Fresh & Easy operates more than 180 stores in California, Arizona and Nevada. In addition to fresh prepared meals, meats and produce, we offer everyone’s favorite national brand products and household items, all at unbelievably low prices. Our popular fresh&easy brand products have no artificial colors or flavors, no added trans fats, no high-fructose corn syrup, and only use preservatives when absolutely necessary.
Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market is a chain of grocery stores in the western United States, headquartered in El Segundo, California. It is a subsidiary of Tesco, the world's third largest retailer, based in the United Kingdom. It has plans for rapid growth - the first stores opened in November 2007 and, after a pause in the second quarter of 2008, the opening program recommenced; there are now almost 200 stores in Arizona, California, and Nevada as of December 2012.
10 September 2013 - Tesco has agreed to sell 150 of its Fresh & Easy stores to the investment company Yucaipa Companies.
The British supermarket giant, the world's third largest retailer, has been looking to dispose of its loss-making US food chain for some time.
Tesco did not specify which stores are being transferred to Yucaipa, but it is understood the remaining 50 shops will be closed.