grocery store

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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Acme
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Steve Tawa
January 08, 2019 - 12:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Malvern-based Acme Markets is closing its Main Line location on Youngsford Road in Gladwyne. Acme acquired the Gladwyne location in a 2015 deal, purchasing the Superfresh there, along with dozens of stores from parent company A&P, when that storied chain declared...
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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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Steve Tawa
January 02, 2019 - 7:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The CEO of a chain of more than a dozen ShopRites and Fresh Grocer supermarkets in the region, including seven in the city, is closing a ShopRite in West Philadelphia, blaming the tax on soda and sweetened beverages. But the city and supporters of the beverage tax...
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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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Aldi
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Hadas Kuznits
August 29, 2018 - 7:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — North Philadelphia will soon be getting an affordable grocery store, right behind the Divine Lorraine Hotel. The community around 1300 Fairmount Ave. has long been in need of an area grocery store, and now City Council President Darrell Clarke says they'll soon be...
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Dreamstime
Kimberly Adams
August 19, 2018 - 2:17 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — In New Jersey, it could soon cost you more at the checkout line at grocery stores and some retailers. Legislation is one step closer to becoming law, and reaction to the proposed fee is a mixed bag. "I think that's ridiculous," said Debbie from Voorhees in response to...
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This Oct. 21, 2016 file photo shows a Rite Aid location in Philadelphia.
AP Photo/Matt Rourke
August 09, 2018 - 11:13 am
By Tom Murphy, AP Health Writer Rite Aid and the grocer Albertsons called off an agreement to become a single company with the deal facing shaky prospects in a shareholder vote. Shares of the drugstore chain plunged after markets opened Thursday. The owner of Safeway and other grocery brands had...
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Dreamstime
Ian Bush
June 11, 2018 - 9:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tens of thousands of products are hitting grocery store shelves with a special label that won't leave you squinting at the fine print. We're used to seeing nutrition facts and ingredient information on product packaging, but what if you need to know more? "Consumers...
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