Say goodbye to Albertson’s. The supermarket chain is closing thirteen of its seventeen Florida stores including several Sun Coast locations. Albertson’s says the closings are part of a move to eliminate unprofitable stores and concentrate on those that are financially solid. The closings will affect around eleven-hundred employees, most of whom will not be able to transfer to other Florida stores. Albertson’s store closing in our area include those on Lockwood Ridge Road in Venice; Venice Bypass in Venice and on West Manatee Avenue in Bradenton.