Fred’s to Close 104 More Stores in the Southeast




Discount retailer Fred’s is closing another 104 stores in 13 states by the end of June. This follows the closure of 159 Fred’s stores in April.

Many of the stores to be closed are located in small towns in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.

Fred’s, which has been in operation since 1947, started off the year with 557 stores, mostly in the southeastern U.S., but will have less than 300 after the 2nd round of store closures is complete. Fred’s sold its pharmacy patient records to Walgreen’s in 2018.

Stores that are closing in South Georgia and Southeast Alabama include:

Alabama

Dothan: 2146 S Oates St.

Georgia

Albany: 1001 N Slappey Blvd.
Leesburg: 118 Robert B Lee Drive
Moultrie: 2601 S Main St.
Ocilla: 224 E 4th St.
Tifton: 1442 Tift Ave. N
Valdosta: 4401 Bemiss Road

Click here for a full list of the 2nd round of Fred’s stores being closed.




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