The last week’s announcement of remodelings, 3 new stores, 3 store closings andÂ $75 million in investment along with 250 additional jobs coming to the region.is reporting that the Scott’s at 5300 Decatur Road is closing February 14th. Â Happy Valentine’s Day! Â The closing was announced to the store’s 64 employees this morning at 9:30 am. Â This is coming on the heels of
The JG states that Kroger’s reasons for the closing are:
- First, the projected cost of remodeling the store to current standards was too high to make it a sound investment.
- Second, the nearby Kroger store was remodeled in 2006 at a cost of $1.7 million.
It also adds that Kroger has stated there will be no other announcements in the short term – whatever that means.
The question now becomes – what will be done with the cornucopia?? Â Will ARCH step in and try to save the sign?