What's in a name? 100 years of Stop & Shop

What's in a name? 100 years of Stop & Shop

The company known today as Stop & Shop traces its origins to the Economy Grocery Store, opened by the Rabinovitz family in Somerville, Mass., 100 years ago this September.

The chain has been renamed, revamped and reinvented multiple times since then, so Stop & Shop is celebrating the birthday with a theme of “Fresh Ideas for 100 Years.”

“The founders of this company first and foremost were about innovation,” Joe Kelley, president of Stop & Shop’s New England di

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