Pathmark goes back to basics with new product lines
MONTVALE, N.J. A&P is offering budget-conscious shoppers at its Pathmark banner stores household staples at low prices.
The Food Basics and Home Basics product lines provide shoppers with essential everyday items at affordable prices. The Food Basics line offers customers such offerings as cereal, produce and meat, while the Home Basics line includes paper towels, laundry detergent and more.
“This economy has definitely affected our customers’ shopping budgets. The new Food Basics and Home Basics brands will allow our shoppers to buy all their household necessities for much less than national brands.” said Sam Martin, CEO, The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company. “We are truly excited to bring these key brands to our valued shoppers who are looking for value everyday.”
The Food Basics and Homes Basics products are currently available in all Pathmark stores. These brands will also be launched in Food Basics stores in the coming months.
Food Lion selects OfficeMax as a supplier
SALISBURY, N.C. Food Lion announced that OfficeMax will be the supplier for its family of brands, which includes Food Lion, Bloom, Harveys and Reid’s.
According to Food Lion, its stores will carry more than 200 OfficeMax products year-round, including award-winning Tul writing instruments, Dioga style supply products and various grades of OfficeMax brand copy paper. Stores also will carry a variety of such back-to-school items as notebooks, school glue and crayons.
“The Food Lion family is very excited about offering the OfficeMax product line at great prices for our customers,” said Ann Raives, Food Lion family director of category management. “This partnership with OfficeMax will provide our customers access to a number of office and school supply products that can be conveniently purchased during their grocery shopping trip.”
Weis opens remodeled store
SUNBURY, Pa. Weis Markets on Thursday announced its State College remodel and that it will be donating $16,000 as part of its Grand Opening Celebration to be held Aug. 14.
Local donations include $10,000 to the Nittany Medical Center’s Rural Diabetes program, $5,000 to Centre Volunteers for Medicine and $1,000 to Alpha Fire Department, the volunteer fire company servicing Ferguson Township, where the store is located.
As part of the remodel, the store has all new decor, upgraded produce and bakery departments and an improved pharmacy.