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Shaw’s Supermarkets to cut 700 jobs

Cuts affect just under 4 percent of grocery chain’s employees

Shaw’s Supermarkets, a 169-store chain based in West Bridgewater, said it plans to cut 700 jobs, or just under 4 percent of its total employee headcount.

Total headcount after the reduction will be about 17,000, a company spokesman said, and there are no plans to close any stores. The company’s store count includes stores operating under the Star Market name.

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