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Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff
Shaw’s, the state’s second-largest supermarket operator with 84 stores, recently laid off 700 workers.
Walmart and Target promote themselves as one-stop supermarkets for busy families.
Kayana Szymczak for the Boston Globe
Whole Foods Market has 21 stores in Massachusetts and is building three more over the next year.
JOSH REYNOLDS FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE
Johnnie’s Foodmaster will close all 10 of its stores, and is selling leases of six of them to Whole Foods.
Stores like Trader Joe’s use offbeat marketing to promote innovative stock.
Gretchen Ertl for The Boston Globe
Wegmans operates a massive store in Northborough, and has two more locations on the way.
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