Fresh & Easy stores in Wasco, Delano closing Sept. 20, employees laid off after chain sold
Chain is under new ownership
Last Updated: 84 days ago
DELANO, Calif. - The grocery store chain Fresh & Easy is closing locations in Delano and Wasco, according to store employees.
The grocery store chain is under new American ownership, announced Tuesday.
The two stores will close Sept. 20.
The Delano store is at 611 Cecil Avenue and will close. The Wasco store is at 1304 Hwy 46 .
An employee at the Wasco location, who did not wish to be identified, said that the nine employees at the location are being laid off.
The employee said when the Fresh & Easy store in Bakersfield at South H Street and Planz Road closed in December, all employees were offered transfers to other stores.
An employee at the Delano location declined to comment, except to say that the store is closing and other inquiries could be directed to corporate.
They are selling their products at 25% off to reduce inventory.
An employee at one Bakersfield location said no stores in town are closing.
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