Wild Oats Exits Arizona Henry's

BOULDER, Colo. Wild Oats Markets here last week said it would close all five of its Henry's Farmers Market stores in Arizona, abandon a sixth under construction there, and close three underperforming Wild Oats stores. The closures, set for Dec. 16, will result in charges of $25.5 million to the company's fourth-quarter financial results, but savings the closings provide would allow Wild Oats to reinvest

BOULDER, Colo. — Wild Oats Markets here last week said it would close all five of its Henry's Farmers Market stores in Arizona, abandon a sixth under construction there, and close three underperforming Wild Oats stores.

The closures, set for Dec. 16, will result in charges of $25.5 million to the company's fourth-quarter financial results, but savings the closings provide would allow Wild Oats to reinvest in existing stores and build new ones, the retailer said.

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