FARMER JACK PLANS CLOSINGS, REMODELS

DETROIT -- Farmer Jack here, a division of A&P, Montvale, N.J., said it will build three new stores and close four units in the Detroit metro area and seek to reduce its labor costs in the market, where it is reported to have been struggling.er Jack also said it will offer a voluntary severance incentive program to up to 400 union employees in southeastern Michigan. The company said the program was

DETROIT -- Farmer Jack here, a division of A&P, Montvale, N.J., said it will build three new stores and close four units in the Detroit metro area and seek to reduce its labor costs in the market, where it is reported to have been struggling.

er Jack also said it will offer a voluntary severance incentive program to up to 400 union employees in southeastern Michigan. The company said the program was developed in coordination with United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 876, Madison Heights, Mich.