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Grand Union Stores to Open in New York, Vermont

Specialty Food Association

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. is bringing Grand Union supermarkets back to shoppers in New York and Vermont. GU Markets LLC, an affiliate of C&S Wholesale Grocers, will operate these stores. 

"We’ve taken an iconic brand that everyone loved and leveraged our best-in-class retail strategies to take this legendary brand to the next level. Shoppers will get great prices and an extensive selection of fresh and grocery staples," said Bob Palmer, CEO of C&S Wholesale Grocers, in a statement. "These stores have been specially designed and stocked to ensure happy customers with a customized local assortment."

The stores will feature C&S' innovations in digital programming, loyalty, private brands, category management, promotional strategies, and fresh assortment, pricing, and marketing, said Eric Winn, COO of C&S Wholesale Grocers.

The new locations will open this week. New York State stores are in Warrensburg, Peru, Saranac Lake, Watertown, Rome, Sherrill, Cooperstown, Norwich, Owego, and Cortland. In Vermont, the new Grand Union will be located in Rutland.

To celebrate the grand openings, in-store ceremonies and special deals and giveaways will be offered. During the events, Grand Union stores will provide donations to local community partners to help keep their communities strong.

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