Monday, February 4, 2013
The company is holding discussions with labor representatives as the deadline for a three-year contract nears on Feb. 23.
Representatives of the Stop & Shop grocery store chain are looking to hire temporary replacement workers as it prepares for a potential labor strike, according to a report in the Boston Herald Friday. The Quincy-based company is currently holding contract discussions with United Food and Commercial Workers Union locals who represent more than 40,000 Stop & Shop employees in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island, according to the Herald. The three-year contract will expire on Saturday, Feb. 23. While discussions continue, the company is running eight hiring sites from Mansfield to Quincy to Woburn. A Stop & Shop spokeswoman told the Herald that the company is advertising replacement workers "in the event of a dispute" in an effort …
Friday, January 25, 2013
Shaw’s is losing money while customers leave the store for updated and expanded grocery store chains like Stop and Shop and Whole Foods.
One Shaw’s customer told the Boston Globe that the store’s prices are higher for basics like eggs, milk and bread. Customers going to other grocery stores for cheaper prices have become a problem for the company. Shaw’s sales fell from $5.3 billion to $3.8 billion in 2012. In Barnstable the company has faced tough competition from new stores in Hyannis and Sagamore. Market Basket, a company known for its cheap prices, opened a store in Sagamore in June 2012. The store is a huge draw for Cape residents who often drive far distances to cut down the grocery budget. Stop and Shop opened a new 65 thousand square foot store in Hyannis further drawing customers from Shaw’s. Shaw’s will face even more competition this winter. Wholes foods …
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Stop & Shop Supermarkets announced it removed from sale Daniella mangos due to possible salmonella contamination. Daniella mangos purchased between July 12 and August 24, 2012 are included in this recall.
Stop & Shop Supermarkets announced it removed from sale Daniella mangos due to possible salmonella contamination. Daniella mangos purchased between July 12 and August 24, 2012 are included in this recall. With Stop & Shop stores in Barnstable, it is time to check your fridge. Stop & Shop is aware of illnesses reported in Canada and associated with this recall. Customers who have purchased the product should discard any unused portions and bring their receipt to Stop & Shop for a full refund. Consumption of food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses. Salmonella infections can be life‐threatening, especially to those with weak immune systems, such as infants, the elderly …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
The new Stop & Shop on Route 132 in Hyannis is set to open on July 27.
The new Stop & Shop on Route 132 in Hyannis is set to open on July 27 at 7am, according to a The Barnstable Patriot report. "The new 65,000-square-foot stand-alone store, developed by Atlantis Development for Stop & Shop, was more than a decade in the making," The Barnstable Patriot reported. While it's been a decade in the making, how do you think it will impact us in the decade to come? Will it open the door for more big businesses to revamp Route 132? Cause more traffic? Be a great shopping spot? Tell us in the comments!