QUINCY, Mass. -- Stop & Shop Cos. here has agreed to sell four Purity stores in Massachusetts, three to local supermarket operators.
The deals, disclosed last week, are in line with Stop & Shop's decision to sell 31 of the 55 Purity Supreme stores it acquired late last year. The decision to sell the stores was made before Stop & Shop announced its agreement to be acquired by Dutch-based Royal Ahold.
Two stores, in Whitman and South Weymouth, are being sold to Foodm