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New Canaan Grocery Store Reopens As Food Emporium Becomes Acme

ACME Supermarket will open Friday on the site of the former Food Emporium on Elm Street. Photo Credit: Frank MacEachern
The former Food Emporium on Elm Street will reopen as ACME Supermarket on Friday. Photo Credit: Frank MacEachern
Best Cellars at A&P will remain with that name at least for the immediate future as the adjacent Food Emporium, formerly owner by A&P, will reopen Friday as ACME Supermarket. Photo Credit: Frank MacEachern

NEW CANAAN, Conn. - Grocery shoppers will see a new name above the former Food Emporium on Elm Street in New Canaan as it reopens Friday as ACME Supermarket.

The sale of 95 A&P-owned stores to Acme and Stop & Shop was approved June 20 by a bankruptcy court in White Plains, N.Y.

The sale includes 71 stores to Acme for $246 million and 24 to Stop & Shop for $124 million.

The Food Emporium's parent company, Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company Inc, struggled to make money on the stores and finally declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy on July 20.

The A&P stores in Greenwich also switched over to the Acme brand. 

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