Friday, January 11, 2013
The owner of Shaw's and Star Market is selling stores to Cerberus Capital Management.
Shaw's and Star Market agreed to sell several stores to Cerberus Capital Management as part of $3.3 billion deal, according to a report in the Boston Globe Thursday. Cerberus Capital Management is a private equity firm that also controls Steward Hospital Health Care System. Supervalu Inc. of Minnesota owns Shaw's and Star Market and is expect to sell 169 stores as part of the deal for $100 million in cash, while Cerberus will assume $3.2 billion in existing debt the Globe reports. While the Boston Herald wrote "no immediate changes are planned for the West Bridgewater-based Shaw’s and Star Market grocery chains," the paper reported the deal "prompted speculation that some Shaw’s and Star Markets could return to the block after the deal …
Friday, November 2, 2012
Sources say 700 jobs are cut across a number of stores in New England.
Shaw's and Star Market are planning to make some cuts to their workforce in New England. The supermarket chains owned by Supervalu, Inc. are cutting 700 positions across 169 stores,according to an AP story on the Huffington Post. This follows a second-quarter loss for the company, which fired its CEO in July. See the full AP story on Huffington Post. About 90 of the employees have been informed of the decision, and a press release picked up on Daily Finance indicates the rest will be notified over the next several days. The company announced that the layoffs do not "impact SHAW'S overall commitment to the communities it serves." See the full press release on Daily Finance.
Saturday, July 14, 2012
Shaw's and Star Market could be on the selling block, according to a report in the Boston Herald.
Saturday, July 14, 2012
A sale could in the future for the Shaw's and Star Market, according to a report in the Boston Herald on Friday. The West Bridgewater-based Shaw's and Star Market has been struggling in its attempt to turnaround the company. In effort to change the fortunes of the company, Minneapolis-based Supervalu Inc., said Wednesday, it will cut its prices aggressively and eliminate $250 million in expenses in the next two years. The company owns 4,400 stores across the country with $35 billion in annual sales. “These are bold but necessary moves which will position Supervalu for success in this increasingly competitive environment,” CEO Craig Herkert said in a statement. “While our shift to a fair price plus promotion strategy is right for our …
Saturday, April 21, 2012
Every week, Patch goes grocery shopping to find the best deals at the local grocery stores.
Every week, Patch checks out the local grocery stores to see what is being offered. If you know of any other deals, please share them in the comment section. At Shaw's, split chicken breast are buy one, get one free, while California Naval Oranges, imported Barelett Pears or New York Apples are available for 99 cents a pound. Stone Ridge Creamery Ice Cream or Hot Pockets are two for $5. Ken's Dressing is $1 for 8-9 ounce bottle. At Roche Bros., red, ripe strawberries are two for $4, while Big Deals chicken breast is $1.99 per pound. Boneless Pork Sirloin Cutlets are $1.99 per pound. Poland Spring 24 pack waters are three for $10. Near East rice pilaf is $1 a box for 6.09 ounces. Kellog's Cereals are on sale for $1.99 a box. At Hannaford…
Saturday, April 14, 2012
Every week, Patch goes grocery shopping to find the best deals.
Every week, Patch goes grocery shopping to find the best deals at the local supermarkets. This week at Market Basket: -Fresh American Lamb Leg-$5.99 a pound. -Center Cut Pork Chops-$1.99 per pound. -Chicken Breast Cutlets $2.99 per pound. -Cape Cod Potato Chips two for $5. -Boneless Sirlion Tips $5.99 per pound. This week at Big Y: -Driscoll Organically Grown Strawberries $3.99 per pound. -Bay Scallops-$6.48 per pound. -Simply Orange Premium Orange Juice-three for $9. -Big Y Italian Sausage 14-16 ounces three for $10. -Dannon Light & Fit Yogurt four pack, 22 ounces, three for $6. This week at Roche Bros: -Two liter Coca Cola $1 each. -Boneless Pork Loin $1.99 per pound. -Orange Juice two for $5. -Dannon Yogurt 10 for $5. -Roche Bros. …
Saturday, April 7, 2012
Every week, Patch checks out what is going on at the local supermarkets and what's on sale there.
This week at Shaw's, it is semi-boneless rib roast or steak, three pounts for more is going for $5.99 per pound and Cook's shank portion ham is 99 cents. A 12-pack Pepsi, Pepsi Max, Diet Pepsi or Mountain Dew is five for $12. Wild boneless haddock fillets are $4.99 per pound and you can get 10 bottles of Coke, Coke Zero, Diet Coke or Sprite for $10. At Hannaford's, boneless skinless chicken breast is going for $1.99 per pound, while shoulder steak for London Broil is $2.99 a pound. Bags of 10 oranges is going for $3.99 each, while red vine cluster tomatoes are a $1.69 a pound. You can get two cans of my essentials crisp'n sweet corn two for $1, while Florida's natural premium orange juice is two for $5. Roche Bros. is selling London …
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Patch checks out the deals at the local grocery stores.
Every week, Patch goes grocery shopping to find the best deals at the local grocery stores. If you know of any other great deals, please share them in the comment section. At Shaw's, Cook's Rump Portion Ham is 99 cents a pounds, while green or white asparagus is $1.99 per pound. Green Giant Frozen Vetegables are 10 for $10 and you can mix and match the packages. Split Chicken breast is $1.99 per pound. At Roche Bros., Cook's Spiral Cut Ham is $1.49 per pound, while Fresh Whole Turkey is $1.29 per pound. Boneless Chicken Breast are $1.99 per pound and fresh whole pineapples are $2.99 each. Pepsi Cola 2 Liter bottles at $1 each with a limit of eight. At Hannaford's, my essentials Shank Portion Ham is 99 cents per pound, whiile Taste of …
Saturday, March 17, 2012
What's on sale at the local supermarkets? Patch Grocery Shopping finds out for you.
Every week, Patch Grocery Shopping searches the local supermarkets to find what they have on sale. STOP & SHOP-They are offering fresh strawberries or blueberries buy one get one free deal. Fresh O’Donnell’s Corned Beef Brisket is available for $1.49 per pound. Pepsi 12-packs are on sale in three for $10 deal, while Eight O’Clock Coffee is buy one and get one free. Fresh Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast are buy one and get one free. ROCHE BROS-Grey Corned Beef is on sale Saturday and Sunday for $2.79 per pound point cut and $3.99 a pound flat cut. Boneless chicken breast, three pounds or more, is available for $1.99 per pound. Foley’s Fresh Cod Filletts are $8.99 per pound. Snappy Fresh Green Beans are on sale for 99 cents a pound. BIG Y…
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Kennedy discussed issues ranging from Iran to DJ Henry during his campaign stop at the Five Corners' Shaw's
Joseph Kennedy III (D-Brookline) made a stop in the Shovel Town Saturday morning as part of a seven-town, two day long tour across the southern portion of Congressional District 4. Kennedy, the former Assistant District Attorney in Middlesex County, announced his candidacy for Congress last month. Since then, he has spent his time campaigning across the region. Saturday's meet and greet at the Five Corners' Shaw's was his first stop in Easton. "It’s been great," he said. "It’s been a great treat to be able to go around and get around the district and see what people are talking about and the concerns in people’s minds. We’ve been able to get around the district quite a bit, that’s why we’re here - to be able to get out and listen a little …
Grocery stores are offering St. Patrick's Day deals.
Every week, Patch goes grocery shopping to see what is being offered at the area grocery stores. If you know of any deals, we didn't write about, please put them into the comment section. HANNAFORD-You can save $4 on Hannaford's USDA Choice Beef Boneless Strip Steak at $6.99 per pound. A 12-pack of Pepsi Fridge Mats is available, three for $10 with 12-ounce cans. To get ready for St. Patrick's Day, fresh green cabbage is 39 cents per pound, while four-pound bag of Hannaford Red Potatoes at $2.49 per pound. ROCHE BROS.-You can get 2 liter bottle of Pepsi Cola for $1 for the 67.6 ounce bottles. They are offering Lay Potato Chips for two for $5, 10-10.6 ounce bags. Orange juice is on sale two for $5. For St. Patrick's Day, Point Cut Corned …