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Letter: Grocer didn’t consider parking

The Stop & Shop has announced that its

The Stop & Shop has announced that its store in Freeport, seen here on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, will be closing. Photo Credit: Danielle Finkelstein

The article “Stop & Shop closing Freeport store next month” [Business, Jan. 14] didn’t mention that parking at the grocery’s Merrick location is terrible.

The decision to close the Freeport store because of operating performance was business driven. However, now the Merrick location may have to handle the overflow of Freeport customers. Clearly the Merrick location will be stressed.

Ed McCormack, Merrick