Ukrop’s to Close Roanoke Pharmacy

The pharmacy department of Ukrop’s only supermarket in this city will close on Saturday, a store official said.

ROANOKE, Va. — The pharmacy department of Ukrop’s only supermarket in this city will close on Saturday, a store official said.

Published reports this week said the department was closing because “there were not enough new prescriptions to make it worthwhile.”

The Roanoke store — Ukrop’s first to open outside of its home market in Richmond, Va. — is said to be struggling in part due to slow leasing at the shopping center where it is located.

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