“The opportunity for a successful food and drug retailer is to resonate with those people in each neighborhood," says A&P CEO Sam Martin, pictured here in the newly renovated Weehawken store.
They’re separated by less than 10 miles and the Hudson River, but nobody would confuse Bergenfield, N.J., and Harlem, N.Y. — unless, that is, you happened to be in a Pathmark store. These communities on either side of the George Washington Bridge — one a leafy, middle-class, largely Jewish suburb, and the other a dense, multi-ethnic, largely poor community in the heart of a city — cast vastly different shadows, but until very recently had Pathmark stores in each ...
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