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Shoppers sorry to see Giant Eagle stores close

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Grocery chain Giant Eagle will soon shut the doors at its Northwest Ohio stores, leaving 200 people out of work and customers disappointed.

The shoppers say they will miss the stores' coupons and the Fuel Perks program that allowed customers to save at the chain's gas stations.

Toledo is a competitive area from grocery chains. Both the Giant Eagle location in Sylvania Township and the one in Rossford are within 2 miles of Meijer, Kroger and Walmart stores.

When asked how she felt about the closing, Pay Davis responded, "Devastated. I haven't shopped at another supermarket since this one opened."

Pay says Giant Eagle had the freshest produce she'd ever encountered.

Doug Russ will miss the discounts at the pump. "We were big fans of the gas perks. We used it all the time. Got a lot of free tanks of gas. That's one of the main reasons we shop here. I guess we have to go to Kroger now."

 

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