Beginning today, Fresh & Easy Buzz will be reporting Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market's total store count as 155, to reflect Tesco's closure of 13 stores, which is official today. The previous tore-count was 168.
[See - October 24, 2010: Tesco's Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market On Track to Close 13 Stores By November 2, 2010]
The 13 under-performing Fresh & Easy stores, which Tesco announced on October 5, 2010 it would close by today, are located in Metropolitan Las Vegas, Nevada (six units); Metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona (six units); and Southern California (one unit).
[See - October 5, 2010: Philip Clarke's Early Welcome to America: Tesco Logs $151 Million Half-Year Loss For Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market]
Click here for the locations of the 13 closed stores. We have a permanent link - 13 Closing Fresh & Easy Stores List - at the top of the blog as well.
Below is a breakdown by market region of the 155 Fresh & Easy stores:
= 92 units
Central Valley, California/Bakersfield Metro Region
= 7 units
Central Valley, California/Fresno Metro Region
= 7 units
Metro Las Vegas, Nevada
= 21 units
Metro Phoenix, Arizona
= 155 units