Monday, April 29, 2013
Shoppers will also be able to donate to the fund through an in-store fundraising campaign.
Shaw's and Star Market announced this week it will donate $100,000 to The One Fund Boston, the foundation collecting money to support victims of the April 15 Boston Marathon bombings. In a press release issued this week, the supermarket chain also announced it is launching an in-store fundraising campaign where customers can donate to The One Fund Boston. Shoppers will be able to contribute any amount to the fund during checkout and all proceeds will go directly to The One Fund. In addition, Shaw's and Star Market said it will match all shopper donations up to an additional $100,000, the press release said. “As an organization that has been part of the New England and Boston communities for over 150 years, we understand how this tragedy…
Friday, January 11, 2013
The owner of Shaw's and Star Market is selling stores to Cerberus Capital Management.
Shaw's and Star Market agreed to sell several stores to Cerberus Capital Management as part of $3.3 billion deal, according to a report in the Boston Globe Thursday. Cerberus Capital Management is a private equity firm that also controls Steward Hospital Health Care System. Supervalu Inc. of Minnesota owns Shaw's and Star Market and is expect to sell 169 stores as part of the deal for $100 million in cash, while Cerberus will assume $3.2 billion in existing debt the Globe reports. While the Boston Herald wrote "no immediate changes are planned for the West Bridgewater-based Shaw’s and Star Market grocery chains," the paper reported the deal "prompted speculation that some Shaw’s and Star Markets could return to the block after the deal …
Friday, November 2, 2012
Sources say 700 jobs are cut across a number of stores in New England.
Shaw's and Star Market are planning to make some cuts to their workforce in New England. The supermarket chains owned by Supervalu, Inc. are cutting 700 positions across 169 stores,according to an AP story on the Huffington Post. This follows a second-quarter loss for the company, which fired its CEO in July. See the full AP story on Huffington Post. About 90 of the employees have been informed of the decision, and a press release picked up on Daily Finance indicates the rest will be notified over the next several days. The company announced that the layoffs do not "impact SHAW'S overall commitment to the communities it serves." See the full press release on Daily Finance.
Friday, June 3, 2011
Check out the most popular movie rentals in Canton.
Opting to save some cash and have a movie night in this weekend? Check out what your neighbors in Canton are renting at the Redbox at Shaws. Also, try your luck and enter the Redbox Summer Fun & Games Sweepstakes. You could win $10,000! Here are the top 10 most popular rentals for Canton this week: Rank Title 1 I Am Number Four 2 No Strings Attached 3 The Mechanic 4 The Roommate 5 The Dilemma 6 Little Fockers 7 The Green Hornet 8 Gulliver’s Travels 9 Black Swan 10 The King’s Speech
Saturday, May 14, 2011
This week, be sure to stay local, save on gas and check out these deals!
Each week, the “Frugalogist” at the Canton Patch compiles the best deals in and around town. Frugal Family is sure to save you both time and money! Deal 1: “Cran-tastic” beverage deal at Shaw’s! How it works: Shaw’s Supermarket is debuting Ocean Spray’s new powdered, single serve cranberry juice packets…the kind you pour into your water for a fruity kick! Buying 2 boxes for $5 will earn you a free 24 pack of Shaw’s brand bottled waters! Tis the season for good hydration! Good through: May 19, 2011 Deal 2: Swishful Thinking How it works: While it may be a little chilly to think about the beach, Rite Aid’s sale of 25% off all pools, pool toys, goggles and inflatables can always come in handy at the indoor pool this spring! Good Through: …
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Happy St. Patrick's Day, Canton!
Here at Canton Patch, we have spent the week scouring the "town O'Canton" to find the best places to celebrate the St. Patrick's Day holiday with your family, friends and all lovers of Irish food, music and culture! 1. Hands down, the Irish Cultural Centre in Canton is the place to be on St. Patrick's Day. Starting at 3:00 p.m., a full Irish Buffet and Irish Music starts up, and the party goes on all night. Irish step dancing and raffles begin at 7:00 p.m., including a chance to win a trip to Ireland! 2. Finbarr's Auld Irish Pub in the center of Canton will be having a St. Patty's Day party as well. Corned beef dinner, Irish Step Dancing and a traditional Irish Seisun to follow in the evening. 3. Rock out at the Joshua Tree Concert on …
Saturday, February 19, 2011
This week, Patch scoured our local sources to come up with great ways to save at The Sled and Golf Club Factory, Shaw’s Supermarket, Fuzion Sports Club and the Canton Public Library. Remember to check with the merchant for additional conditions.
1. Mention the Canton Patch and Get 15% Off all Snow-Related Items at The Sled and Golf Club Factory DEAL: A special promotion for all sledding enthusiasts and loyal Patch readers. All snow-tubes, toboggans and sleds are 15% off for folks mentioning Patch when purchasing. Just in time for February Vacation! Good Through: Valid through the rest of the 2011 winter season 2. Work Out Savings DEAL: Head over to the Fuzion Sports Club at 300 Turnpike Street. New members can choose between $50 off their monthly dues or $50 off a year’s membership. Good Through: February 22, 2011 3. Earn Free Milk DEAL: Shaw’s Supermarket is offering a promotion in which a customer buys 6 gallons of milk and gets the seventh one free. (Note: you don’t …
Saturday, February 12, 2011
This week, Patch scoured our local sources to come up with great ways to save at Ceramics A La Carte, The Village Toy Shop, Shaw’s Supermarket and more.
Remember to check with the merchant for additional conditions!
1. Buy Two-Get-One Free Deal at the Village Toy Shop DEAL: A decent and varied selection of top-quality children’s toys are gathered together at the front of the store. If you buy two, at already reduced prices, a third item of equal or lesser value from that section is yours free! Good Through: While Supplies Last 2. Off-Season Savings DEAL: Head over to the Shaw’s at Cobb’s Corner, where you can buy all kinds of Patriots gear for 75% off. Hey, there’s always next season to look forward to! Good Through: While Supplies Last 3. Snow Day Specials at Ceramic A La Cart DEAL: Any time your child’s school is cancelled due to snow, head over to the Ceramics A La Carte shop at Cobb’s Corner. Your child’s studio fee will be 50% off. Even…
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
For some, the snow means a little extra green.
For most folks, more snow means aching backs and a huge headache. But for some lucky businesses, the white stuff means more green in their wallets. The local supermarkets thrive during the New England winters thanks to the plethora of storms and Blizzard of 78-preparedness. Locals can not hunker down for a storm without their milk, eggs and bread. At Shaw's in Canton, the parking lot was difficult to navigate as cars were driving during the intense snow and low visibility. Shoppers ran in to buy the New England essentials before this week's two-part storm hit full swing. Aisles were packed with customers at 1o:00 a.m. Tuesday. According to a check-out clerk, "This place has been busy since I got here at 8:30 this morning." A customer …
Local deals to help with your next shopping trip.
This week, Canton Patch scoured our local sources to come up with great deals on theatre tickets, Super Bowl snacks and outdoor recreational opportunities. Remember to check with the merchant for additional conditions! 1. TICKETS TO “THE SECRET GARDEN” DEAL: The Canton Public Library offers patrons the opportunity to see the Wheelock Family Theatre’s Professional Production of “The Secret Garden” at a 50% discount every Friday evening. Reserve your pass at http://town.canton.ma.us/library/ Good Through: February 25, 2011 2. GAME TIME SAVINGS DEAL: Head over to the Shaw’s at Cobb’s Corner, where you can buy one box of Orville Redenbacher’s Microwave Popcorn and get another box free, plus a 2 Liter bottle of 7UP or Root Beer. Good …