Fresh & Easy to open nine California stores

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market announced plans to open nine California stores in September, bringing fresh, wholesome food at affordable prices to even more neighborhoods. The company said it expects to hire more than 180 employees for these stores and is currently accepting applications for positions on its website at www.freshandeasy.com/joinus.

"We are excited to continue opening stores and hiring in new neighborhoods throughout California," said Fresh & Easy's CEO, Tim Mason.  "Customers don't want to compromise on quality or taste to save money for their families.  That's why we continue to focus on providing access to fresh, wholesome food options at prices our customers can afford, right where they live."