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There’s Plenty of Bread at Trader Joe’s (You’ll Just Have to Wait in Line For It)

The good news: There’s lots of bread at Trader Joe’s. The bad news: You’ll have to wait about a half-hour for it. The scene at […]


Fresh Market in Chestnut Hill Gets Grand-Opening Date

The Fresh Market has set a date for opening its new store in Chestnut Hill. The 21,000-square-foot location at 8208-18 Germantown Avenue will open January […]


Supermarket, Shopping Center to Northeast Philly After $12.5 Million in Tax Credits

The Wissinoming neighborhood of Northeast Philadelphia is getting a new $29 million shopping center that will include a ShopRite supermarket and space for retail stores and restaurants, […]


Whole Foods Sued After Overcharging Scandal

In the wake of an overcharging scandal, the problems for Whole Foods continue. Shareholder Yochanan Markman is leading a class-action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of Whole […]


Aldi Opening Four Stores, Hiring 350

Bottom Dollar Food may be gone, but its stores will live on. Aldi is opening four new supermarkets in locations that recently closed after being under the Bottom Dollar […]


Tap Check: Nodding Head Update (Kind of) and Yards Cape of Good Hope

Welcome to Tap Check, an occasional update on local beers in and around Philadelphia. The Internet was all abuzz this morning with a Reddit poster […]


Whole Foods CEO: We’re Victims in Overcharging Scandal

In its earnings call yesterday, Whole Foods executives said the widely reported price overcharging scandal hit the business hard, slowing sales growth sharply. The revelation came […]


Why Does Going To The Supermarket Still Suck?

The announced bankruptcy of A&P doesn’t surprise me. I’ve watched the supermarket chain decline over the years and I’m sorry for the 28,000 employees who are […]


Acme to Buy 76 A&P Supermarkets

Soon after the A&P supermarket company filed for bankruptcy, it entered into an agreement to sell 76 of its 296 stores to Acme Markets. The supermarkets are under […]


Superfresh, Pathmark Closing Local Stores

The A&P supermarket chain has filed for bankruptcy for the second time in just five years. It owns Superfresh, Pathmark, Food Basics, The Food Emporium and […]


Whole Foods Admits to Overcharging Customers

If Whole Foods wants to drop the “Whole Paycheck” stereotype, today’s news won’t help. In the wake of a New York Department of Consumer Affairs investigation finding […]


Drink Up, Penn Kids: Fresh Grocer to Sell Beer

Finally, a place for Penn students to get beer! An employee at the Fresh Grocer’s 40th and Walnut location confirmed to The Daily Pennsylvanian that […]


Philadelphians Ignore Stabbing in Pathmark Aisle, Keep Shopping

Man stabbed in the face inside Pathmark, unfazed customers continue shopping in bloody aisle: — NBC10 Philadelphia (@NBCPhiladelphia) October 8, 2014 What are […]