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The Ahold Delhaize Stop & Shop banner announced on June 10 a capital investment of $140 million in its New York stores which, in addition to a “new look”, will include thousands of new items from around the world “for ensure the assortment in each store”. reflects the diversity of the neighborhood it serves,” the retailer said in a statement.
Remodelings will also showcase value, Stop & Shop said, with trash cans and the addition of the Flashfood program, which offers fresh food nearing its best before date for up to 50% off.
“We are proud to make such a significant investment in New York, and we are excited to show customers that we can be the one-stop-shop for everything they need and that we provide great value, especially in today’s environment. .economic environment,” Gordon Reid, president of Stop & Shop, said in a statement.
Stop & Shop, which has more than 400 stores in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York and New Jersey, operates 25 stores in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island, offering home delivery in all five boroughs. Its Bay Plaza store in the Bronx was the first to be renovated, with additional upgrades in the boroughs over the next two years, Stop & Shop said.
The Bay Plaza store, which celebrated its grand reopening on June 10, has a new global marketplace with products from 14 different regions, including items specific to Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica, as well as halal meat, dairy products and groceries.
As Stop & Shop aims to adapt its assortment to each neighborhood, it said the renovation of its Maspeth, Queens stores will include Chinese and South American offerings, while customers in Sheepshead Bay will be offered more. Eastern European and kosher foods. The stores will also feature hundreds of local items made in the New York metro area.
New York stores will also emphasize value, offering more sale bins, special values on products highlighted in a weekly circular ad, and the ability to buy food at a discount through Flashfood. , said Stop & Shop. Flashfood launched at the Bay Plaza store on June 10 and will expand to other New York stores later this year.
In addition to investing in its stores, Stop & Shop is also committing $1 million to address food insecurity in New York City this year through several local initiatives and community partnerships, including investing in schools and public colleges in the city to ensure local students have access to healthy food.