over charge you at the register.

slab1911

Works for me. I shopped the Safeway a few months ago and walked out without buying anything. Selection sucked and the employees just stood around and jabbered between themselves.

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