Pick ‘n Save store at 1535 East Moreland Boulevard
will close in October.
WAUKESHA — Roundy’s announced Wednesday that it will be
closing its Pick ‘n Save store at 1535 E. Moreland Blvd. on
Oct. 5 after launching several initiatives to keep the
location competitive, but which did not result in the store
meeting the company’s goals. About 80 employees will be
implemented a number of initiatives at the Waukesha Moreland
Pick ‘n Save over time to remain competitive; however, after
careful consideration of the long-term financial performance
of the Waukesha Moreland store, our efforts did not bring
about the results needed to meet our business goals and
objectives,” according to a statement from Roundy’s.
affected employees will be encouraged to apply at other Pick
‘n Save and Metro Market locations, as well as the
Waukesha Mayor Shawn Reilly expressed concern Wednesday.
concerned about those who are losing their jobs and hope
they find as good or better employment quickly,” he said in
“Further, I and the community development director will
reach out to and work with the property owner to hopefully
find an appropriate tenant or reuse for the property.”
said the property is owned by LIG Waukesha, LLC. He said
it’s the first time he has received a notice sent to the
Department of Workforce Development about a mass layoff and
he didn’t like getting it.
Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington Workforce Development Board
staff will provide rapid response services to the affected
recent years, Roundy’s has been joined by other grocery
stores in the Waukesha marketplace, including Woodman’s and
Walmart Neighborhood Market, in addition to Target and
Walmart expanding their grocery selections. In 2016, Meijer
is planning to open a store on Sunset Drive in Waukesha.
There are two Pick ‘n Save stores on Sunset Drive in
Waukesha and another on Silvernail Road on the border of
Waukesha and Pewaukee.
Moreland Pick ‘n Save, whose rear exterior faced Woodman’s
building, underwent a renovation early in 2013, which
included an expanded produce selection and a larger service
meat case. There was also a new full-service bakery, deluxe
salad and soup bar and a dairy department double the size of
what the store had previously.
effort to compete with some of the recent additions to the
local grocery store market, Roundy’s has altered its
advertising to be more Wisconsin-focused.