Long John Silvers in Marshalltown closes!
by KIX101.1 /1230 KFJB News Department
posted Jun 11 2014 10:16AM
The Long John Silvers Seafood shop in Marshalltown has been closed and 11 people are out of work.
The store was located on South Center Street in Marshalltown.
Richard Levitt is Chairman of the Board of Nellis Management Company out of Urbandale a firm that manages 31 L-J-S stores, he says the Marshalltown closure is among 15 other stores that are being closed.
He says sales volume was a factor as well as negative publicity related to using transfat oil to prepare products even though the company switched to using a non transfat method of preparation.