CHANDLER, Ariz. — Bashas' here has shuttered five stores — including its prototype Ike's Farmer's Market location — and eliminated 350 positions as it struggles with a difficult operating environment in Arizona, the chain's president told SN last week. “We have to lower our costs to continue to compete as effectively as we can,” said Mike Proulx, Bashas' president. “We're just being prudent operators.” The privately owned company, which operates about 160 locations, mostly in Arizona, is ...
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