C&K Market

Walterville MarketWALTERVILLE: “This was an 11th hour save for our store,” according to Jerry Swartz, commenting on new ownership for the 13,000 square foot grocery in the Walterville Shopping Center. Only a month ago, the Brookings based C&K Market chain had announced plans to lock the doors to the store on September 8th, saying it wasn’t profitable. That deadline has passed without a shutdown, thanks to brothers Don and Lai Sidhu, who arranged to take over on September 23rd.

Walterville groceryWhen C&K acquired the long-standing grocery at the Walterville Shopping Center in 2006 it became a Ray's Food Place after previously operating as an IGA .

Whose fault is it?

I have to object to the recently reported  decision by C&K Markets that also owns Ray’s Markets to summarily close the storied Walterville Market.
The stated reason that “it has not been profitable for some time.”
Query:  just whose fault is that ?
This is classic of the frank coldness of the takeover scheme that similarly killed GI Joes.

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