Fresh And Easy

A customer enters a Fresh & Easy grocery store in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Future Of Calif. Fresh & Easy Stores Unclear, Owner Leaving U.S. Market

Tesco, Britain’s largest retailer by sales, is to pull out of the U.S., selling off its lossmaking Fresh & Easy supermarket chain after it failed to transfer its winning formula from the U.K. to the western states.


In the wake of Candlestick violence, SF BayView and Hunters Point religous and community leaders called on grocers to eliminate alcohol access - their focus is primarily a soon-to-open store "Fresh and Easy." They also want the store to commit to local jobs. August 23, 2011. (KCBS/Margie Shafer)

San Francisco Grocery Store Under Fire Over Easy Alcohol Access

Residents are concerned about the soon-to-open Fresh and Easy’s alcohol policy and hiring practices.