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SN Top 10: Rite Aid, Walgreens, California’s Northgate Markets top the week’s headlines

These were the stories you couldn’t get enough of

In this week’s recap of the Top 10 most popular Supermarket News articles, the top story was Rite Aid closing additional stores in Chapter 11 filing. Rite Aid has added more store closings as part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, reports Georgia’s Jackson Progress-Argus. Originally, the Philadelphia-based retailer announced it would shut down 154 stores. However, on Nov. 2 Rite Aid filed a notice in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey adding 24 more.

Among other top stories:

  • Walgreens announces more corporate level layoffs
  • California’s Northgate Markets adds Mexican style food hall in Costa Mesa
  • Podcast: Kroger, Albertsons merger will mean competitive pricing and job security
  • Ahold Delhaize USA makes ‘difficult decision’ to sell FreshDirect

In other news, Sensory-friendly hours are returning to Walmart, and the policy has been expanded. The hours will take place every day from 8-10 a.m. starting Nov. 10, and the retailer said the move could be permanent.

More top stories:

  • Loblaw claims Canada’s ‘code of conduct’ will cost consumers $1B
  • 5 things: The rising stars of grocery
  • Close to 100 Rite Aid leases will be put up for sale
  • 5 things you might not know: Target
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