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Marion Straub's should benefit from Larned store closure

Staff writer

Straub International recently announced the closure of its Larned location, a move officials say should strengthen the company, including Marion’s Straub outlet.

“With the downturn in the industry, we thought we just needed to cut some expense,” president Ron Straub said, “and the 17 miles apart that we are between stores in Larned and Great Bend didn’t make the best economic sense.”

Closing the Larned location should benefit Marion, as well as the company’s other stores in Hutchinson, Pratt, Salina, and Wichita, Straub said.

“What it will do is just make our corporation stronger,” Straub said, “and allow the Marion location to continue to work within our company.”

Last modified Jan. 21, 2016