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Meijer set to close stores in Berwyn, Melrose Park

Mar 22, 2017 - Chicago Tribune

Meijer plans to close grocery stores in Berwyn and Melrose Park this summer because of lagging sales, the company said Tuesday.

The Berwyn store, which opened in 2012, and the Melrose Park location, open since 2011, will close June 17, according to a Meijer news release. About 300 employees will be affected by the store closings, though some will find employment at other Meijer stores in the area.

Spokesman Frank Guglielmi said both stores were underperforming in terms of sales volum...