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Fresh & Easy, UK-based Tesco’s 10,000-square-foot grocery concept in the US, had booming same-store sales growth in its latest quarter, up 30% to 40% year over year, company officials recently reported.The chain is still growing, too. Tesco’s management is planning 60 new stores this year, bringing its total to 170 by the end of the fiscal year.Fresh & Easy has a place on its Web site where developers can submit requests for a new store. Here is a map with its current locations.However, one analyst following Tesco, Sam Hart at Charles Stanley & Co in London says: “There have been quite significant teething problems at Fresh & Easy. In the near term the jury will remain out.”Does Fresh & Easy seem to be taking off in your area? Or have stores seemed to lag?

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