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Albertson’s closings locations clarified

Albertson’s today clarified the location of four South Sound stores it plans to close before Dec. 1.

Those grocery store closings are among 60 nationwide announced by Albertson’s parent company, Supervalu, Wednesday.

In addition to the four South Sound Albertson’s, Supervalu is closing two Save-A-Lot stores in the region. Those stores are located on Pacific Avenue in Tacoma and in Port Orchard. Save-A-Lot is a Supervalu subsidiary as is Alberston’s.

Albertson’s spokeswoman Lilia Rodriguez said one of the stores destined for closure was wrongly identified in the company’s computer system as being in Sumner. There is no Albertson’s in Sumner.

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Save-A-Lot in Tacoma, Albertson’s in Lacey and Sumner among grocery stores parent company Supervalu plans to close

Minnesota-based Supervalu Inc. said today it plans to close 60 underperforming stores nationwide including eight in the Puget Sound area. Five of those eight are in the South Sound.

Among those stores are Save-A-Lots at 9820 Pacific Ave. in Tacoma and in Port Orchard. The Save-A-Lot at 1105 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Tacoma’s Hilltop business district will remain open, said Save-A-Lot spokeswoman Chon Tomlin.

The chain will also close Albertson’s supermarkets in Lacey, Sumner, Auburn, Kent, Marysville and Kirkland, said Albertson’s spokeswoman Lilia Rodriguez. The workers in those stores, most covered by union contracts, will receive severance benefits

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