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In a statement, Fresh Market said it decided to close these 15 stores after an “organizational analysis and careful consideration of the overall growth strategy and long-term financial performance.” The Greensboro, North Carolina-based grocer said it doesn’t expect any more closings in the foreseeable future.
Larry Appel, the CEO of Fresh Market, said the company has been executing a “turnaround plan” over the last eight months. He said that the stores Fresh Market is closing were “underperforming.”
Appel added that Fresh Market will “work to relocate” employees impacted by the closings.
According to a map on the store's website, it operates 15 stores in Georgia, nine of which are in metro Atlanta.
The Snellville location has been open for almost two and a half years.
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