PATHMARK OPENS ITS FIRST COMMUNITY STORE IN N.Y.

CARTERET, N.J. -- Pathmark Stores here has opened the first of its new community stores, a unit in Kew Gardens Hills, Queens, N.Y., that is about 20,000 square feet but appears to stock about 70% of the grocery stockkeeping units of the big supercenters. Center Store items take up most of the store's 12 aisles, including frozens, which fill all of aisle 11 and one side of aisle 12."This is our first

CARTERET, N.J. -- Pathmark Stores here has opened the first of its new community stores, a unit in Kew Gardens Hills, Queens, N.Y., that is about 20,000 square feet but appears to stock about 70% of the grocery stockkeeping units of the big supercenters. Center Store items take up most of the store's 12 aisles, including frozens, which fill all of aisle 11 and one side of aisle 12.

"This is our first small-store prototype," said Harvey Gutman, senior vice president for retail developm

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