Share up for grabs in A&P wind-down

Share up for grabs in A&P wind-down

“The bigger players might have liked to see A&P continue to survive so they could keep taking share instead of having to battle each other. Now they will have to go head-to-head more aggressively to gobble up that share.” — CRAIG ROSENBLUM, Willard Bishop

After years of nibbling away at A&P’s market share, competitors in the New York and Philadelphia markets are poised to take bigger bites as the tea company fades out of the picture.

As a result, Stop & Shop might have to become more aggressive against ShopRite in New York while Acme and Giant face off more directly in Philadelphia.

“A&P has been a weak sister for years, and everyone’s been taking share in bit

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