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1 Delco ACME to Close

Find out which area supermarkets got spared the axe from SUPERVALU cuts and which will be closing.

will remain open, but the Acme in Sharon Hill will be closing, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Corporate owner SUPERVALU Inc. announced Wednesday in a news release that it will close about 60 stores nationwide, including 38 supermarkets, that are deemed "underperforming or non-strategic." The chain, which owns Malvern-based ACME, spared the and .

According to The Philadelphia Inquirer, Sharon Hill, Morrisville,  and Glassboro, NJ will see their ACME stores close before Dec. 1, 2012. An additional Acme will close in Stevensville, MD.

Wayne Sales, SUPERVALU's president, said:

“These decisions are never easy because of the impact a store closure has on our team members, our customers, and our communities. Today’s announcement reflects our commitment to move with a greater sense of urgency to reduce costs and improve shareholder value.”

ACME operates 116 stores in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland, employing more than 13,000 associates, according to its website.

rob neal September 06, 2012 at 08:41 PM
Sharon Hill Acme was my first job when I was in high school over 25 years. ago
Bill Collins January 14, 2013 at 09:19 PM
Acmw sells Lancaster Brand Beef, which according to Philly.Com, is tough as shoeleather.

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