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Grocery store worker
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Antionette Lee
March 27, 2020 - 10:53 am
Hundreds of essential Philadelphia workers came together Thursday night for a virtual town hall meeting, voicing how the coronavirus pandemic is adversely affecting their livelihood. Read more here.
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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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Coronavirus panic buying at Wegmans
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Paul Kurtz
March 13, 2020 - 12:15 pm
Thousands of people in the area have flooded supermarkets to stock up on grocery items, out of concern for the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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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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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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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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