Friday, January 11, 2013
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.
Friday, September 7, 2012
SuperValu, the parent company of Acme Supermarkets, announces it is closing 60 under-performing stores, including the one on Trenton Ave. in Morrisville.
UPDATE: A complete list of Acme closing is now attached. The Falls Acme on New Falls Road will remain open, but the one in orrisville will close. Corporate owner of Acmes, Supervalu Inc., announced Wednesday in a news release that it will close about 60 stores, including the Morrisville Acme at 545 West Trenton near Falls Township, that are deemed "underperforming or non-strategic." The chain, which owns Malvern-based Acme, spared stores in Bensalem, Bristol Township, Doylestown, Horsham, Lower Southampton, Newtown Township and Warminster. According to The Philadelphia Inquirer, Falls Township, Sharon Hill, and Glassboro, NJ will see their Acmes close before Dec. 1, 2012. An additional Acme will close in Stevensville, MD. Wayne Sales, …
Saturday, January 8, 2011
According to reports, there was a bank robbery inside a grocery store in Levittown.
According to reports, there was a bank robbery inside a grocery store in Levittown. A robber struck the Citizens Bank branch located inside the Acme grocery store on the 6800 block of New Falls Road shortly after 12 p.m. Saturday, according to reports. The robber fled with an undisclosed amount of cash, but dropped it near the store after a dye packet inside exploded, according to reports. A resident on Woerner Avenue saw the bag, retrieved it and alerted authorities, according to reports. The robber is described as a black man, in his early 20s, last seen wearing a dark-colored hoodie and fleeing towards Woerner Avenue. There was no immediate word on any injuries or whether an arrest was made. The manager of Acme refused to comment on the…