Klein’s Joins Wakefern; Stores to Convert to ShopRite

Klein’s Family Markets, a family-run independent based in Forest Hill, Md., said yesterday that it had joined the Wakefern Food Corp. cooperative and would convert its seven stores to the ShopRite banner.

KEASBEY, N.J. — Klein’s Family Markets, a family-run independent based in Forest Hill, Md., said yesterday that it had joined the Wakefern Food Corp. cooperative and would convert its seven stores to the ShopRite banner. The stores, set to convert over the next several months, would be ShopRite’s first in Maryland, officials said. “Membership in the Wakefern cooperative will allow us to continue to grow the business we have been building since 1925,” Michael J. Klein, vice president and purch

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