STORE OF A DIFFERENT SHAPE

BOSTON -- Shaw's new flagship store at the Prudential Center here is, in supermarket terms, an odd bird.It's spade-shaped instead of rectangular -- three levels when most supermarkets are one. If that weren't distinction enough, the store has the Massachusetts turnpike running directly underneath it and a grassy park sprouting from its rooftop.But Shaw's executives feel confident that its sophisticated

BOSTON -- Shaw's new flagship store at the Prudential Center here is, in supermarket terms, an odd bird.

It's spade-shaped instead of rectangular -- three levels when most supermarkets are one. If that weren't distinction enough, the store has the Massachusetts turnpike running directly underneath it and a grassy park sprouting from its rooftop.

But Shaw's executives feel confident that its sophisticated design and emphasis on premiere foods will quickly turn this odd duck int

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