By Catherine Douglas Moran and Jeff Wells
Source: Grocery Dive

  • Kroger is closing three spoke facilities as part of its e-commerce hub-and-spoke network with Ocado on May 25, a spokesperson for the grocer confirmed Wednesday.
  • The soon-to-be-shuttered facilities are in Opa-locka in South Florida, and San Antonio and Austin, Texas.
  • “Despite our best efforts, including the support from new customers, learnings from other locations and the incredible work of our associates, the Miami, Florida, San Antonio, Texas and Austin, Texas facilities did not meet the benchmarks we set for success,”  Kroger spokesperson April Martin said in an emailed statement.

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