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Kroger to close Gassaway store

After what the Kroger Company terms “several years of poor performance and profitability” Kroger annonced last Friday that it will close its store in Gassaway, West Virginia in January 2023, according to a corporate news release.

“Closing a store is a difficult decision and one that we take very seriously. This store’s low financial returns made it unfeasible to continue to operate while still upholding our low-price commitment to our customers,” said Lori Raya, president of Kroger’s Mid-Atlantic Division.

Opened in 1979, the Gassaway Kroger store is approximately 22,900 square . . .

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