DENVER - Safeway officials have announced they are closing nine grocery stores in the Denver metro area.
The nine locations slated for closure on June 13 are:
Safeway Spokeswoman Kris Staaf said Saturday the stores will be closed by June 13.
Safeway officials say they have been evaluating operations at the stores extensively, considering ways to improve performance, for more than a year.
Staaf says the stores that are closing are not profitable and efforts will be made to place employees at other stores.