Dominick's to Shut 14 Locations

OAK BROOK, Ill. Safeway's store may rescue its Dominick's franchise, but not every Dominick's location. Dominick's here said it will close 14 money-losing Dominick's stores by April, while proceeding with plans to renovate 20 stores and build at least one new store during 2007. Observers said the stores marked for closing appear to be located in neighborhoods that wouldn't support the lifestyle concept,

OAK BROOK, Ill. — Safeway's “lifestyle” store may rescue its Dominick's franchise, but not every Dominick's location.

Dominick's here said it will close 14 money-losing Dominick's stores by April, while proceeding with plans to renovate 20 stores and build at least one new store during 2007.

Observers said the stores marked for closing appear to be located in neighborhoods that wouldn't support the lifestyle concept, which Safeway is using to reposition its stores natio

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