Barrier at store counter for prevent spread of COVID-19
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Mike DeNardo
March 25, 2020 - 2:51 pm
Supermarkets, including Acme and Giant, are installing Plexiglas partitions to separate cashiers from customers and to slow the spread of COVID-19. Read more here.
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Jon Roesser, general manager of Weaver’s Way co-op, with Mayor Jim Kenney
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Hadas Kuznits
October 18, 2019 - 1:35 pm
In a brief ceremony at City Hall on Friday morning, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney declared Saturday the inaugural Philly Grocery Co-op Day. Jon Roesser, general manager of Weaver's Way Co-op, says he hopes Co-op Day brings attention to the benefits of shopping at or being a member of a cooperative...
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Jim Melwert
July 04, 2019 - 9:35 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A 48-year-old man pleaded guilty to taking photos up women’s skirts at the Wegmans in Collegeville. Scott Rosenmerkel of Sinking Springs pleaded guilty to invasion of privacy and possession of an instrument of crime. In November 2018, according to charging...
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The newest worker at Giant Food Stores in the area is a robot.
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Ian Bush
March 11, 2019 - 3:40 pm
PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — He puts in 12-hour work days without even taking a paycheck, and the only breaks he takes are to juice up. What's this employee's secret? He's a robot. The newest worker at Giant Food Stores in the area is Marty, a 6-foot-2-inch grey robot with light blue...
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Giant Heirloom Market sign
Giant Food Stores
Ian Bush
February 06, 2019 - 1:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Giant Food Stores is planning to open three more supermarkets in Philadelphia before the end of the year. The grocery stores will be located in University City, at 3401 Chestnut St.; Northern Liberties, at 1002 North Second St., across from Schmidt's Commons; and at...
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FILE - This Tuesday, July 19, 2016, file photo shows the Google logo at the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.
AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File
January 21, 2019 - 3:42 pm
PARIS (AP) — France's data privacy watchdog fined Google 50 million euros ($57 million) on Monday, the first penalty for a U.S. tech giant under new European data privacy rules that took effect last year. The National Data Protection Commission said it fined the U.S. internet giant for "lack of...
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The CEO of the chain that owns several area supermarkets is closing the ShopRite store in West Philadelphia, several blocks from the suburbs, blaming Philadelphia's soda tax. The city and supporters of the beverage tax question his motives.
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Mike Dougherty
January 03, 2019 - 1:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Shop Rite in West Philadelphia is closing, and supermarket owner Jeff Brown blames the soda tax for a drop in sales. Mayor Jim Kenney isn't buying that excuse. "Jeff Brown is a crybaby, basically," Kenney said. "He lives in a double-wide mansion on Rittenhouse...
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Giant Heirloom Market
Giant Food Stores
Mark Abrams
October 04, 2018 - 9:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Giant Food Stores has announced it is building its second store in Philadelphia, preparing for a December opening. The Carlisle-based grocery chain has a number of stores in the Philly suburbs and one inside the city on Grant Avenue in the Northeast. On Thursday,...
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