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ACME Supermarkets to be Sold

The sale includes the Acme in Newtown Township, as well as 107 other Acme stores.

Acme grocery stores will be sold, parent company Supervalu announced Thursday. The sale includes the Acme locations Lower Southampton and Levittown, as well as 107 other Acme stores, NBC10 reported.

According to a press release, Supervalu has reached an agreement to sell Acme, along with four other supermarket chains it owns, to AB Acquisition. The total sale is for 877 stores.

The $3.3 billion transaction also includes the following supermarket chains: Albertsons, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s and Star Market.

A report posted on Phillyburbs.com stated the transaction does not presently involve the closing of Acme stores.

In September, Acme announced it was closing about 60 stores, including the Acme on West Trenton Road in Falls Township.

Maryanne Boyle January 11, 2013 at 04:37 PM
good over priced
ShopRite is BEST January 11, 2013 at 07:49 PM
According to store officials, less than one third of ACMES are profitable. With more competition entering the area, the new owners will milk the realestate for millions of bucks!! The ACME name will almost likely disappear.
scott jackson January 12, 2013 at 02:09 AM
Another empty store in levittown wal mart is the source of all evil.hopefully someone picks up the lancaster brand beef
Jeff Metzler January 14, 2013 at 07:43 PM
Lancaster Brand Beef is NOT graded, and according to Philly. Com, is tough as shoeleather
Gotta Opinion January 16, 2013 at 08:33 PM
I'm hoping it is replace with a store that can keep fresh produce!
Former Acme shopper January 16, 2013 at 08:42 PM
Acccording to Philly.Com. Maria's sources have Brown's ShopRite interested in several Bucks County Acmes, if Sandy can get the leases cheap enough. Acme is history just like Genuardi's and superstale Superfresh

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