The Des Moines QFC – located at 21815 Marine View Drive South – will be closing for good on May 25th, according to store Manager Tina Stunns. “This is related to a lease issue, so management has decided to close the store,” Stunns told The Waterland Blog Sunday (April 7). This QFC has been in business for at least 20 years. Stunns will learn more at a staff meeting on Monday, but added:

“All associates will be taken care of by QFC – they will be offered positions. QFC takes excellent care of its employees.
“This is awful that the heart of the city is losing a valuable service,” resident Beverly Walker said. “All the boaters that come to stock up for their trips out. Those looking for a nice lunch to take to beach park or the waterfront. All of our senior citizen that shop their will now have to travel further. I think the city should step in to help save this grocery store!” We are still researching this story, and will update as we learn more…
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