Glen Burnie, MD – ShopRite Glen Burnie is closing its doors.
The grocery store located at the Chesapeake Center on Ritchie Highway will be closing their doors. It will be replaced with At Home, a home decor store who has agreed to sublease the space.
According to a Facebook post by ShopRite Glen Burnie, it stated:
”Following nearly a decade of serving the Glen Burnie community, ShopRite has decided it will close its doors. In spite of an aggressive advertising program, competitive pricing and excellent service provided by all our dedicated associate we have been unable to reach a sustainable level of sales and have decided to close. Although we do not have a definite closing date at this time, we have identified a new tenant for the location. At Home, a texas based home decor superstore has agreed to sublease the space. At Home is a growing company with 180 locations throughout the U.S. We will keep the community updated as we have details on the timing of the closing.”
The ShopRite in Glen Burnie, operated by the Collins Family Market Inc. opened its doors in October 2010 taking over the 85,000 square foot space vacated by KMart.
The closure of ShopRite in Glen Burnie will seriously impact its roughly 134 employees who are expected to be laid off with an expected date of May 24, 2019.
At Home who will be taking over the 85,000 square foot to be vacated by ShopRite already maintain some presence in the state.
With locations in Frederick, Crofton, and Gaithersburg. The Glen Burnie store will be their fourth and second in Anne Arundel County.