Stop and Shop

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Stop and Shop

Postby clifford on Fri Oct 27, 2006 11:17 am

When I was at Demoulas today the cashier told me that Stop & Shop had bought the plaza that Brooks, Blockbuster etc. are in on Main St. and they are putting a Stop & Shop and Rite Aid in there. Anyone know anything about that?
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Postby Davidgay on Fri Oct 27, 2006 11:26 am

This is the first I have heard of this but I will check it out.
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Postby cozmo on Fri Oct 27, 2006 2:09 pm

Does anyone know yet what is going on in front of Walmarts, what is going in there?
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Postby benike84 on Fri Oct 27, 2006 8:41 pm

I was told the same thing about Stop & Shop. No idea how true it is, but I can't imagine it working out.
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Postby cjsmom on Sat Oct 28, 2006 12:19 am

Wow, a Stop & Shop AND a Hannafords. Next, Tewksbury will get a Starbucks. Heh.
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Postby Lcarter81 on Sat Oct 28, 2006 12:33 am

Oooohhh...a Starbucks...that would be my dream come true! :-)
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Postby tjlmom2005 on Sat Oct 28, 2006 12:50 am

Ohhhh a Starbucks - that would mean I would get Perfectos all to myself!!!!!!

It's amazing how things get around - and that would really increase the already yucky traffic for that stretch of road (i.e. sitting in the middle of the Livingston Street intersection because of the backups at the Shawsheen lights)...but I suppose having another choice (and not all the way down on the other side of the world) would be nice.
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Postby Tiff on Sat Oct 28, 2006 7:38 am

In front of Wal-Mart is going to be a Quizno's sub shop, KFC and a Dollar Store. I'm not sure what else.
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Postby amc800 on Sat Oct 28, 2006 8:43 am

Taco Bell can be added to Tiff's response.
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Postby tewmac on Sat Oct 28, 2006 9:57 am

I'd be surprised if Stop & Shop was allowed to move into town again. They had to close the Purity farther north on Main St when they bought the Purity chain. But that was 10 years ago, so maybe the poison pill ran out.

And, we all know that Market Basket will do everything and anything (true or not) to prevent the permiting of a grocery store in their home town. Look what they did to Hannafords in Lowell, that took years to do.
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Postby Rippington on Sat Oct 28, 2006 1:01 pm

Not just Hannaford's in Lowell, but also Stop & Shop in Hudson, across from DeMoulas and also another time in Chelmsford with a competitor. Usually the tool of choice is a traffic study to keep competitors away for a few years.
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Postby swamper on Mon Oct 30, 2006 1:59 am

From the Northwest section of Sunday's Boston Globe's "Community Briefing":

TEWKSBURY- Plaza Takes Shape

Construction is more than half-finished at the retail development on Route 38, in the Walmart shopping center. The 29,000 square foot plaza is slated to be completed by late December, according to Brian Lafferty of Empire Management Inc., based in Acton, which owns the parcel. Lafferty said the three buildings are attracting national retail outlets, including a fast food restaurant or a bank for the 3,300 square foot structure, and a credit union making up part of the 4,000 square foot building. The adjacent 21,000 square foot building will contain about 14 outlets. Lafferty said he expects Wamesit Place to open in January, with three quarters of the units occupied.

- Joyce Pellino Crane
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Postby DTH31 on Wed Nov 01, 2006 5:08 pm

Oh my God! ANOTHER freaking Credit Union??? I never ever see anyone at the Tewksbury Credit Union except the 2 cars parked there every day and those are the people that probably work there. And they are bringing in Metropolitan Credit Union in that new plaza just finished. Geez....I think we need a few more pizza places too! HA HA
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Postby nana8 on Wed Nov 01, 2006 6:29 pm

The Tewksbury Credit Union generates millions of dollars per year, I wouldn't call that empty!!!!!
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Postby magnum PI on Wed Nov 01, 2006 6:40 pm

They generate millions per year, what are they printing money in the back room?
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