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Lowes Foods closing Cary store, 3 others statewide

Posted August 12, 2014

Lowes Foods

— Lowes Foods announced Tuesday that it would close four stores across the state, including a Cary store. The grocer has two other Cary stores which will be unaffected by the change.

The stores, which the announcement describes as "under-performing," will be closed by Sept. 19 and staff offered positions at other stores in the chain where possible, Lowes said.

The stores going out of business are:

3480 Kildaire Farm Road in Cary

247 Mount Jefferson Park Road in West Jefferson

1145 E. Marion St. in Shelby

401 Cox Road in Gastonia.

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  • sbr1963 Aug 13, 2014

    I used to shop at the Lowes Foods in Cary that is closing, but got tired of them not having products and their employees not attending to customers. Went in one time to find one lane open. I went to get in line only to be told by the cashier she was going on break. Leaving no open registers. Never went back. Started going to the Wellington location on Tryon and Cary Parkway and have been extremely pleased with their service and selection. It does not surprise me that this store is closing.

  • bubbaOK Aug 13, 2014

    I rejoice seeing the day when negative comments about the poor FL treatment are published. I've cried for years, prayed, & wept anyone would hear my grief and take this burden away.

  • mike275132 Aug 13, 2014

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    Ah Yes, all the Obama voters are major stock holders.

    Just like the 1%-ers who run the Democrat Plantation

  • mcorson2 Aug 13, 2014

    oh, i can't wait for publix! i hope they will be as good as they are in Fla.

  • glarg Aug 13, 2014

    "Pray tell according to your logic, if he has nothing to do with the stock markets upswing, how does he have anything to do with the downswing of economies of scale?"

    Quantitative Easing has greatly rebalanced portfolios to a equity heavy mix. That has increased prices.

  • disgusted2010 Aug 13, 2014

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    This is a tasteless and elitist post. Do you get a crick in your neck looking down your nose at the "little people?"

  • bubbaOK Aug 13, 2014

    Grocery business isn't personalities if that's what you're hoping for. What's on the shelves, and what specialties are perfuming the aisles. I just got back fr Canada, checked the grocers -initially most products are a little different fr ours, more costly, fewer specials, with a Yukon cabin feel.
    Lots of groceries sold at special provisioners but the two major grocers were Metro and Loblaws -gasp. Hhhhmmmmn!

  • balog Aug 13, 2014

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    Pray tell according to your logic, if he has nothing to do with the stock markets upswing, how does he have anything to do with the downswing of economies of scale?

    That is the paradox of the argument from the right - its his fault when things are bad but has nothing to do with the times when they are good.

    Sorry bud, that logic is lunacy.

  • Stilllearnin Aug 13, 2014

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    And pray tell how Obama has anything to do with the overall performance of the stock market?

  • balog Aug 13, 2014

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    Yup, just look at how poorly the stock market is doing.
    Because stores that underperform always live on except under obama. It really has NOTHING to do with the over saturation of shopping centers in the triangle area where you can't throw rock in any one direction with out hitting a new construction site for yet another shopping center.
    All in "Obama's Despression"
    Really.

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