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Fred's discount stores shuttering more than 150 locations in 13 states

Fred's is closing 159 stores in 13 states. [FACEBOOK]
By Gary Dinges gdinges@gatehousemedia.com
Posted: Apr. 12, 2019 9:14 am

Fred's, a discount chain with locations across the southeastern U.S., said Thursday it will close 159 stores in 13 states.

That's nearly a third of all Fred's stores.

The Memphis, Tenn.-based retailer also announced it would immediately begin clearance sales at another 360 stores as it restructures, according to Atlanta TV station WSB.

A number of other chains have made similar moves in recent months as online merchants such as Amazon continue to take a bite out of traditional brick-and-mortar retailers. 

The stores that are closing are expected to wrap up operations by late May.

"After a careful review, we have made the decision to rationalize our footprint by closing underperforming stores, with a particular focus on locations with shorter duration leases," Fred’s CEO Joseph Anto said in a written statement obtained by WSB. "Most of these stores have near‐term lease expirations and limited remaining lease obligations."

Stores set to close, according to fredsinc.com, are:


  • 1544 GREENBRIER LN ANNISTON AL 36207

  • 13254 HWY 411 BRANCHVILLE AL 35120

  • 1683 CENTER POINT PKWY CENTER POINT AL 35215

  • 710 CHEROKEE PLZ CENTRE AL 35960

  • 621 BOLL WEEVIL CIR ENTERPRISE AL 36330

  • 321 N COURT ST FLORENCE AL 35630

  • 4150 FLORENCE BLVD FLORENCE AL 35634

  • 1200 N MCKENZIE STREET FOLEY AL 36535

  • 1477 SUNSET DR GUNTERSVILLE AL 35976

  • 3317 LORNA RD HOOVER AL 35216

  • 3056 ALLISON BONNETT MEMORIAL DR HUEYTOWN AL 35023

  • 622 CHERRY DR LANETT AL 36863

  • 1549 HIGHWAY 5 S MARION AL 36756

  • 1318 S HIGHWAY 21 BYP MONROEVILLE AL 36460

  • 3077 HIGHWAY 431 ROANOKE AL 36274

  • 13150 HIGHWAY 43 RUSSELLVILLE AL 35653

  • 212 W FORT WILLIAMS ST SYLACAUGA AL 35150

  • 65364 HWY 77 TALLADEGA AL 35160

  • 1401 WOODMONT DR TUSCUMBIA AL 35674

  • 3395 HIGHWAY 5 N BRYANT AR 72019

  • 207 S 2ND ST CABOT AR 72023

  • 245 OAK ST CONWAY AR 72032

  • 1125 MORNINGSIDE DR CONWAY AR 72034

  • 430 S BRADLEY AVE EL DORADO AR 71730

  • 2227 N WASHINGTON ST FORREST CITY AR 72335

  • 617 HIGHWAY 62 65 N HARRISON AR 72601

  • 535 N HERVEY ST HOPE AR 71801

  • 2308 S CARAWAY RD JONESBORO AR 72401

  • 1201 HIGHWAY 71 S MENA AR 71953

  • 509 HWY 62 E. MOUNTAIN HOME AR 72653

  • 1705 MALCOLM AVE NEWPORT AR 72112

  • 1324 W KEISER AVE OSCEOLA AR 72370

  • 1723 W KINGSHIGHWAY PARAGOULD AR 72450

  • 1426 W 1ST ST N PRESCOTT AR 71857

  • 3303 W MAIN PL RUSSELLVILLE AR 72801

  • 2706 E RACE AVE SEARCY AR 72143

  • 1110 E ANTIGO ST STAMPS AR 71860

  • 606 E BROADWAY ST WEST MEMPHIS AR 72301

  • 1014 S HUTCHINSON AVE ADEL GA 31620

  • 1602 E SHOTWELL ST BAINBRIDGE GA 39819

  • 790 VETERANS PKWY BARNESVILLE GA 30204

  • 800 COLUMBIA RD BLAKELY GA 39823

  • 5485 NEW JESUP HWY BRUNSWICK GA 31523

  • 325 CURTIS PKWY SE CALHOUN GA 30701

  • 500 US HIGHWAY 19 S CAMILLA GA 31730

  • 550 N MAIN ST CEDARTOWN GA 30125

  • 156 WANDERWAY DR CLEVELAND GA 30528

  • 102 E 14TH AVE CORDELE GA 31015

  • 6179 HIGHWAY 278 NE COVINGTON GA 30014

  • 7230 HIGHWAY 441 N DILLARD GA 30537

  • 767 VETERANS PARKWAY HINESVILLE GA 31313

  • 970 E CHURCH ST JASPER GA 30143

  • 925 E KING AVE KINGSLAND GA 31548

  • 1550 S ZACH HINTON PKWY MCDONOUGH GA 30253

  • 1315 W SCREVEN ST QUITMAN GA 31643

  • 1426 WEST 1ST NORTH RINGGOLD GA 30736

  • 94 UPPER RIVERDALE RD SW RIVERDALE GA 30274

  • 1916 REDMOND CIR NW ROME GA 30165

  • 411 SMITH ST ROYSTON GA 30662

  • 501 S MAIN ST SWAINSBORO GA 30401

  • 2730 E PINETREE BLVD THOMASVILLE GA 31792

  • 3593 CHATTANOOGA RD TUNNEL HILL GA 30755

  • 9215 HIGHWAY 19 N ZEBULON GA 30295

  • 215 BAILEY LN BENTON IL 62812

  • 3129 CANTON PIKE HOPKINSVILLE KY 42240

  • 928 S 12TH ST MURRAY KY 42071

  • 300 HWY 62 W PRINCETON KY 42445

  • 2385 LAKEWAY DR RUSSELL SPRINGS KY 42642

  • 10710 GREENWELL SPRINGS RD BATON ROUGE LA 70814

  • 5751 SHED RD BOSSIER CITY LA 71111

  • 806 VETERANS DR CARENCRO LA 70520

  • 1801 W MAIN STREET FRANKLIN LA 70538

  • 228 W HIGHWAY 30 GONZALES LA 70737

  • 125 HWY 51 NORTH HAMMOND LA 70401

  • 310 E MAIN ST JONESBORO LA 71251

  • 2490 W CONGRESS ST LAFAYETTE LA 70506

  • 2350 STERLINGTON RD MONROE LA 71203

  • 400 DIXIE PLZ NATCHITOCHES LA 71457

  • 4628 HIGHWAY 28 E PINEVILLE LA 71360

  • 5907 OLD MOORINGSPORT RD SHREVEPORT LA 71107

  • 1114 S MAIN ST MARTINVILLE LA 70582

  • 1514 SAMPSON ST WESTLAKE LA 70669

  • 121A SOUTH SPRIGG STREET CAPE GIRARDEAU MO 63701

  • 441 HIGHWAY 53 POPLAR BLUFF MO 63901

  • 107 N MERIDIAN ST ABERDEEN MS 39730

  • 218 S WHITWORTH AVE BROOKHAVEN MS 39601

  • 7261 S SIWELL RD BYRAM MS 39272

  • 306 E SUNFLOWER RD CLEVELAND MS 38732

  • 520 CENTRAL AVE COLDWATER MS 38618

  • HWY 13 NORTHGATE S/C COLUMBIA MS 39429

  • 304 5TH ST S COLUMBUS MS 39701

  • 201 G ALABAMA ST COLUMBUS MS 39702

  • 2932 HIGHWAY 49 S FLORENCE MS 39073

  • 237 WOODLAND DR FOREST MS 39074

  • 1693 HIGHWAY 90 GAUTIER MS 39553

  • 7616 HIGHWAY 80 GREENVILLE MS 38703

  • 1600 S COLORADO ST GREENVILLE MS 38703

  • 813 W PARK AVE GREENWOOD MS 38930

  • 1000 BROADWAY DR HATTIESBURG MS 39401

  • 148 W VAN DORN AVE HOLLY SPRINGS MS 38635

  • 3031 GOODMAN RD W HORN LAKE MS 38637

  • 225 MEADOWBROOK RD JACKSON MS 39206

  • 540 RAYMOND RD JACKSON MS 39204

  • 302 N MAIN ST LEELAND MS 38756

  • 1700 SIMPSON HWY MAGEE MS 39111

  • 626 22ND AVE S MERIDIAN MS 39301

  • 3176 BIENVILLE BLVD OCEAN SPRINGS MS 39564

  • 2511 INGALLS AVE PASCAGOULA MS 39567

  • 235 GEORGE WALLACE DR PEARL MS 39208

  • 714 PECAN AVE PHILADELPHIA MS 39350

  • 422 W CUNNINGHAM AVE TERRY MS 39170

  • 809 VARSITY DR TUPELO MS 38801

  • 1776 MCCULLOUGH BLVD TUPELO MS 38801

  • 26591 E MAIN ST WEST POINT MS 39773

  • 1200 JERRY CLOWER BLVD YAZOO CITY MS 39194

  • 988 ERWIN RD DUNN NC 28334

  • 1155 N MAIN ST MARION NC 28752

  • 11931 S 226 HWY SPRUCE PINE NC 28777

  • 700 E CHEROKEE ST WAGONER OK 74467

  • 122 E SHOCKY FERRY RD ANDERSON SC 29624

  • 109 CESTRAIN SQ CHESTER SC 29706

  • 105 B JACOBS HWY CLINTON SC 29325

  • 4905 EMERSON ST HODGES SC 29653

  • 9710 HIGHWAY 81 S IVA SC 29655

  • 119 COLLEGE PARK RD LADSON SC 29456

  • 213 W RUTHERFORD ST LANDRUM SC 29356

  • 315 W FRONT ST LIBERTY SC 29657

  • 401 W MARTINTOWN RD NORTH AUGUSTA SC 29841

  • 1180 FIVE CHOP RD ORANGEBURG SC 29115

  • 310 HAMPTON AVE PICKENS SC 29671

  • 337 E MAIN ST BROWNSVILLE TN 38012

  • 390 HIGHWAY 149 CLARKSVILLE TN 37040

  • 450 HWY 72 WEST COLLIERVILLE TN 38017

  • 260 16TH AVE DAYTON TN 37321

  • 1755 DECHERD BLVD DECHERD TN 37324

  • 805 PENNELL LN DYERSBURG TN 38024

  • 420 W MAIN ST GALLATIN TN 37066

  • 230 BROADWAY HARTSVILLE TN 37074

  • 1688 S HIGHLAND AVE JACKSON TN 38301

  • 3600 MAIN ST JASPER TN 37347

  • 230 E GAY ST LEBANON TN 37087

  • 912 N CHANCERY ST MCMINNVILLE TN 37110

  • 211 THREE OAKS DR MEDINA TN 38355

  • 4280 GETWELL RD MEMPHIS TN 38118

  • 5016 OLD SUMMER RD MEMPHIS TN 38122

  • 700 N MAIN ST MT PLEASANT TN 38474

  • 1664 MIDDLE TENNESSEE BLVD MURFREESBORO TN 37130

  • 122 FIVE RIVERS PLAZA WAY NEWPORT TN 37821

  • 850 VOLUNTEER DR PARIS TN 38242

  • 114 W KNIGHT ST PORTLAND TN 37148

  • 1670 W COLLEGE ST PULASKI TN 38478

  • 399 MULBERRY AVE SELMER TN 38375

  • 1130 S MCCRARY ST WOODBURY TN 37190

  • 601 BROADWAY AVE GLADEWATER TX 75647

  • 605 N HENDERSON BLVD KILGORE TX 75662

  • 1601 S MAIN ST LINDALE TX 75771

  • 1000 S MAIN ST MC GREGOR TX 76657

  • 1803 E GENTRY PKWY TYLER TX 75702

  • 1123 STATE HIGHWAY 110 N WHITEHOUSE TX

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