STOP & SHOP TO SELL UNITS TO SHAW'S, STAR

QUINCY, Mass. -- Stop & Shop Cos. here last week agreed to sell stores to two of its New England competitors: Shaw's Supermarkets, East Bridgewater, Mass., and Star Market, Cambridge, Mass.Star is buying four stores -- three Purity units and one Stop & Shop unit -- in the Greater Boston area, said Stop & Shop spokeswoman Mary Jo Anderson. Those are the first units Stop & Shop has sold since it was

QUINCY, Mass. -- Stop & Shop Cos. here last week agreed to sell stores to two of its New England competitors: Shaw's Supermarkets, East Bridgewater, Mass., and Star Market, Cambridge, Mass.

Star is buying four stores -- three Purity units and one Stop & Shop unit -- in the Greater Boston area, said Stop & Shop spokeswoman Mary Jo Anderson. Those are the first units Stop & Shop has sold since it was required to divest 17 when it acquired Purity Supreme, North Billerica,

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