St. Louis Schnucks location to close next month

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:35 AM

Updated Monday, Apr 14 at 4:38 PM

(KMOV) -- A north St. Louis Schnucks grocery store will close next month, according to officials. 

Company officials say the Schnucks located at Grand and Kossuth near Fairground Park will permanently close at 6 p.m., May 10. 

All 65 employees will be transferred to nearby Schnucks stores.

According to Schnucks President and CEO Todd Schnuck, the 28,000-square-foot store has consistently operated in the red since it was purchased in 1995. “Closing any store is a difficult decision, particularly when we have invested so substantially in the 45-year-old facility including a $200,000 pharmacy remodel just one year ago.  Nothing we’ve done has helped improve the store’s performance.”  

Schnuck says the company will start a sell down of goods before the closing date.

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