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1,500 Layoffs If No Buyer For Remaining Shop 'n Save Stores

Schnucks bought 19 Shop 'n Save stores, but the future of 17 remains unclear.

September 20, 2018 - 5:29 pm
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ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - SuperValu is preparing roughly 1,500 of its employees for what's next if a buyer doesn't step in to buy the remaining Shop 'n Save stores not purchased by Schnucks.
 
Schnucks bought 19 of those stores, but the future of 17 remains unclear. A buyer has until November to step in - the stores officially close November 19, and the Hazelwood distribution center shuts down December 14.
 
If a buyer doesn't step forward, those 1,500 employees will be laid off. 
 
Those working in stores acquired by Schnucks can get jobs with the new company, pending background checks.