NEW YORK — Gristedes has covered up the word 'Trader' on the exterior signs of its revamped store on 14th Street here after rival Trader Joe's filed a lawsuit alleging trade dress infringement. The 10,00-square-foot "Trader John's" store opened as simply "John's" on Thursday. In an interview with SN before changing the sign, John Catsimatidis, chairman of Gristedes parent Red Apple Group, said he was considering changing to a similar name such as "Cheap John's" or "John's Bargain Store." ...
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