Daily Breeze -- LOS ANGELES - The parent company of Albertsons announced plans today to close 27 of its under-performing grocery stores across the country, including 19 in Southern California.
"These decisions are never easy because of the impact a store closure has on our team members, our customers and our communities," said Wayne Sales, president/CEO of Supervalu Inc. "Today's announcement reflects our commitment to move with a greater sense of urgency to reduce costs and improve shareholder value."
A statement from Supervalu indicated that the stores being closed are either under-performing or "non-strategic."
Most of the affected stores are expected to be closed by December.
Supervalu plans to close 60 of its stores nationally, including 22 Save- A-Lot stores, four ACME stores and a Jewel-Osco location.
All stores listed are expected to close by December.
• Mesmer & Jefferson, Culver City, CA (already closed)
• 7th & Redondo, Long Beach, CA
• Harbor & Garden Grove Blvd., Garden Grove, CA
• Harbor Blvd. & Imperial Hwy., Fullerton, CA
• Dale & La Palma, Buena Park, CA
• Brookhurst & Katella, Anaheim, CA
• Baldwin Hills, Los Angeles, CA
• Central & Chevy Chase, Glendale, CA
• Devonshire & Reseda, Northridge, CA
• Van Nuys & Sherman, Van Nuys, CA
• Bear Valley & Amethyst Roads, Victorville, CA
• Pigeon Pass & Ironwood, Moreno Valley, CA
• Colima & Fairway Drive, Rowland Heights, CA
• Hamner Ave & Hidden Valley Pkw., Norco, CA
• Grove Ave & Walnut Street, Ontario, CA
• Limonite & Clay, Riverside, CA
• Colima Road, Hacienda Heights, CA
• Amar & Nogales, Walnut, CA
• Azusa & Cypress, Covina, CA