CHELSEA, Mass. -- A Save-A-Lot Food Store recently opened here offers low-income shoppers value-priced groceries in a limited-assortment format. The store, about 12,000 square feet, is in a former Stop & Shop unit that had been vacant for several months, according to city officials and the new store manager, Peter Nason. Save-A-Lot is a fast-growing St. Louis-based chain owned by Supervalu, Minneapolis. Most of the 750 stores are independently owned. They have a no-frills atmosphere, ...

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